Big Brother and the Holding Company
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Day Two: From Jimi Hendrix to the Rolling Stones
25 Nov 2008 // 4:00 PM

The last quintet of choices show how the blues reclaimed its basis for a dozen hard rock hymns, argued for the importance of following one's singer/songwriter muse, and proved that not every significant sound coming out of the UK was Beatle-based.


Big Brother and the Holding Company: Live at the Carousel Ballroom 1968
15 Mar 2012 // 6:00 PM

This concert is not only the single best live Joplin-related release you can name, but it is also the best sounding record in her entire catalogue.

Big Brother and the Holding Company with Janis Joplin: Nine Hundred Nights [DVD]
28 Mar 2004 // 5:00 PM

Big Brother, good or bad, were caught in some remarkable crosswinds, and the tension of occupying their position makes compelling drama.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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