Janis Joplin was born on January 19, 1943 in Port Arthur,Texas and would have turned 72 years old today.

Last January, Rolling Stone premiered "I'm Gonna Rock My Way to Heaven," a song originally and eerily written for the singer shortly before her death in 1970.

The song was written by producer Jerry Ragovoy and is brought to life by the acclaimed Mary Bridget Davies.

You can hear the song at rollingstone.com.

Happy birthday in Rock Heaven, Janis!