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Janis Joplin - Me And Bobby McGee

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  1. Everybody and his/her cousin has recorded "Me and Bobby McGee" at one time or another. The two versions that stick in my head are Janis Joplin and Charley Pride. Joe from Rocky Ridge, Md So incredibly beautiful, it makes me realize that the world really lost something when she died.
  2. Oct 22,  · The inspiration behind Janis Joplin’s major hit “Me and Bobby McGee” is actually Barbara McKee, nicknamed Bobby, a secretary who was in the right place at the right time.
  3. Me And Bobby McGee was Joplin's only top 10 hit. This was written by Kris Kristofferson, who has written hundreds of songs for a wide variety of artists. He has also recorded many songs and appeared in several movies. He and Joplin had a brief affair. View wiki.
  4. Me and Bobby McGee Janis Joplin, Janis Joplin & the Full Tilt Boogie Band Buy This Song. About Me and Bobby McGee "Me and Bobby McGee" is a song written by American singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson and songwriter Fred Foster, originally performed by Roger Miller. A posthumously released version by Janis Joplin topped the U. S. singles chart.
  5. Jan 24,  · In the end, “Me And Bobby McGee” really is a song about Janis Joplin, because that’s what Janis Joplin made it. As “Me And Bobby McGee” is winding down, Joplin .
  6. Janis Lyn Joplin was born January 19, and died October 4, In between she led a triumphant and tumultuous life blessed by an innate talent to conve.
  7. Apparently, Bobby McKee was secretary of Boudleaux Bryant who worked in the same office with Fred. The original Bobby McGee was written as a woman, and if Kristofferson would have heard Foster more clearly Janis Joplin would have been singing the chorus to Me and Bobby McKee, but obviously that never came to fruition.
  8. Sep 25,  · Me and Bobby McGee is one of my favorite songs. I like Janis Joplin’s, and Kris Kristofferson’s about the same. In the 60’s, Janis was my favorite singer for awhile. I did not get turned on to Kris, until the late seventy’s, though I knew who he was. To me, Kris is .

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