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21 news items tagged as pearl:



Today in History
27 February 2017 @ 7:46 am

46 years ago today, Pearl hit #1 on the Billboard charts. What's your favorite song on the album?

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Pearl
11 January 2017 @ 5:08 pm

"'Pearl' is a smoother, more polished album than anything Janis had achieved previously... 'Pearl,' conversely is the sound of an artist growing up." - BBC on "Pearl," released 45 years ago, today. Give it a spin.

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Pearl
14 December 2016 @ 11:53 am

"This is the Janis the world knows as Pearl. The feathers, the bells, the slingback shoes always looked suspiciously mature on Janis - like a child's put-on. The way she shuffled about in her pointy heels gave her outfit the effect of 'dressing up'. Pearl was a child's idea of an adult - a movie star." - David Dalton on the birth of "Pearl."

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Quote of the Day
11 July 2016 @ 8:30 am

"Her last album, 1970’s 'Pearl,' was by far her most nuanced and best. There's so much we never got to hear." - Boston Globe

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Pearl
13 April 2016 @ 8:04 am

"Now known as a Joplin classic, this posthumous release peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and remained there for nine weeks, capturing some of her best-loved performances, including 'Mercedes Benz' and Kris Kristofferson's 'Me and Bobby McGee.'" - UltimateClassicRock.com, 2012

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A Woman Left Lonely
2 March 2016 @ 9:56 am

"Janis' tendency to rush the moment of intensity is kept in check long enough for the tune to achieve a shape and a flow. By the authority of her delivery early in the tune, she earns the right to just plain rip at the close." - Rolling Stone on "A Woman Left Lonely" off of "Pearl" released this week in 1971.

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This Week in History
26 February 2016 @ 2:46 pm

"Pearl" was at the top of the charts this week in 1971. The album hit #1 on the Billboard 200.

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Pearl Review
22 February 2016 @ 8:58 am

"This is not a new Janis, but a redefined, more organized, old Janis. Her good and her bad vocal habits are still the same, but they are tempered by updated goals and surroundings." - Rolling Stone reviewing "Pearl" in February, 1971

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This Day in History - Pearl
11 January 2016 @ 8:19 am

"It was music that swept you away. Its crude confidence was somehow part of its unwritten aesthetic. It gave a sense of something religious going on. The stuttering guitar on "Combination of the Two" seemed a strange form of prayer to some new god in the making." - Rolling Stone on "Pearl" released this day in 1971.

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Pearl
25 December 2015 @ 6:38 am

"Itís a true classic that deserves to be played and remembered regularly." - PopMatters on "Pearl" - Take this one for a spin today: http://janisjoplin.com/pearl/

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Pearl
9 January 2015 @ 9:29 am

"This is not a new Janis, but a redefined, more organized, old Janis. Her good and her bad vocal habits are still the same, but they are tempered by updated goals and surroundings." - Rolling Stone on the posthumous release of Janis Joplinís "Pearl", released January 11th, 1971.

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Pearl
17 October 2014 @ 7:48 am

"Just listen to the album and dig all the soul, feeling and vitality (it means "life") that Janis could hit you with in her music. And thanks." - Hugh Nolan on Pearl

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On This Day In History
5 September 2014 @ 7:37 am

Janis Joplin began recording Pearl on this day in 1970.

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Pearl (Legacy Edition)
23 July 2014 @ 8:53 am

"Half moon on night time sky, Seven stars, heaven's eyes. Seven songs on seven seas, Just to bring all your sweet love home to me" - Half Moon off of Pearl (Legacy Edition).

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Today in History
14 March 2014 @ 11:59 am

Today in 1971 "Me and Bobby McGee" became the #1 single in the US - on the posthumously released Pearl. It was Janis' only #1 hit.

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Today in History
26 February 2014 @ 7:25 am

Janis' last release, Pearl, reached #1 on the Billboard charts this week in 1971.

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Pearl
3 February 2014 @ 3:51 pm

Celebrate the anniversary of the release of Pearl this week in 1971. Put on your copy of the album and let the feeling sink in. http://bit.ly/1fhPeuA

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Paul Rothschild
6 December 2013 @ 6:00 pm

Paul Rothschild, producer of Pearl to Janis: "You sang in the church choir, right?"Janis: "Yes."Paul: "I sang in the synagogue. Let's pretend we're children again. Let's sing in those voices."

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Pearl
8 May 2013 @ 1:35 pm

What does Pearl mean to you? Read the opinion in this blog post: http://www.autostraddle.com/idol-worship-janis-joplin-rocks-my-world-and-record-collection-173919/

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Six Degrees of Pearl
14 January 2013 @ 3:16 pm

eMusic's Lenny Kaye invites us to explore "Six Degrees of Pearl." Come explore 6 albums which influenced - or were influenced by - Janis Joplin's PEARL: http://www.emusic.com/listen/#/music-news/connections/six-degrees-of-janis-joplins-pearl/

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Today in History
11 January 2013 @ 3:52 pm

PEARL was released on Jan 11, 1971. Post your favorite song from PEARL and let's celebrate together!

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