Tracklist

CD 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 3.6 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 4.45 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

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Janis Joplin (track 5)
drums (drum set):
Clark Pierson (tracks 4–5)
Dave Getz (1968-05-20) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (tracks 4–5)
bass guitar and guitar:
Peter Albin (1968-05-20) (track 1)
membranophone:
Dave Getz (1968-05-28) (track 2)
organ:
Ken Pearson (tracks 4–5)
guitar:
John Till (tracks 4–5)
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) (tracks 4–5)
arranger:
Sam Andrew (track 2)
Janis Joplin (track 6)
background vocals:
Phil Badella (tracks 4–5)
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (tracks 4–5)
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (tracks 4–5)
John Cooke (tracks 4–5)
Janis Joplin (tracks 4–5)
Vince Mitchell (tracks 4–5)
Ken Pearson (tracks 4–5)
Clark Pierson (tracks 4–5)
John Till (tracks 4–5)
composer:
Bert Russell Berns (track 1)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 2)
Jerry Ragovoy (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
Fred Foster (track 5)
Janis Joplin (track 9)
Kris Kristofferson (track 5)
Powell St. John (track 8)
Big Mama Thornton (track 10)
engineer:
Phil Macy (50s-70s engineer) (tracks 4–5)
guest tambourine:
Sandra Crouch (tracks 4–5)
guest bongos and congas:
Bobbye Hall (tracks 4–5)
lead vocals:
Janis Joplin (tracks 4–5)
Janis Joplin (1968-05-20) (track 1)
Janis Joplin (1968-05-28) (track 2)
lyricist:
Bert Russell Berns (track 1)
Jerry Ragovoy (track 1)
Fred Foster (track 5)
Ira Gershwin (track 2)
Dorothy Kuhns (playwright) (track 2)
DuBose Heyward (track 2)
Janis Joplin (tracks 6, 9)
Kris Kristofferson (track 5)
Powell St. John (track 8)
Big Mama Thornton (track 10)
performer:
Full Tilt Boogie (tracks 4–5)
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 4, 4)
Jerry Ragovoy (tracks 3, 3–4, 4, 7)
Mort Shuman (track 7)
Chip Taylor (US songwriter) (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)
Budde (aka Budde Music) (track 9)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (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)
sampled by:
Rock Bottom (explicit) by Eminem (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:
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)
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 translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 2)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (track 2)
Sommartid (track 2)
Summa is (track 2)
later versions:
Bobby McGee (track 5)
Mie ja Bobby McGee (track 5)
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: