Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Piece of My Heart
4.65 4:15
2 Summertime
4 3:59
3 Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)
3:53
4 Cry Baby
3.5 3:57
5 Me & Bobby McGee
4.35 4:34
6 Down on Me
3:06
7 Get It While You Can
3 3:26
8 Bye Bye Baby
2:36
9 Move Over
3 3:40
10 Ball & Chain
8:00
11 I Can't Stand the Rain
3:12
12 Mercedes Benz
3 1:48
13 Son of a Preacher Man
2:26
14 A Woman Left Lonely
3:29
15 Dear Landlord
2:27
16 Turtle Blues
4:30
17 All is Loneliness
2:19
18 Maybe (live)
4:00
19 Magic of Love (live)
3:57

Credits

Medium 1

acoustic guitar:
Janis Joplin (track 5)
drums (drum set):
Clark Pierson (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
Dave Getz (1968-05-20) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
bass guitar and guitar:
Peter Albin (1968-05-20) (track 1)
organ:
Ken Pearson (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
guitar:
John Till (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
Sam Andrew (1968-05-20) (track 1)
James Gurley (1968-05-20) (track 1)
piano:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
background vocals:
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
Janis Joplin (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
John Till (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
Phil Badella (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
John Cooke (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
Vince Mitchell (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
Ken Pearson (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
Clark Pierson (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
composer:
Richard Barrett (US soul producer/singer) (track 18)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 2)
Janis Joplin (track 9)
Powell St. John (track 8)
engineer:
Phil Macy (50s-70s engineer) (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
guest tambourine:
Sandra Crouch (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
guest bongos and congas:
Bobbye Hall (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
lead vocals:
Janis Joplin (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
Janis Joplin (1968-05-20) (track 1)
lyricist:
Richard Barrett (US soul producer/singer) (track 18)
Janis Joplin (track 9)
Powell St. John (track 8)
Ira Gershwin (track 2)
DuBose Heyward (track 2)
performer:
Full Tilt Boogie (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
producer:
Paul A. Rothchild (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 12)
John Simon (US producer, arranger, composer, songwriter and musician) (track 1)
writer:
Bert Russell Berns (tracks 1, 4)
Fred Foster (track 5)
Janis Joplin (track 12)
Kris Kristofferson (track 5)
Michael McClure (track 12)
Bob Neuwirth (track 12)
Jerry Ragovoy (tracks 1, 4, 7)
Mort Shuman (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1999) (track 1)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 2)
Warner/Chappell (track 2)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 2)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 2)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track 2)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 148) (track 5)
arrangements:
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 2)
Piece of My Heart (1968-05-20) (track 1)
Cry Baby (1970-09-05) (track 4)
Get It While You Can (1970-09-24) (track 7)
Me and Bobby McGee (1970-09-25) (track 5)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 2)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 2)
The Bones of You (track 2)
later parody versions:
Honda Accord (Mercedes Benz parody) (track 12)
later translated parody versions:
Mercedes Benz (track 12)
Tschibuti (track 2)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (track 2)
Mercedes Benz (German version by Hubert von Goisern) (track 12)
Mercedes Benz (german version) (track 12)
Sommartid (track 2)
Summa is (track 2)
later versions:
Bobby McGee (track 5)
Mie ja Bobby McGee (track 5)
live cover recording of:
Maybe (track 18)
recording of:
Bye, Bye Baby (track 8)
Move Over (1970-09-25) (track 9)
Mercedes Benz (1970-10-01) (track 12)
referred to in medleys: