Kozmic blues indeed. Well sort of… Many years ago, a friend of mine remarked than whenever I put on a Janis Joplin record, it reminded her of hearing a cat being strangled. Such is the reaction some people can have to the unique vocal talents of one of rock’s pioneering ladies. She got her first… Read More Janis Joplin – I Got Dem Ol’ Kozmic Blues Again Mama!
For someone who had such a short career, there can probably never truly be what could be described as a definitive best of. Box of Pearls, which contains all of her original studio albums, with bonus tracks, is far more authoritative, but perhaps way too exhaustive and comprehensive for the average listener. That’s where Greatest… Read More Janis Joplin – Greatest Hits