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Janis Joplin Pearl 4

Posted by Andy Cahn On May - 16 - 2012

The final piece in the series leads with her road manager, John Byrne Cooke, about differences in her public and private personnae.

Songs from The Pearl Sessions include “Move Over,” “Mercedes Benz,” “Get it While You Can” and the outtake instrumental, “Pearl.”

Full tracks at Spotify.

Janis Joplin – The Pearl Sessions.
2CD set in stores 4/17 from Legacy Recordings
Original LP, outtakes, studio chatter, live cuts and other rarities

 

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Janis Joplin Pearl 3

Posted by Andy Cahn On May - 9 - 2012

Our third episode is all about evolutions. In a very rare interview clip (courtesy of Laura Joplin) the late producer, Paul Rothchild, discusses how Janis grew as a vocalist during the sessions. It then concludes with a montage of “Move Over” takes to show how that final track came together.

Other music from The Pearl Sessions includes clips of “Trust Me,” “Me and Bobby McGee,” and “Half Moon.”

Full tracks at Spotify.

Janis Joplin – The Pearl Sessions.
2CD set in stores 4/17 from Legacy Recordings
Original LP, outtakes, studio chatter, live cuts and other rarities

 

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Janis Joplin Pearl 2

Posted by Andy Cahn On May - 2 - 2012

Episode 2 of the Pearlcast features comments by two authors: Her younger sister Laura (Love Janis) and Holly George Warren.

Songs from The Pearl Sessions. include “Tell Mama (Live)”, and alternate versions of “Cry Baby” and “My Baby.” Hear the full tracks at Spotify.

Janis Joplin – The Pearl Sessions.
2CD set in stores 4/17 from Legacy Recordings
Original LP, outtakes, studio chatter, live cuts and other rarities

 

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Janis Joplin Pearl 1

Posted by Andy Cahn On April - 11 - 2012

When Janis Joplin knew what she wanted, there was very little that could stop her from getting it. With her music, she pushed and experimented until it felt just right. Her fourth and final album – Pearl – showed Janis at the top of her game, working hard with a new band and new ways to use her voice.

In this four part podcast series you’ll hear about Janis’ final years and the making of Pearl from her sister and author Laura Joplin, road manager John Byrne Cooke, Pearl producer, the late Paul Rothchild and author Holly George Warren. The host is David Gans (KPFA, Grateful Dead Hour). Music includes Pearl classics from the original album, rare studio outtakes and live cuts from the era from the new Legacy Recordings release, The Pearl Sessions.

Janis Joplin – The Pearl Sessions.
2CD set in stores 4/17 from Legacy Recordings
Original LP, outtakes, studio chatter, live cuts and other rarities

 

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Woodstock part 7

Posted by Andy Cahn On July - 21 - 2009

2 MINUTES OF PEACE AND MUSIC – part 7 features Janis Joplin’s performance at Woodstock, with comments by Big Brother & the Holding Company guitarist Sam Andrew and Janis biographer Myra Friedman. Janis, herself, speaks through live clips from her memorable Woodstock set.

Producer: Joyride Media


In stores now – Woodstock Experience two-disc sets by Santana, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, Sly & The Family Stone and Johnny Winter feature their classic 1969 albums plus the first-ever commercial release of their full Woodstock live sets! Each release includes previously unreleased live tracks and collectible packaging. A super-deluxe 10-CD box set is also available.

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