On This Day in 1968 – Janis & Big Brother Are Certified Gold
On this day in 1968 the album 'Cheap Thrills', by Big Brother & The Holding Company, featuring the mind-blowing vocals of Janis Joplin, was certified Gold.
It went Double Platinum in March of 2001.
The album included two Joplin standards-
'Piece of My Heart':