is a classic in all respects. To hear Janis singing "Summertime" is
to feel the very soul of the song. I don't think most of the flower
children in the audience knew about the Gershwin Brothers, but
they dug the vibe none the less. Live material from the Fillmore
Auditorium seems fresh today and still has a strong bluesy feeling.
The woman grabbed those words from deep within and you felt her
powerful voice project throughout the room. The R. Crumb cover
has become an icon of the 60's and has been copied numerous times.
The back cover photo was intended to be the front cover, but sometimes
things just don't work out that way. And remember kids, it's approved
by the Hell's Angel, 'Frisco.