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Me and Bobby McGee: Roger Miller; Kris Kristofferson; Janis Joplin

Hello there! Our song this week is Me and Bobby McGee. It is one of the most iconic country-rock songs.  Although the song was co-written by Kris Kristofferson and Fred Foster, the first recorded version was by Roger Miller. Because … Continue reading

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Cry Baby: Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters, Janis Joplin, Natalie Cole

Hello there!  In this week’s blog we consider the song Cry Baby.  This is a terrific soul song from the mid-60s.  We will start with the original by Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters, and then we will review covers from … Continue reading

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