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Janis Joplin

Piece Of My Heart

  • Rock
  • Blues
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  • Space
  • Pop
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  • 1968
  • 2011
  • 1994
  • 1903
  • 1995

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“Piece of My Heart” is a song written by Jerry Ragovoy and Bert Berns and originally recorded by Erma Franklin in 1967. The song came to greater mainstream attention when Big Brother and the Holding Company covered the song in 1968 on their album Cheap Thrills and had a hit with it. The song has since been remade by several singers, including hit versions by Faith Hill in 1994 and Melissa Etheridge in 2005. In 2004, the Big Brother and the Holding Company version of this song was ranked Number 344 on Rolling Stones list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. The song is also included among The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Take another little piece of my heart now, baby. (break a ... Have another little piece of my heart now, baby

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This song is listed #344 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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Most votes come from Argentina, United States, Spain, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegowina, Switzerland, Brazil, Germany, Romania, and Finland.


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