Tag Archive: Big Brother & The Holding Company

Big Brother & The Holding Company, Janis Joplin – Sex, Dope & Cheap Thrills (2018) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}

Big Brother & The Holding Company, Janis Joplin - Sex, Dope & Cheap Thrills (2018) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}

Big Brother & The Holding Company, Janis Joplin – Sex, Dope & Cheap Thrills (2018) {WEB, CD-Format + Hi-Res}
WEB Download | FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz / CD-Format | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 44.1-88.2kHz / Hi-Res
Total Size: 787 MB (CD-Format) + 2.03 GB (Hi-Res) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Columbia / Legacy | Genre: Blues Rock

Sex, Dope and Cheap Thrills takes listeners into the sessions of Big Brother and The Holding Company’s landmark second album Cheap Thrills – the album that introduced the world to the raw power of vocalist Janis Joplin. This 2CD set features 30 alternate takes (25 of which are previously unreleased) of unforgettable songs from Cheap Thrills, including “Piece Of My Heart,” “Summertime,” “Ball and Chain” and “Catch Me Daddy.” Liner notes by Big Brother drummer Dave Getz and Jefferson Airplane vocalist Grace Slick set the scene as one of the decade’s most powerful rock and roll singers put forth a document that would inspire generations to come.Read More

Big Brother & The Holding Company – Cheap Thrills (1968) {1999, Reissue, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Big Brother & The Holding Company – Cheap Thrills (1968) {1999, Reissue, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Big Brother & The Holding Company – Cheap Thrills (1968) {1999, Reissue, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz | Stereo & Multichannel | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 3.75 GB (ISO) + 3.09 GB (FLAC Mch) + 1.01 GB (FLAC Stereo) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Colubia / Legacy | USA | Cat#: CS 65784 | Genre: Blues Rock, Classic Rock

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Big Brother & The Holding Company – Cheap Thrills (1968) {2016, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip} UPDATE

Big Brother & The Holding Company - Cheap Thrills (1968) {2016, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Big Brother & The Holding Company – Cheap Thrills (1968) {2016, MFSL Remastered, CD-Layer & Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
PS3 SACD Rip | ISO @1bit/2.8224MHz, DSD64 | FLAC Tracks @24bit/88.2kHz
Total Size: 236 MB (CD-Layer) + 1.51 GB (SACD-ISO) + 760 MB (SACD-FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: MFSL UltraDisc UHR | USA | Cat#: UDSACD 2172 | Genre: Blues Rock

Cheap Thrills is a studio album by American rock band Big Brother and the Holding Company. It was their last album with Janis Joplin as lead singer. For Cheap Thrills, the band and producer John Simon incorporated recordings of crowd noise to give the impression of a live album, which it was subsequently mistaken for by listeners. Only the final song, their cover of “Ball and Chain”, had been recorded live at The Fillmore in San Francisco.Read More

Big Brother & The Holding Company – Cheap Thrills (1968) {2012, Audio Fidelity, Remastered}

Big Brother & The Holding Company - Cheap Thrills (1968) {2012, Audio Fidelity, Remastered}

Big Brother & The Holding Company – Cheap Thrills (1968) {2012, Audio Fidelity, Remastered}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans @600 dpi, JPG, Included
Total Size: 348 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity, USA | Cat#: AFZ 150 | Genre: Blues Rock

Cheap Thrills, the major-label debut of Janis Joplin, was one of the most eagerly anticipated, and one of the most successful, albums of 1968. Joplin and her band Big Brother & the Holding Company had earned extensive press notice ever since they played the Monterey Pop Festival in June 1967, but for a year after that their only recorded work was a poorly produced, self-titled album that they’d done early in their history for Mainstream RecordsRead More