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Janis Joplin And Kris Kristofferson – Me And Bobby McGee

Tweet Me and Bobby McGee was Janis Joplin’s only number 1 hit , and it was 1 of only 2 posthumous number 1 songs in rock history – along with Sittin’ On the Dock of the Bay, by Otis Redding. The song was written by Kris Kristofferson, who was a lifelong friend of Janis, and her lover as well during the spring of 1970. He did not know that she had recorded his song and only heard it shortly after he got the news about her death at 27. The song was recorded for the album Pearl which was actually … Continue reading

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