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Big Brother & The Holding Company: Where They're At

Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, February 1969

BIG BROTHER and the Holding Company exploded on the national scene in the summer of 1967 at the Monterey Pop Festival when Janis Joplin, feet slightly apart and hair streaming in the wind, tensed her slight body as for a high jump, seized the microphone and split the air into shockwaves with the first notes that bolted from her astounding throat.

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