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3 news items tagged as Robert Christgau:



Quote of the Day
10 August 2016 @ 9:16 am

"Only she wasn't a blues singer, she was a rock singer - a rock singer who learned to conceal her country twang after she cut these ten crazed songs." - Robert Christgau on Janis' performance on "Big Brother And The Holding Company," featuring Janis Joplin, released this month in 1967.

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Quote of the Day
18 September 2015 @ 7:13 am

"Everyone who called Janis Joplin a great blues singer was wrong. She was, and is, a great rock singer. - Robert Christgau on "I Got Dem Ol' Kozmic Blues Again Mama!"

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Monterey Pop Festival
21 January 2015 @ 7:46 am

"I very much remember her playing in the sunshine, and everyone really not just excited but kind of flabbergasted at how intense it was." - Robert Christgau, a former reporter with Esquire, speaking with NPR's "All Things Considered" about Janis Joplin and Big Brother & The Holding Company's 1967 Montery Pop Festival performance.

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