Me and Bobby McGee (2:02)

Cover of Pearl

From Pearl and 130 other releases

Me And Bobby McGee was Joplin’s only top 10 hit. This was written by Kris Kristofferson, who has written hundreds of songs for a wide variety of artists. He has also recorded many songs and appeared in several movies. He and Joplin had a brief affair.


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Busted flat in Baton Rouge, waitin' for a train
And I's feelin' near as faded as my jeans
Bobby thumbed a diesel down, just before it rained
It rode us all the way to New Orleans

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