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Tuesday, November 25 2008

Day Two: From Jimi Hendrix to the Rolling Stones

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.


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Thursday, March 15 2012

Big Brother and the Holding Company: Live at the Carousel Ballroom 1968

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.


Sunday, March 28 2004

Big Brother and the Holding Company with Janis Joplin: Nine Hundred Nights [DVD]

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


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