Best Songs by Janis Joplin


The Top Ten

1 Piece of My Heart

She has such a raw honest voice.

Love you Janis :) Your soul will be here FOREVER!

Come on come on come on

2 Me and Bobby McGee

Told her life storey.



3 Summertime

Very romantic song, definitely one of the best

Great song! One of the best

4 Cry Baby
5 Bye, Bye, Baby
6 Mercedes Benz

It's... different. Not my favourite but I like it a lot. I adore that accent! - Britgirl

7 Maybe

Love her so much! This song is just so powerful and amazing

8 Down on Me
9 Get It While You Can
10 Ball and Chain

The live version from the Monterey International Pop Festival (1967) is phenomenal. That festival introduced Joplin to a wider audience and launched her career. - Blue_Devereaux

The Contenders

11 Move Over
12 To Love Somebody

Yes, I love this one' - PolishGuy

13 Work Me, Lord
14 Kozmic Blues



15 Buried Alive In the Blues
16 Half Moon

This is my friend's (natalie) favorite song. I LOVE JANIS JOPLIN. - kristen

I love this song!

17 I Need a Man to Love

I don't think I can find anyone who sang something so perfect

18 Turtle Blues

I had to add this. Those vocals...A Janis Joplin list without this song is like thinking that custard and wasabi taste great together. Well, I mean, it just isn't natural or right is it? - Britgirl

19 Little Girl Blue

The story and raw emotion of Janis Joplin in one song!

The passion and emotion in her voice sweep you away in all of her songs. it's too difficult to remix this list. Every song is just... wow! What a singer. What a lady. - Britgirl

20 A Woman Left Lonely
21 One Good Man
22 One Night Stand
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List Stats

100 votes
22 listings
6 years, 302 days old

Top Remixes

1. Piece of My Heart
2. Me and Bobby McGee
3. Bye, Bye, Baby
1. Me and Bobby McGee
2. Cry Baby
3. Piece of My Heart


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