Janis Joplin never recorded "Brand New Key." This song was written by Melanie Safka, and released in 1971, nearly a year after Janis Joplin died.
bobby mcgee was originally female, the charachter changed to male by janis joplin for her last recorded song before she died. believed to be the same subject of the song "the rose" about billie holliday. Bobby Mcgee was written by Kris Kristofferson in 1969. It was always rumored that he wrote it for Janis Joplin about Janis Joplin, however he claimed on an episode of Saturday night live, that he wrote it for a woman named Bobby Paisner. The film La Strada was an inspiration for the song
Janis Joplin never recorded Leavin' On a Jet Plane. There's a song on You Tube that people claim to be her but it isn't. John Denver, Peter Paul & Mary, and others have recorded it.
Fancy. It was Janis' song originally.
No! The song The Rose was written by Amanda McBloom who originally wrote the song for the movie The Rose That was based on the life of Janis Joplin.
Combination of the Two
Mercedes Benz was a song by Janis Joplin. It was NOT used as a commercial by the staid and conservative ( since l886) German automaker!
No Janis never sang The Rose! It is a song that was wrote for a movie about JJ which originally was to be called Pearl which was JJ's nickname but her parents would not give permission to write about her and make the movie The original singer Bette Midler recorded the song which was written by Amanda McBroom in 1979 9 years after the death of Janis Joplin!!
...Are you serious? You just said it yourself!!!
"Me And Bobby McGee" by Janis Joplin.
Piece of my heart
Yes, Janis did sing a version of the song. However, it was originally sung by Dusty Springfield.
Me and Bobby McGee.
Janis Joplis never owned a Mercedez Benz, despite the song: Mercedes Benz. Janis Joplis actually opted for a 1965 Porsche, like her friends in the song.
Yes. Janis changed Bobby McGee to a male character though. The Grateful Dead also played the song with Bobby as a female. After Janis died the Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter wrote a song commemorating Janis Called 'Birds Song'
was there a verse about an old knucklehead in the" mercedes benz" song
The number one song on March 22, 1971 was "Me and Bobby McGee" by Janis Joplin.
Hi there, "Ball 'n' Chain" is a song by Big Mama Thornton. The song, best known as a cover by Janis Joplin, was featured in Big Brother and the Holding Company's Cheap Thrills album; this was their last album with Janis Joplin as primary lead vocalist. Janis' 1967 rendition of Ball 'n' Chain at the Monterey Pop Festival is widely considered to be one of her best performances. The song also became one of her more popular pieces to sing in concert. She sang the song twice at Woodstock after fans cheered for an encore.
If you are referring to her song, 'Mercedes Benz', where she says, "Lord won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz ...', then you have your answer.
"Me and Bobby McGee" by Janis Joplin was the number 1 song on March 15, 1971.
Yes, she did. Her version of the song is called "The Roller Skate Song", and Melanie's version of the song is called "Brand New Key".
No, but Mr. K.K. wrote her best-known song Bobby Mcgee.