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Rock Chronology #226: Cry Baby

“Cry Baby”, Janis Joplin, 1971. “Cry Baby” was originally recorded by blues singer Garnet Simms back in 1963. However the Janis Joplin version is the definitive version of the song. It comes from her Pearl album which spent an impressive … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #210: Me and Bobby McGee

“Me and Bobby McGee”, Janis Joplin, 1971 It’s time to kick off the new year right! And by “new year” I mean 1971. “Me and Bobby McGee” was actually written by Kris Kristofferson. Janis’ version is the definitive version of … Continue reading

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