Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Complete 1978 Sam Andrew and James Gurley Interview, 1

In its earliest incarnation, Big Brother and the Holding Company specialized in emotionally charged, anything-goes instrumentals. After Janis Joplin joined the band, they hit their commercial peak with 1968’s Cheap Thrills album. Janis went solo later that year, but Big Brother continued to make albums and tour until 1972. Continue reading