Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Down on Me
2:06
2 Coo Coo
1:58
3 Women Is Losers
2:05
4 Bye, Bye Baby
2:39
5 Ball and Chain (live)
8:04
6 Roadblock
5:32
7 Piece of My Heart
4.65 4:15
8 Misery'n
4:10
9 I Need a Man to Love
4:54
10 Summertime
4 4:00
11 Flower in the Sun (live)
3:12
12 Farewell Song (live)
4:58
13 Raise Your Hand (live)
2:28
14 To Love Somebody (live)
5:15
15 Kozmic Blues (live)
5:05
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)
3 3:57
2 Maybe
3:40
3 One Good Man
4 4:11
4 Little Girl Blue
3:50
5 Work Me, Lord
6:37
6 Tell Mama (live)
6:39
7 Move Over
3 3:42
8 Cry Baby
3.6 3:57
9 A Woman Left Lonely
3 3:29
10 Half Moon
3 3:53
11 My Baby
3 3:45
12 Me and Bobby McGee
4.35 4:31
13 Mercedes Benz
3 1:47
14 Trust Me
3 3:17
15 Get It While You Can
3 3:25
16 Mercedes Benz (remix)
3:46

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Dave Getz (1968-05-20) (track 7)
bass guitar and guitar:
Peter Albin (1968-05-20) (track 7)
guitar:
Sam Andrew (1968-05-20) (track 7)
James Gurley (1968-05-20) (track 7)
arranger:
Janis Joplin (track 1)
James Morgan (conductor) (track 10)
Juliette Pochin (track 10)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 10)
Janis Joplin (track 3)
Powell St. John (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Janis Joplin (1968-05-20) (track 7)
lyricist:
Janis Joplin (track 1)
Powell St. John (track 4)
Ira Gershwin (track 10)
DuBose Heyward (track 10)
producer:
John Simon (US producer, arranger, composer, songwriter and musician) (track 7)
writer:
Bert Russell Berns (track 7)
Barry Gibb (track 14)
Robin Gibb (track 14)
Jerry Ragovoy (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 7)
publisher:
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 14)
Chappell & Co. (track 10)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 10)
Gibb Brothers Music (track 14)
Warner/Chappell (track 10)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 10)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 10)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track 10)
arrangements:
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
cover recording of:
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 10)
Piece of My Heart (1968-05-20) (track 7)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 10)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 10)
The Bones of You (track 10)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 10)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (track 10)
Sommartid (track 10)
Summa is (track 10)
live cover recording of:
To Love Somebody (track 14)
recording of:
Bye, Bye Baby (track 4)
Down on Me (track 1)
Women Is Losers (track 3)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Janis Joplin (track 12)
drums (drum set):
Clark Pierson (tracks 7–15)
bass guitar:
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (tracks 7–15)
organ:
Ken Pearson (tracks 7–15)
guitar:
John Till (tracks 7–15)
piano:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (tracks 7–15)
background vocals:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (tracks 7–15)
Janis Joplin (tracks 7–15)
Phil Badella (tracks 7–15)
Brad Campbell (bassist, member of Full Tilt Boogie) (tracks 7–15)
John Cooke (tracks 7–15)
Vince Mitchell (tracks 7–15)
Ken Pearson (tracks 7–15)
Clark Pierson (tracks 7–15)
John Till (tracks 7–15)
composer:
Richard Barrett (US soul producer/singer) (track 2)
Nick Gravenites (track 5)
Janis Joplin (tracks 3, 7)
Bobby Womack (track 14)
Richard Rodgers (1935) (track 4)
engineer:
Phil Macy (50s-70s engineer) (tracks 7–15)
guest acoustic guitar:
Bobby Womack (track 14)
guest tambourine:
Sandra Crouch (tracks 7–15)
guest bongos and congas:
Bobbye Hall (tracks 7–15)
lead vocals:
Janis Joplin (tracks 7–15)
lyricist:
Richard Barrett (US soul producer/singer) (track 2)
Nick Gravenites (track 5)
Janis Joplin (tracks 3, 7)
Bobby Womack (track 14)
Lorenz Hart (1935) (track 4)
performer:
Full Tilt Boogie (tracks 7–15)
producer:
Gabriel Mekler (track 1)
Paul A. Rothchild (tracks 7–15)
writer:
Bert Russell Berns (tracks 8, 8)
Fred Foster (track 12)
Johanna Hall (track 10)
John Hall (US guitarist/vocalist for Orleans, later US congressman) (track 10)
Janis Joplin (tracks 13, 16)
Kris Kristofferson (track 12)
Michael McClure (tracks 13, 16)
Bob Neuwirth (tracks 13, 16)
Spooner Oldham (track 9)
Dan Penn (track 9)
Jerry Ragovoy (tracks 1, 1, 8, 8, 11, 15)
Mort Shuman (tracks 11, 15)
Chip Taylor (tracks 1, 1)
publisher:
Carlin Music Group (track 11)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (track 4)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 148) (track 12)
cover recording of:
Little Girl Blue (track 4)
Maybe (track 2)
Try (Just a Little Bit Harder) (1969-06-24) (track 1)
Cry Baby (1969-09-05) (track 8)
A Woman Left Lonely (1970-09-05) (track 9)
Cry Baby (1970-09-05) (track 8)
Get It While You Can (1970-09-24) (track 15)
Me and Bobby McGee (1970-09-25) (track 12)
later parody versions:
Honda Accord (Mercedes Benz parody) (tracks 13, 16)
later translated parody versions:
Mercedes Benz (tracks 13, 16)
later translated versions:
Ich und Bobby McGee (track 12)
Mercedes Benz (German version by Hubert von Goisern) (tracks 13, 16)
Mercedes Benz (german version) (tracks 13, 16)
Rhyddid Yn Ein Cân (track 12)
À vos quinze ans (track 4)
later versions:
Bobby McGee (track 12)
Mie ja Bobby McGee (track 12)
part of:
Jumbo (track 4)
recording of:
Mercedes Benz (track 16)
One Good Man (track 3)
Work Me, Lord (track 5)
My Baby (1970-09-24) (track 11)
Move Over (1970-09-25) (track 7)
Trust Me (1970-09-25) (track 14)
Half Moon (1970-09-26) (track 10)
Mercedes Benz (1970-10-01) (track 13)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN: US: B00007MB6Y [info]