Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Piece of My Heart
4.65 4:15
2 Summertime
4 4:02
3 Try
3:57
4 Cry Baby
3.5 4:00
5 Me and Bobby McGee
4.35 4:36
6 Down on Me
3:09
7 Get It While You Can
3 3:28
8 Bye, Bye Baby
2:38
9 Move Over
3 3:45
10 Ball and Chain
8:00
11 A Woman Left Lonely
3 3:32
12 Half Moon
3:56
13 My Baby
3:47
14 Buried Alive in the Blues
3 2:30
15 Trust Me
3:20
16 Mercedes Benz
3 1:48

Credits

Medium 1

acoustic guitar:
Janis Joplin (track 5)
drums (drum set):
Clark Pierson (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16)
Dave Getz (1968-05-20) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16)
bass guitar and guitar:
Peter Albin (1968-05-20) (track 1)
organ:
Ken Pearson (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16)
guitar:
John Till (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16)
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, 11, 14, 16)
background vocals:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 16)
Janis Joplin (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 16)
Ken Pearson (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 16)
Clark Pierson (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 16)
John Till (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 16)
Phil Badella (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 16)
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 16)
John Cooke (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 16)
Vince Mitchell (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 16)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 2)
Janis Joplin (track 9)
Powell St. John (track 8)
Nick Gravenites (track 14)
engineer:
Phil Macy (50s-70s engineer) (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16)
guest tambourine:
Sandra Crouch (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16)
guest bongos and congas:
Bobbye Hall (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16)
lead vocals:
Janis Joplin (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 16)
Janis Joplin (1968-05-20) (track 1)
lyricist:
Janis Joplin (track 9)
Powell St. John (track 8)
Ira Gershwin (track 2)
Nick Gravenites (track 14)
DuBose Heyward (track 2)
performer:
Full Tilt Boogie (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16)
producer:
Paul A. Rothchild (tracks 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16)
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 16)
Kris Kristofferson (track 5)
Michael McClure (track 16)
Bob Neuwirth (track 16)
Spooner Oldham (track 11)
Dan Penn (track 11)
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)
A Woman Left Lonely (1970-09-05) (track 11)
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)
instrumental recording of:
Buried Alive in the Blues (1970-09-26) (track 14)
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 16)
later translated parody versions:
Mercedes Benz (track 16)
Tschibuti (track 2)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (track 2)
Mercedes Benz (German version by Hubert von Goisern) (track 16)
Mercedes Benz (german version) (track 16)
Sommartid (track 2)
Summa is (track 2)
later versions:
Bobby McGee (track 5)
Mie ja Bobby McGee (track 5)
recording of:
Bye, Bye Baby (track 8)
Move Over (1970-09-25) (track 9)
Mercedes Benz (1970-10-01) (track 16)
referred to in medleys: