“Ball And Chain” – Big Brother and the Holding Company (8/16/1968, San Francisco)

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Don McLean – The meaning of American Pie

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“Ball and Chain” – Janis Joplin at the Monterey International Pop Festival

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“Piece Of My Heart” – Janis Joplin

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Janis Joplin on Rejection – Her Final Interview

“In my insides, it really hurts if someone doesn’t like me. It’s silly.”  – Janis Joplin

“Summertime” (Live 1969) – Janis Joplin

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“Ball and Chain” – Janis Joplin

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At the Monterey Festival:

“Piece of My Heart” – Janis Joplin (Live In Germany 1968)


And another fine performance, “Ball and Chain”, courtesy of a recommendation by Gary at 3D Eye: