Love, Janis

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Love, Janis
Compilation album by Janis Joplin
Released 2001
Genre Rock and roll
Length 44:42
Label Columbia
Producer Bob Irwin
Steve Berkowitz
Mike Berniker
Janis Joplin chronology
Super Hits
(2000)
Love, Janis
(2001)
Essential Janis Joplin
(2003)

Love, Janis is a collection, released in 2001, of Janis Joplin's performances interspersed with readings of her personal letters to her family throughout her career. It is a companion to the stage show of the same title and the book by Joplin's sister Laura.

The text of Joplin's letters are read by Catherine Curtin, with background music by Joplin and the various bands she was a part of.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "What Good Can Drinkin' Do" - 2:49
  2. "I bring the news" (reading) - 2:43
  3. "Down On Me" - 2:04
  4. "I'm somebody important" (reading) - 1.39
  5. "Women Is Losers" - 2:03
  6. "Our first record is finally out" (reading) - 1:11
  7. "Piece Of My Heart" - 4:14
  8. "I'm sorry, sorry" (reading) - 0:52
  9. "A happening" (reading) - 2:01
  10. "Summertime" - 3:58
  11. "He's A Beatle, Mother" (reading) - 1:35
  12. "Ball and Chain" - 9:26
  13. "I may just be a star someday" (reading) - 2:01
  14. "A Woman Left Lonely" - 3:27
  15. "Twenty-Five" (reading) - 1:29
  16. "Try (Just A Little Bit Harder)" - 3:56
  17. "Did I tell you about my reviews?" (reading) - 1:07
  18. "Little Girl Blue" - 3:48
  19. "Twenty-Seven" (reading) - 2:18
  20. "Me And Bobby McGee" - 4:29
  21. "Mercedes Benz" - 2:13
  22. "The Last Letter: (Really gusin'through)" (reading) - 1:44
  23. "Get It While You Can" - 3:23