Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Move Over
3 3:45
2 Piece of My Heart
4.65 4:17
3 Me and Bobby McGee
4.35 4:33
4 Mercedes Benz
3 1:50
5 Cry Baby
3.5 4:02
6 Down on Me
3:12
7 Summertime
4 4:03
8 My Baby
3:48
9 Buried Alive in the Blues
3 2:31
10 Trust Me
3:20
11 Half Moon
3:57
12 Get it While You Can
3 3:28
13 Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)
3 3:59
14 Bye, Bye Baby
2:40
15 Maybe
4:10
16 A Woman Left Lonely
3 3:33
17 Ball and Chain
8:01
18 Summertime (live)
4:45

Credits

Medium 1

acoustic guitar:
Janis Joplin (track 3)
drumset:
Clark Pierson (tracks 1, 3–5, 9, 12, 16)
Dave Getz (1968-05-20) (track 2)
bass guitar:
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (tracks 1, 3–5, 9, 12, 16)
bass guitar and guitar:
Peter Albin (1968-05-20) (track 2)
organ:
Ken Pearson (tracks 1, 3–5, 9, 12, 16)
guitar:
John Till (tracks 1, 3–5, 9, 12, 16)
Sam Andrew (1968-05-20) (track 2)
James Gurley (1968-05-20) (track 2)
piano:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (tracks 1, 3–5, 9, 12, 16)
background vocals:
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (tracks 1, 3–5, 12, 16)
Clark Pierson (tracks 1, 3–5, 12, 16)
John Till (tracks 1, 3–5, 12, 16)
Phil Badella (tracks 1, 3–5, 12, 16)
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (tracks 1, 3–5, 12, 16)
John Cooke (tracks 1, 3–5, 12, 16)
Janis Joplin (tracks 1, 3–5, 12, 16)
Vince Mitchell (tracks 1, 3–5, 12, 16)
Ken Pearson (tracks 1, 3–5, 12, 16)
composer:
Richard Barrett (US soul producer/singer) (track 15)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 7)
Nick Gravenites (track 9)
Janis Joplin (track 1)
Powell St. John (track 14)
engineer:
Phil Macy (50s-70s engineer) (tracks 1, 3–5, 9, 12, 16)
guest tambourine:
Sandra Crouch (tracks 1, 3–5, 9, 12, 16)
guest bongos and congas:
Bobbye Hall (tracks 1, 3–5, 9, 12, 16)
lead vocals:
Janis Joplin (tracks 1, 3–5, 12, 16)
Janis Joplin (1968-05-20) (track 2)
lyricist:
Richard Barrett (US soul producer/singer) (track 15)
Nick Gravenites (track 9)
Ira Gershwin (track 7)
DuBose Heyward (track 7)
Janis Joplin (track 1)
Powell St. John (track 14)
performer:
Full Tilt Boogie (tracks 1, 3–5, 9, 12, 16)
producer:
Gabriel Mekler (track 13)
Paul A. Rothchild (tracks 1, 3–5, 9, 12, 16)
John Simon (US producer, arranger, composer, songwriter and musician) (track 2)
writer:
Bert Russell Berns (tracks 2, 5)
Fred Foster (track 3)
Kris Kristofferson (track 3)
Michael McClure (track 4)
Bob Neuwirth (track 4)
Spooner Oldham (track 16)
Dan Penn (track 16)
Jerry Ragovoy (tracks 2, 5, 12–13, 13)
Mort Shuman (track 12)
Chip Taylor (tracks 13, 13)
Janis Joplin (track 4)
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 2)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 7)
Warner/Chappell (track 7)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 7)
WB Music Corp. (1935) (track 7)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 148) (track 3)
arrangements:
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
cover recording of:
Maybe (track 15)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 7)
Piece of My Heart (1968-05-20) (track 2)
Try (Just a Little Bit Harder) (1969-06-24) (track 13)
A Woman Left Lonely (1970-09-05) (track 16)
Cry Baby (1970-09-05) (track 5)
Get It While You Can (1970-09-24) (track 12)
Me and Bobby McGee (1970-09-25) (track 3)
instrumental recording of:
Buried Alive in the Blues (1970-09-26) (track 9)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 7)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 7)
The Bones of You (track 7)
later parody versions:
Honda Accord (Mercedes Benz parody) (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
Mercedes Benz (track 4)
Tschibuti (track 7)
later translated versions:
Mercedes Benz (german version) (track 4)
Mercedes Benz (German version by Hubert von Goisern) (track 4)
Sommartid (track 7)
Summa is (track 7)
later versions:
Bobby McGee (track 3)
Mie ja Bobby McGee (track 3)
recording of:
Bye, Bye Baby (track 14)
Move Over (1970-09-25) (track 1)
Mercedes Benz (1970-10-01) (track 4)
referred to in medleys: