BIG BROTHER &
THE HOLDING COMPANY

 

Albums recorded by Big Brother & The Holding Company, including release
dates and UK & US CD availability through Amazon.

 

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No

TITLE

RELEASED

1

Big Brother And The Holding Company

08/67

2

Cheap Thrills

09/68

3

Be A Brother

12/70

4

How Hard It Is

09/71

5

Cheaper Thrills [live]

04/84

6

Do What You Love

02/98

7

Live At Winterland '68

09/98

8

Live In San Francisco 1966

04/02

9

Hold Me [live]

--/06

10

The Lost Tapes [live]

06/08

11

Live At The Carousel Ballroom 1968

03/12


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1) BIG BROTHER AND THE HOLDING COMPANY

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9.
10.

Bye, Bye Baby
Easy Rider
Intruder
Light Is Faster Than Sound
Call On Me

Women Is Losers
Blindman
Down On Me
Caterpillar
All Is Loneliness






Peter Albin
Sam Andrew
David Getz
James Gurley
Janis Joplin

Producer:

Bass
Guitar
Drums
Guitar
Vocals

Bob Shad

2) CHEAP THRILLS

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6.
7.

Combination Of The Two
I Need A Man To Love
Summertime
Piece Of My Heart

Turtle Blues
Oh, Sweet Mary
Ball And Chain






Peter Albin
Sam Andrew
David Getz
James Gurley
Janis Joplin
John Simon

Producer:

Bass, Guitar (Tracks 5,6)
Guitar, Bass, Vocals
Drums
Guitar
Vocals
Piano (Track 5)

Bob Irwin, Elliot Mazer,
John Simon

3) BE A BROTHER

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10.

Keep On
Joseph's Coat
Home On The Strange
Someday
Heartache People

Sunshine Baby
Mr Natural
Funkie Jim
I'll Change Your Flat Tire, Merle
Be A Brother






Peter Albin
Sam Andrew
Mike Finnigan
David Getz
Nick Gravenites
James Gurley
Ira Kamin
Kathi McDonald
David Schallock

Producer:

Bass, Guitar
Vocals, Guitar
Keyboards, Vocals
Drums, Piano
Vocals
Guitar
Keyboards
Vocals
Guitar, Vocals

Nick Gravenites

4) HOW HARD IT IS

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10.

How Hard It Is
You've Been Talkin' 'Bout Me Baby
House On Fire
Black Widow Spider
Last Band On Side One

Nu Boogaloo Jam
Maui
Shine On
Buried Alive In The Blues
Promise Her Anything But Give Her Arpeggio






Peter Albin
Sam Andrew
Mike Finnigan

David Getz
Nick Gravenites
James Gurley
Kathi McDonald
David Schallock

Producer:

Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, Vibraslap
Guitar, Vocals
Keyboards, Vocals
(Tracks 1,2,4,8,9)
Drums, Piano, Marimba, Percussion
Vocals (Track 9)
Bass
Vocals (Track 4)
Guitar (Tracks 1,3,4,6,10)

Roy Segal

5) CHEAPER THRILLS

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2.
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(Come On Baby) Let The Good Times Roll
I Know You Rider
Moanin' At Midnight
Hey Baby
Down On Me
Whisperman

Women Is Losers
Blow My Mind
Ball And Chain
Coo Coo
Gutra's Garden
Harry






Peter Albin
Sam Andrew
David Getz
James Gurley
Janis Joplin

Producer:

Bass, Vocals
Guitar
Drums
Guitar
Vocals, Maracas

David Getz

 

Recorded live at California Hall, San Francisco, California, USA on 28 July 1966 and KQED Studios, San Francisco, California, USA
on 25 April 1967

6) DO WHAT YOU LOVE

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2.
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13.

Take Off
Save Your Love
I Need A Man To Love
Bo's Bio
Women Is Losers
Freedom
The OK Chorale
Do What You Love
Back Door Jamb
Feed The Flame
It's Cool
Looking Back
X Factor






Peter Albin
Sam Andrew
Lisa Battle
Tom Finch
David Getz
Anna Schaad
Johnny Thompson

Producer:

Bass
Guitar, Vocals
Vocals
Guitar
Drums, Percussion
Viola
Guitar (Tracks 2,8)

7) LIVE AT WINTERLAND '68

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10.
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Down On Me
Flower In The Sun
I Need A Man To Love
Bye Bye Baby
Easy Rider
Combination Of The Two
Farewell Song
Piece Of My Heart
Catch Me Daddy
Magic Of Love
Summertime
Light Is Faster Than Sound
Ball And Chain
Down On Me






Peter Albin
Sam Andrew
David Getz
James Gurley
Janis Joplin

Producer:

Bass, Vocals
Guitar
Drums
Guitar
Vocals, Maracas

Bob Irwin

 

Recorded live at The Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA on 12/13 April 1968

8) LIVE IN SAN FRANCISCO 1966

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Let The Good Times Roll, (Come On Baby)
I Know You Rider
Moanin' At Midnight
Hey Baby
Down On Me
Whisperman
Women Is Losers
Blow My Mind
Oh My Soul
Ball And Chain
Coo Coo
Gutra's Garden
Harry
Hall Of The Mountain King






Peter Albin
Sam Andrew
David Getz
James Gurley
Janis Joplin

Producer:

Bass, Vocals
Guitar
Drums
Guitar
Vocals, Maracas

David Getz

 

Recorded live at California Hall, San Francisco, California, USA on 28 July 1966

9) HOLD ME

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2.
3.
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6.
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10.
11.
12.

Down On Me
Combination Of The Two
Call On Me
Save Your Love
Blind Man
Summertime
Turtle Blues
It's Cool
Hold Me
Women Is Losers
Piece Of My Heart
Ball And Chain

First Issue


Second Issue




Peter Albin
Sam Andrew
David Getz
Chad Quist
Sophia Ramos

Producer:

Bass
Guitar
Drums
Guitar
Vocals

 

Recorded live at the Burg Herzberg Festival in Germany on 16 July 2005

10) THE LOST TAPES

 
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CD One
Bye, Bye Baby
Great White Guru
Women Is Losers
Oh My Soul
Amazing Grace
Caterpillar
It's A Deal
Hi Heel Sneakers
Faster Pussycat Kill Kill
Turtle Blues
All Is Loneliness
Light Is Faster Than Sound

CD Two
(Come On Baby) Let The Good Times Roll
I Know You Rider
Moanin' At Midnight
Hey Baby
Down On Me
Whisperman
Women Is Losers
Blow My Mind
Oh My Soul
Ball & Chain
Coo-Coo
Gutra's Garden
Harry
Hall Of The Mountain King






Peter Albin
Sam Andrew
David Getz
James Gurley
Janis Joplin

Producer:

Bass, Vocals
Guitar
Drums
Guitar
Vocals, Maracas

David Getz

 

CD Two is the same as album 8 (Live In San Francisco 1966), recorded live at California Hall, San Francisco, California, USA on 28 July 1966

11) LIVE AT THE CAROUSEL BALLROOM 1968

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Combination Of The Two
I Need A Man To Love
Flower In The Sun
Light Is Faster Than Sound
Summertime
Catch Me Daddy
It's A Deal
Call On Me
Jam - I'm Mad (Mad Man Blues)
Piece Of My Heart
Coo Coo
Ball & Chain
Down On Me
Call On Me






Peter Albin
Sam Andrew
David Getz
James Gurley
Janis Joplin

Producer:

Bass
Guitar
Drums
Guitar
Vocals

Owsley Stanley

 

Recorded live at The Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA on 22 June 1968