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This Month in History
5 October 2016 @ 12:08 pm

"It is impudent, warm, gentle, boiling over in the wildest, blazing, urgent white blues ever trapped on wax!" - International Times on "Cheap Thrills," which reached #1 on the Billboard charts 48 years ago this month!

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This Month in History
14 October 2015 @ 1:13 am

"Cheap Thrills" hit #1 on the Billboard Charts this month in 1968.

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Today In History - Cheap Thrills
12 August 2015 @ 8:50 am

"Dig that the greatest electronic feedback record of all isn't a psychedelic freak record but a blues one. Sell anything to get this one." - International Times on 'Cheap Thrills' released today in 1968.

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Cheap Thrills
6 July 2015 @ 7:57 am

That explosive showcase of psychedelic soul featured Joplinís raw, impassioned readings of Willie Mae Thornton's "Ball and Chain" and "Piece of My Heart." - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on "Cheap Thrills"

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"Cheap Thrills" Review
14 November 2014 @ 7:20 am

"On 'Ball and Chain' a JJ showcase, earth shaking, reverberating feedback shakes everything but JJ's sex-powered boosted voice. Dig that the greatest electronic feedback record of all isn't a psychedelic freak record but a blues one. Sell anything to get this one." - International Times' review of "Cheap Thrills", October 1968.

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Cheap Thrills
13 August 2014 @ 8:17 am

Cheap Thrills was released this week in 1968. "The album does carry tension and emotions - not so much in the music itself as in the need to make music..." - Simon Frith writing for Let It Rock in April of 1975.

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Summertime
7 July 2014 @ 10:31 am

There is absolutely no limit to the number of times this song is appropriate to spin this season...

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Cheap Thrills
3 March 2014 @ 12:27 pm

Cheap Thrills was recorded this month in 1968!

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Today in History
1 October 2013 @ 5:08 pm

Cheap Thrills hit #1 on U.S. Charts this day in 1968!

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On This Day...
12 August 2013 @ 7:22 am

Cheap Thrills was released on Columbia Records 45 years ago today! Name your best song from the album. Ready? GO! http://bit.ly/1aVarti

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Cheap Thrills Cover
18 May 2013 @ 11:45 am

Drew Friedman relied a little bit on history, and a lot on imagination to paint this scene of R. Crumb presenting the album cover for Cheap Thrills to Janis Joplin.

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Happy Record Store Day!
23 November 2012 @ 9:19 am

Head to your local independent retailer for your copy of the ultra-rare mono edition, audiophile vinyl of Cheap Thrills! Visit www.recordstoreday.com to find a retailer near you.

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First Look
21 November 2012 @ 3:16 pm

CHEAP THRILLS deluxe audiophile 180g vinyl in ORIGINAL MONO for Record Store Day Black Friday!!

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Trivia
19 November 2012 @ 12:39 pm

How many cover songs are featured on Cheap Thrills?

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Record Store Day
14 November 2012 @ 2:43 pm

Record Store Day is coming on Friday, November 23! Your local independent retailer will be carrying the ultra-rare mono edition, 180-gram audiophile vinyl of Cheap Thrills Visit www.recordstoreday.com to find a store close to you!

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Cheap Thrills
7 November 2012 @ 4:21 pm

Cheap Thrills reached #1 on the Billboard charts 44 years ago last month. Send us a picture of you with your copy on vinyl for a new photo album.

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