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A Shot From The Heart: Janis and Cheap Thrills

David Dalton, Gadfly, September 1998

IT'S 30 YEARS ago today since Cheap Thrills was released, but as soon as the needle touches the surface of the record (I’m sentimental about vinyl) out pours mid-'60s San Francisco in all its jumping-out-of-its-skin energy, cosmic joy and dog-ran-away-with-the-spoon looniness.

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