Best Of… – Janis Joplin – 1999



Album Best Of... by Janis Joplin
Album Best Of... by Janis Joplin

“Janis Joplin’s Greatest Hits” is a compilation album featuring the best-known songs of the iconic American singer Janis Joplin. The album was released in 1999, and it serves as a retrospective of Joplin’s most beloved and influential tracks.

Janis Joplin was a powerful and influential singer known for her raw and emotive vocals. She rose to fame as the lead singer of Big Brother and the Holding Company before pursuing a successful solo career.

“Janis Joplin’s Greatest Hits” includes some of her most popular and enduring songs, showcasing her unique voice and her ability to convey deep emotions through her music. Some of the tracks featured on the album include:

1. “Piece of My Heart”
2. “Me and Bobby McGee”
3. “Cry Baby”
4. “Mercedes Benz”
5. “Ball and Chain”

The album is a collection of Joplin’s signature hits and serves as an excellent introduction to her music for new listeners. It continues to be a popular choice for fans who want to enjoy the essence of her talent and the impact she had on the rock and blues genres.

Janis Joplin’s music and performances had a profound influence on the music industry, and she remains an enduring and cherished figure in the history of rock and roll. “Janis Joplin’s Greatest Hits” is a classic compilation that celebrates her legacy and contributions to the world of music.

Janis Joplin’s “Best Of…” albums are generally well-received and considered essential listening for any fan of classic rock or blues-influenced music.

The personnel of the album Best Of… – Janis Joplin – 1999 are:

  • Janis Joplin – vocals
  • Big Brother and the Holding Company – band on tracks 1, 2, 5, 9, 10 and 11
  • Kozmic Blues Band – band on tracks 3, 4, 7 and 8
  • Full Tilt Boogie Band – band on track 6
  • John Till – guitar on track 6
  • Richard Kermode – keyboards on track 6
  • Brad Campbell – bass on track 6
  • Maury Baker – drums on track 6
  • Terry Clements – tenor saxophone on track 6
  • Cornelius “Snooky” Flowers – baritone saxophone and vocals on track 6
  • Luis Gasca – trumpet on track 6

Source: Wikipedia

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