"Kozmic Blues" as written by Janis Joplin and Gabriel Mekler....
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    General CommentThis is a song about two people who are in lust but they think they are in love, or at least the singer thinks it's love. It's unrequited love.
    Maagson October 01, 2014   Link
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    General CommentThis song is definitely amazing. It personifies Janis as an optimistic existentialist. No matter what's going on, "You can always try", quintessential Joplin.
    zenwithchaoson January 05, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI can't beleive this song has no comments. Such a beautiful song. The lyrics, Janis's voice, everything. And it describes exactly how I feel right now :(
    getluckyon May 03, 2005   Link
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    General CommentBeautiful Joplin-penned song about the search for hope. It's about trying to see the optimism in situations, but always seeming to come up short. It's kind of a hopeless song, but the passion it is sung with makes it so powerful.
    Baked_Potatoon August 02, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti love the way it slowly gets more powerfull. It really brings a lot of emotion. It shows how wonderfull Janis's voice is. definetaly one of my favorites
    vinceismeon September 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentStory of my life. Learning to deal with disappointments so early on in life and yet perservering with that unyeilding optimism.

    Where would we be without her?
    krviking1991on June 18, 2009   Link
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    General CommentAmen to that. One of my favorite songs of Janis. God, I love her.
    MadamexxFruscianteon June 21, 2009   Link
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    General CommentEasily my favorite Janis song! Look up her performances on the Festival Express in 1970. She was arguably at her best! She wrote this about what her father called "The Great Saturday Night Swindle". See Below!

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    Brohoe22on July 24, 2013   Link
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    General CommentJanis was very lonely , she is just singing about what gets her through the day, makes no difference what it is... to you and to me.
    truetnt1on January 29, 2017   Link

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