Big Brother and The Holding Company
Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
Bluesy, psychedlic, acid rock
Band dissolved in 1972. Most recent release, Live at the Carousel Ballroom 1968 (live, 2012)
Wikipedia's entry for Big Brother and the Holding Company
Janis Joplin's solo work
Own and covers
Big Brother rose during the psychedelic rock era of the late 1960s with the amazing performer Janis Joplin at their fore. She went solo right after their huge hit, Cheap Thrills and the band continued without her.
Recommended first album:
Cheap Thrills is the classic
Janis Joplin & Big Brother & The Holding Company Live at Winterland 1968
Another peak moment captured for posterity. This was recorded at the first hometown (San Francisco) gigs they did after their 1st national tour. Everybody in top form & happy to be home. This kicks ass. (ABershaw@aol.com)
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