Janis Joplin - Pearl 12" VINYL LP ALBUM

Pearl is the 1971 and last full-length studio album by the American Blues and Rock singer "Janis Joplin" it was released posthumously in January 1971. This web-page has hi-res photos of the album covers, record label and a detailed description.


JANIS JOPLIN - Pearl 12" VINYL LP ALBUM album front cover

Collector's info:  Photography Barry Fernstein, Ton Wilkes for Camouflage Production  

Music Genre:

Boogie Blues Rock Music 

Album Production:

Produced by Paul A. Rothchild. Engineer: Phil Macy.  

Record Label Information:

Originally 1st UK release on CBS 64188 also available on CBS 32064 (re-issue) 

Media Format:

12" LP Vinyl Gramophone Record 

Year & Country:

1971 Made in EEC  
Band Members and Musicians on: Janis Joplin Pearl
    Full Tilt Boogie Band: members/musicians
  • Janis Joplin
  • Brad Campbell
  • Clark Pierson
  • Ken Pearson
  • John Till
  • Richard Bell
  • Sandra Crouch
  • Bobbie Hall
  • Bobby Womack
  • Pearl
    Special Thanks to
  • Nick Gravenites
  • Bobby Womack
  • Spooner Oldham
  • Bob Gordon
  • Eric Prestige
  • Vince Mitchell
  • Phil Badella
Track Listing of: Janis Joplin Pearl
    Side One:
  1. Move Over
  2. Cry Baby
  3. A Woman Left Lonely
  4. Half Moon
  5. Buried Alive in the Blues
    Side Two:
  1. My Baby
  2. Me & Bobby McGee
  3. Mercedes Benz
  4. Trust Me
  5. Get it While You Can


Front Cover Photo Of JANIS JOPLIN - Pearl 12" VINYL LP ALBUM


JANIS JOPLIN - Pearl 12" VINYL LP ALBUM album front cover

Photo Of The Back Cover JANIS JOPLIN - Pearl 12" VINYL LP ALBUM


JANIS JOPLIN - Pearl 12" VINYL LP ALBUM album back cover

Close up of record's label JANIS JOPLIN - Pearl 12" VINYL LP ALBUM Side One

Record Label Details: Orange and Yellow CBS 64188, Made in Holland ℗ 1971 CBS Inc Sound Copyright

JANIS JOPLIN - Pearl 12" VINYL LP ALBUM enlarged record label

Index of JANIS JOPLIN Vinyl Album Discography and Album Cover Gallery

  Janis Joplin (Full-name: Janis Lyn Joplin ) twas an American singer-songwriter and musician who rose to fame as the lead vocalist of the blues rock band Big Brother and the Holding Company. She was born on 19 January 1943 in Port Arthur, Texas, and grew up in a middle-class family.

 Joplin started her music career as a folk singer in the Bay Area of San Francisco, California. In 1966, she joined the band "Big Brother and the Holding Company" and became their lead singer. The band's performance at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967 helped to establish Joplin's reputation as a powerful and charismatic performer.

 Her powerful and bluesy voice, combined with her raw and soulful style, earned her the nickname "The Queen of Rock and Roll." Joplin's early recordings with Big Brother and the Holding Company, including their hit album "Cheap Thrills," showcased her unique style and earned her critical acclaim.

 In 1968, Joplin left Big Brother and the Holding Company to pursue a solo career. She released her first solo album, "I Got Dem Ol' Kozmic Blues Again Mama!," in 1969. Her second and final studio album, "Pearl," was released posthumously in 1971 and is considered one of her greatest works.

 Joplin struggled with drug and alcohol addiction throughout her career and died of a heroin overdose on 4 October 1970, at the age of 27. Despite her relatively short career, Joplin's influence on rock music and her powerful performances have made her one of the most iconic figures in the history of rock and roll.

 Today, Joplin is remembered as a pioneering female rock star who paved the way for future generations of female musicians. Her music continues to inspire and influence musicians across genres and her legacy continues to live on.