Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piece of My Heart
Big Brother & the Holding Company 4.65 4:15
2 Summertime
Big Brother & the Holding Company 3 4:02
3 Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)
Kozmic Blues Band 3 3:57
4 Cry Baby
Full Tilt Boogie Band 3.5 4:00
5 Me and Bobby McGee
Full Tilt Boogie Band 4.35 4:34
6 Down on Me
Big Brother & the Holding Company 3:10
7 Get It While You Can
Full Tilt Boogie Band 3 3:28
8 Bye, Bye Baby
Big Brother & the Holding Company 3 2:38
9 Move Over
Full Tilt Boogie Band 3 3:44
10 Ball and Chain
Full Tilt Boogie Band 8:00

Credits

Medium 1

acoustic guitar:
Janis Joplin (track 5)
drumset:
Clark Pierson (track 5)
Dave Getz (1968-05-20) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (track 5)
bass guitar and guitar:
Peter Albin (1968-05-20) (track 1)
drums:
Dave Getz (1968-05-28) (track 2)
organ:
Ken Pearson (track 5)
guitar:
John Till (track 5)
Sam Andrew (1968-05-20) (track 1)
James Gurley (1968-05-20) (track 1)
James Gurley (1968-05-28) (track 2)
bass and guitar:
Peter Albin (1968-05-28) (track 2)
Sam Andrew (1968-05-28) (track 2)
piano:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (track 5)
arranger:
Sam Andrew (track 2)
Janis Joplin (track 6)
background vocals:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (track 5)
John Till (track 5)
Phil Badella (track 5)
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (track 5)
John Cooke (track 5)
Janis Joplin (track 5)
Vince Mitchell (track 5)
Ken Pearson (track 5)
Clark Pierson (track 5)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 2)
Powell St. John (track 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
Janis Joplin (track 9)
Big Mama Thornton (track 10)
engineer:
Phil Macy (50s-70s engineer) (track 5)
guest tambourine:
Sandra Crouch (track 5)
guest bongos and congas:
Bobbye Hall (track 5)
lead vocals:
Janis Joplin (track 5)
Janis Joplin (1968-05-20) (track 1)
Janis Joplin (1968-05-28) (track 2)
lyricist:
Powell St. John (track 8)
Ira Gershwin (track 2)
DuBose Heyward (track 2)
Janis Joplin (tracks 6, 9)
Big Mama Thornton (track 10)
performer:
Full Tilt Boogie (track 5)
producer:
Gabriel Mekler (track 3)
Paul A. Rothchild (tracks 4–5, 7, 9)
Robert A. Shad (track 8)
John Simon (US producer, arranger, composer, songwriter and musician) (tracks 1–2)
recording engineer:
Fred Catero (track 6)
writer:
Bert Russell Berns (tracks 1, 4)
Fred Foster (track 5)
Kris Kristofferson (track 5)
Jerry Ragovoy (tracks 1, 3, 3–4, 7)
Mort Shuman (track 7)
Chip Taylor (tracks 3, 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1999) (tracks 1–2)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 2)
Warner/Chappell (track 2)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 2)
WB Music Corp. (1935) (track 2)
sampled by:
Rock Bottom by Eminem (track 2)
part of:
arrangements:
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Ball and Chain (track 10)
Piece of My Heart (1968-05-20) (track 1)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (1968-05-28) (track 2)
Try (Just a Little Bit Harder) (1969-06-24) (track 3)
Cry Baby (1969-09-05) (track 4)
Get It While You Can (1970-09-24) (track 7)
Me and Bobby McGee (1970-09-25) (track 5)
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 2)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 2)
The Bones of You (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 2)
later translated versions:
Sommartid (track 2)
Summa is (track 2)
later versions:
Bobby McGee (track 5)
Mie ja Bobby McGee (track 5)
part of:
recording of:
Down on Me (track 6)
Bye, Bye Baby (1966-12-13) (track 8)
Move Over (1970-09-25) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:

Release Group

artist & repertoire support: Steve Berkowitz (A&R executive at Sony. Also credited as reissue producer)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000190443 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/72232 [info]
Wikidata: Q6154634 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Janis Joplin's Greatest Hits [info]