Live at Winterland ’68 is a live album by Janis Joplin with Big Brother & The Holding Company.
As the album title suggests, it was recorded at the Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco on April 12, 1968, and April 13, 1968 but not released until 1998.
Joplin left Big Brother in after concerts in December 1968 and performing with the Kozmic Blues Band and the Full Tilt Boogie Band, she died on October 4, 1970. She was just 27 years old.
Janis Joplin with Big Brother & The Holding Company Live at Winterland ’68
- Down On Me – 3:01 (originally on the first Big Brother studio album Big Brother & the Holding Company )
- Flower In The Sun – 3:12
- I Need A Man To Love – 5:52 (Cheap Thrills)
- Bye Bye Baby – 4:14 (Big Brother & the Holding Company)
- Easy Rider – 5:17 (Big Brother & the Holding Company)
- Combination Of The Two – 6:58 (Cheap Thrills)
- Farewell Song – 5:58
- Piece Of My Heart – 6:41 (Cheap Thrills)
- Catch Me Daddy – 5:45
- Magic Of Love – 3:07
- Summertime – 4:38 (Cheap Thrills)
- Light Is Faster Than Sound – 7:15
- Ball And Chain – 9:42 (Cheap Thrills)
- Down On Me – 4:03 (Big Brother & the Holding Company)
The band at this stage was:
Sam Andrew – guitar, vocals
James Gurley – guitar
Peter Albin – bass
Dave Getz – drums
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