Takes to the Sky: Live 1968 – Janis Joplin




Takes to the Sky: Live 1968 is a compilation album of live recordings by the American rock singer Janis Joplin. The album features performances from various venues and festivals in 1968, including the Carousel Ballroom, the Fillmore Auditorium, the Monterey Pop Festival, and the Newport Folk Festival. The album showcases Joplin’s powerful and passionate vocals, as well as her charismatic and energetic stage presence. The album includes some of her most famous songs, such as “Piece of My Heart”, “Ball and Chain”, “Summertime”, and “Me and Bobby McGee”. The album also features rare tracks, such as “Catch Me Daddy”, “Combination of the Two”, and “Down on Me”. The album is a testament to Joplin’s talent and influence as one of the greatest rock singers of all time.

Takes to the Sky: Live 1968 is a truly special album that captures the essence of Janis Joplin and her music. It is a must-have for any fan of rock music.


  • Janis Joplin – vocals
  • Sam Andrew – guitar, vocals
  • James Gurley – guitar
  • Peter Albin – bass
  • Dave Getz – drums

The different versions published for this album :