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Monday, January 16, 2017

Piece Of My Heart - Big Brother And The Holding Company (vocals by Janis Joplin)

Piece Of My Heart - Big Brother And The Holding Company (vocals by Janis Joplin)
Piece of My Heart is a song written by Jerry Ragovoy and Bert Berns and originally recorded by Erma Franklin in 1967.
The song came to greater mainstream attention when Big Brother and the Holding Company covered the song in 1968 on their album Cheap Thrills and had a hit with it.
The song has since been remade by several singers, including hit versions by Faith Hill in 1994 and Melissa Etheridge in 2005.
In 2004, the Big Brother and the Holding Company version of this song was ranked Number 344 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
The song is also included among The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.

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