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FlinterFile: Bette Midler- The Rose

The best songs are often written in a few minutes. Just like this song, which only needed 10 minutes to be written. Read the rest of this entry


Song of the day: Janis Joplin- Mercedes Benz

janis joplin mercedes benz

In the year 1970, Janis Joplin recorded one of her biggest hits: Mercedes Benz. The song is sung a capella and is written by Joplin with Michael McClure and Bob Neuwirth, both of them being poets. The song was one of the last songs she would record: she died three days later, on the fourth of October, 1970. The song is about Joplin asking the Lord to buy her a Mercedez Benz, a color TV and a night at the town. Bobby Womack claims she thought of the lyrics after having a ride with him in his Mercedes Benz…

Janis Joplin- Mercedes Benz