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Japanese only 2009 remastered paper sleeve pressing. Includes a bonus poster. Sony.
Sony/BMG's Legacy imprint decided to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Woodstock by issuing a slew of double-disc deluxe packages by catalog artists who played the festival. Each slipcase contains the featured artist's entire performance at Woodstock, and as a bonus, an LP sleeve reproduction of a classic album issued near the time the festival, as well as fine, individually designed double-sided poster. The Janis Joplin package contains the remastered version of I GOT DEM OL' KOZMIC BLUES AGAIN MAMA!, and the complete ten-song performance from Sunday, August 17, 1969. Much of this has been issued before either as bonus material on catalog reissues, or as part of her box set retrospective. With that said, there are three totally unreleased performances, including the first two tunes of her show: the funky "Raise Your Hand" and "As Good as You Been to This World," and the Snookey Flowers' fronted "Can't Turn You Loose."