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Janis Joplin

Monterey Festival

17 Jun, 1967

Joplin and Big Brother and the Holding Company perform Ball & Chain at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival. She also meets Albert Grossman, Bob Dylan’s manager, who agrees to work with them for their first album. D.A. Pennebaker films the festival. In the video, “Mama” Cass Elliot is caught in awe of Janis’ performance.

Janis Joplin – Ball & Chain – Monterey Pop