* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5If816MhoU Her performance of "Ball and Chain" at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival]]. The look of awe in the face of Cass Elliot of the Mamas and the Papas, says it all.
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h66qXAK-q3o Her permformace at Woodstock deserves a mention, too.]] Pete Townshed, of Music/TheWho, puts it best.
-->''"She had been amazing at Monterey, but tonight she wasn't at her best, due, probably, to the long delay, and probably, too, to the amount of booze and heroin she'd consumed while she waited. But even Janis on an off-night was incredible."''