Super Hits:Janis Joplin - (Import CD)
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- Rock & Pop
- Hard Rock
- Mono / Stereo
- Bruce Dickinson (Compilation)
- Super Hits
Recording information: 1968-1970.
As its title suggests, this album is a Reader's Digest version of psychedelic-era blues siren Janis Joplin's stellar but too-brief career. Joplin left behind a pretty skimpy legacy, so SUPER HITS can't help but hit many of the high points.
Her definitive version of Kris Kristofferson's "Me & Bobby McGee" is here, showing her gift for spinning a narrative yarn. The pleading, wailing blues and soul of "Piece of My Heart" and "Cry Baby" demonstrate Joplin investing her entire soul in her performances, pouring every ounce of energy and emotion into the songs. This can't quite be called a definitive compilation, since it omits the tour-de-force "Ball & Chain," but SUPER HITS is a concise look at what made Joplin one of the great voices of her generation.
- Country of Origin
- Sony BMG
- Studio / Live
- Janis Joplin
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Piece of My Heart - (featuring Big Brother & the Holding Company)
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Cry Baby
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Me and Bobby McGee
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] One Good Man
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Move Over
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] I Need a Man to Love - (featuring Big Brother & the Holding Company)
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Turtle Blues - (featuring Big Brother & the Holding Company)
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Woman Left Lonely, A
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] One Night Stand - (featuring The Paul Butterfield Blues Band)
- Sony Music Distribution (
- 40m 18s
- Video Disabled
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