17 Sensational Live Performances By Janis Joplin

“When I heard her sing I recognized my influence, but I also heard the electricity and rage in her own voice. I loved her attitude.” -Etta James

1. “Little Girl Blue” on This is Tom Jones (1969)

2. “Ball and Chain” at The Monterey Pop Festival (1967)

With Big Brother and the Holding Company.

3. “Cry Baby” in Canada during The Festival Express (1970)

4. “Maybe” (1969)

5. “To Love Somebody” on The Dick Cavett Show (1969)

6. “Tell Mama” in Canada during The Festival Express (1970)

7. “Work Me, Lord” at Woodstock (1969)

8. “Move Over” on The Dick Cavett Show (1970)

9. “Mercedes Benz” (1970)

10. “Piece of My Heart” in Germany (1969)

11. “Summertime” (1969)

12. “Combination of the Two” at The Monterey Pop Festival (1967)

With Big Brother and the Holding Company.

13. “Raise Your Hand” on This is Tom Jones (1969)

With Tom Jones.

14. “Down On Me” (1967)

With Big Brother and the Holding Company.

15. “Ain’t No More Cane” in Canada during The Festival Express (1970)

With Rick Danko, Jerry Garcia, and Bob Weir… coolest jam session EVER.

16. “Try (Just A Little Bit Harder)” on The Dick Cavett Show (1969)

17. “Me and Bobby McGee” (1970)

“This is a song by a good friend of mine who’s a very good songwriter, and is gonna be very famous in about — I give him a year. His name is Kris Kristofferson, and he sure does write some nice tunes. This is called ‘Bobby McGee.’”

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