500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Big Brother and the Holding Company, 'Cheap Thrills'
338/500

338. Big Brother and the Holding Company, 'Cheap Thrills'

CBS, 1968

These San Francisco acid rockers were the most simpatico band Janis Joplin ever had, especially when its rough racket backs her up on "Piece of My Heart," perhaps her greatest recording.

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