Brother Biography

Big Brother and the Holding Company is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1965 as part of the same psychedelic music scene that produced the Grateful Dead, Quicksilver Messenger Service and Jefferson Airplane. They are best known as the band that featured Janis Joplin as their lead singer. Their 1968 album Cheap Thrills is considered one of the masterpieces of the psychedelic sound of San Francisco; it reached number one on the Billboard charts, and was ranked number 338 in Rolling Stones the 500 greatest albums of all time. The album is also included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.

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Brother forced to change their name to Viva Brother

Slough four-piece reveal legal battle with Celtic band

  • Jun 28, 2011

Brother announce September UK tour – ticket details

Gritpoppers head out again in the autumn

  • Jun 13, 2011

Brother tell Liam Gallagher to 'enjoy the rain, mate' at Isle Of Wight

Band also give NME an update on their plans to headline Glastonbury

  • Jun 12, 2011

Brother at Brighton's Great Escape: 'We want to collaborate with Odd Future'

Slough band also reveal plans to bring down Brighton's second pier

  • May 13, 2011

Brother to release debut album 'Famous First Words' on July 4

Band readying Stephen Street-produced full-length

  • Mar 31, 2011

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Brother and Bones - To Be Alive

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To Be Alive (Live)

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Blues Ventura (The Pushamann)

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Brother Reviews

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Live Review: Brother

O2 Academy, Liverpool, May 25th

  • Jun 14, 2011

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Brother, Bruno Mars, Clare Maguire

  • May 9, 2011

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