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Janis Joplin

the pearl sessions

sony legacy


Released: 16th Apr 2012


definitive 2 cd edition of joplin's final studio album premiering newly discovered outtakes, live performances & other sonic rarities.

originally released as a 10 track collection in jan 1971, three months after her death, this new edition includes 6 bonus tracks ‘the mono single masters’. disc 2 is ‘the pearl sessions & more...’, a 20 track collection of behind-the-scenes recordings, candid studio dialogue, song demos, exclusive live tracks  & alternate takes, including 9 previously unreleased tracks.

the pearl sessions