Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Piece of My Heart
4.65 4:15
2 Cry Baby
3.6 3:58
3 Kozmic Blues
4:23
4 Move Over
3 3:42
5 Mercedes Benz
3 1:47
6 Me and Bobby McGee
4.35 4:32
7 Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)
3:54
8 Turtle Blues
4:20
9 I Need a Man to Love
4:55
10 To Love Somebody
5:18
11 Maybe
3:44
12 Ball and Chain
7:57
13 Summertime
4 3:59
14 Oh, Sweet Mary
4:17
15 Little Girl Blue
3:49

Credits

Medium 1

acoustic guitar:
Janis Joplin (track 6)
drums (drum set):
Clark Pierson (tracks 2, 4–6)
Dave Getz (1968-05-20) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (tracks 2, 4–6)
bass guitar and guitar:
Peter Albin (1968-05-20) (track 1)
organ:
Ken Pearson (tracks 2, 4–6)
guitar:
John Till (tracks 2, 4–6)
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 2, 4–6)
arranger:
James Morgan (conductor) (track 13)
Juliette Pochin (track 13)
background vocals:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (tracks 2, 4–6)
Ken Pearson (tracks 2, 4–6)
Clark Pierson (tracks 2, 4–6)
John Till (tracks 2, 4–6)
Phil Badella (tracks 2, 4–6)
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (tracks 2, 4–6)
John Cooke (tracks 2, 4–6)
Janis Joplin (tracks 2, 4–6)
Vince Mitchell (tracks 2, 4–6)
composer:
Richard Barrett (US soul producer/singer) (track 11)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 13)
Janis Joplin (track 4)
Richard Rodgers (1935) (track 15)
engineer:
Phil Macy (50s-70s engineer) (tracks 2, 4–6)
guest tambourine:
Sandra Crouch (tracks 2, 4–6)
guest bongos and congas:
Bobbye Hall (tracks 2, 4–6)
lead vocals:
Janis Joplin (tracks 2, 4–6)
Janis Joplin (1968-05-20) (track 1)
lyricist:
Richard Barrett (US soul producer/singer) (track 11)
Ira Gershwin (track 13)
DuBose Heyward (track 13)
Janis Joplin (track 4)
Lorenz Hart (1935) (track 15)
performer:
Full Tilt Boogie (tracks 2, 4–6)
producer:
Paul A. Rothchild (tracks 2, 4–6)
John Simon (US producer, arranger, composer, songwriter and musician) (track 1)
writer:
Bert Russell Berns (tracks 1–2, 2)
Fred Foster (track 6)
Barry Gibb (track 10)
Robin Gibb (track 10)
Kris Kristofferson (track 6)
Michael McClure (track 5)
Bob Neuwirth (track 5)
Jerry Ragovoy (tracks 1–2, 2)
Janis Joplin (track 5)
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:
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 10)
Chappell & Co. (track 13)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 13, 15)
Gibb Brothers Music (track 10)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (track 15)
Warner/Chappell (track 13)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 13)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 13)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track 13)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 148) (track 6)
arrangements:
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
cover recording of:
Little Girl Blue (track 15)
Maybe (track 11)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 13)
To Love Somebody (track 10)
Piece of My Heart (1968-05-20) (track 1)
Cry Baby (1969-09-05) (track 2)
Cry Baby (1970-09-05) (track 2)
Me and Bobby McGee (1970-09-25) (track 6)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 13)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 13)
The Bones of You (track 13)
later parody versions:
Honda Accord (Mercedes Benz parody) (track 5)
later translated parody versions:
Mercedes Benz (track 5)
Tschibuti (track 13)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (track 13)
Mercedes Benz (German version by Hubert von Goisern) (track 5)
Mercedes Benz (german version) (track 5)
Sommartid (track 13)
Summa is (track 13)
À vos quinze ans (track 15)
later versions:
Bobby McGee (track 6)
Mie ja Bobby McGee (track 6)
part of:
Jumbo (track 15)
recording of:
Move Over (1970-09-25) (track 4)
Mercedes Benz (1970-10-01) (track 5)
referred to in medleys: