Me and Bobby McGee" is a song written by American singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson and songwriter Fred Foster, originally performed by Roger Miller. A d version by Janis Joplin topped the . singles chart in 1971, making the song the second posthumously released No. 1 single in . chart history after "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay" by Otis Redding. Billboard ranked Joplin's version as the No. 11 song for 1971.
Template:For Template:Refimprove Template:Infobox single "Me and Bobby McGee" is a song written by Kris Kristofferson and Fred Foster, originally performed by Roger Miller.
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Bobby McGee - Me and Bobby McGee ist ein Song, der von Kris Kristofferson und Fred Foster geschrieben wurde. Der Text handelt von Landstreicherei, einem populären Motiv in der Country Musik, das hier um ein Hippie Gefühl erweitert wurde.
'Bobby McGee' was the song that made the difference for me," he told Performing Songwriter in 2015. Every time I sing it, I still think of Janis. The founder of Kristofferson's record label, Fred Foster, rang him just as the struggling musician was about to leave Nashville for his helicopter pilot sideline job. He said that he had a song title for the songwriter - "Me And Bobby McKee . A year later, when it became a hit for Joplin, Kristofferson's album was re-released as Me And Bobby McGee to take advantage of the song's new popularity. This was released after Joplin died of a heroin overdose. Her death gave the album a lot of attention, and Pearl went to #1.
singles chart in 1971, making the song the second posthumously released No. chart history after " (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay " by Otis Redding. Me and Bobby McGee history. Me and Bobby McGee encyclopedia. Me and Bobby McGee facts. Single by Roger Miller. from the album Roger Miller 1970.
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Me and Bobby McGee by Janis Joplin except on the radio while you and your mom are driving home through the woods on a hot Florida night. Both of you want to burst out singing, but neither want to break the silence. After it’s written, it is initially promised to The Staler Brothers, but before they have the chance, it is recorded by country music star Roger Miller. The song is also covered by Gordon Lightfoot and by Kris Kristofferson himself on his first album "Kristofferson released in 1970. In Miller, Lightfoot, and Kristofferson’s versions, the character Bobby McGee is actually female. Tragically, Janis dies of an accidental drug overdose just three days after recording her lead vocal on the song.