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Mercedes Benz
21 March 2016 @ 9:00 am

"Dig 'Mercedes Benz': written by Janis a la downhome gospel blues, the whole song is just Janis solo raising an astonishing pitch of intensity in 1 minute 24 seconds." - International Times, March 1971

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Mercedes Benz
16 January 2015 @ 7:09 am

"Mercedes Benz" is a lonely blues tune about the illusory happiness promised (but rarely delivered) by the pursuit of worldly goods, a hippie-era rejection of the consumerist ideals that Joplin saw growing up as a self-described "middle-class white chick" in Port Arthur, Texas." - Performing Songwriter, January 2014.

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Mercedes Benz
1 October 2014 @ 9:19 am

"Mercedes Benz" was recorded this day in 1970. Read the story behind the song here: http://performingsongwriter.com/janis-joplin-mercedes-benz/

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