Janis Joplin
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Me and Bobby McGee
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Piece of My Heart
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Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)
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Mercedes Benz
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Summertime [Live at The Woodstock Music & Art Fair, August 17, 1969]

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    The greatest white female rock singer of the 1960s, Janis Joplin was also a great blues singer, making her material her own with her wailing, raspy, supercharged emotional delivery. First rising to stardom as the frontwoman for San Francisco psychedelic band Big Brother & the Holding Company, she left the group in the late '60s for a brief and uneven (though commercially successful) career as a solo artist. Although she wasn't always supplied with the best material or most sympathetic musicians, her best recordings, with both Big Brother and on her own, are some of the most ex... Read more

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