Pearl (studio album) by Janis Joplin

Pearl by Janis Joplin
Year: 1971
Overall rank: 654th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 503 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 1971 (24th)
Award Top albums of the 1970s (154th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (654th)
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Janis Joplin "Pearl" UK Pressing 1981 (Reissue) CBS Records, Blues Rock (EX-)
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Janis Joplin Pearl Remastered CD 4 Unreleased Bonus Tracks Final Studio Album
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Janis Joplin bestography

Pearl is ranked as the best album by Janis Joplin.

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-PearlI Got Dem Ol' Kozmic Blues Again Mama!

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Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 503 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 80.2/100, a mean average of 79.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 80.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.8.

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70/100
From 06/18/2021 12:05
an enigma and shooting star on the business of making music are indicated her in all their splendour
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95/100
From 11/14/2020 06:43
One of my favorite albums ever. Fav tracks are cry baby, woman left lonely, and get it while you can
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80/100
From 08/14/2020 15:07
Classic! Rating (83.50)
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85/100
From 10/28/2019 18:32
Cry Baby, A Woman Left Lonely, McGee, and Get it While You Can are huge tracks. Just a damn shame she died before this could be completed. Despite that this remains one of the most monumental and era-defining albums ever made.
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80/100
From 10/03/2019 07:11
Very good album, the voice of the century
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100/100
From 07/12/2019 22:27
Good album. Janis left way too soon.
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From 05/24/2019 17:07
I remember hearing "Me and Bobby McGee" on the radio countless times growing up, and to this day, it has remained a personal favorite. Consequently, so has this album.
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85/100
From 01/01/2019 21:25
Fantástica voz de Blues Rock dando o seu adeus.
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80/100
From 05/19/2018 00:14
This album makes me want to CRYYYYYYYYYYYYY, Baby!
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75/100
From 02/15/2018 20:29
Testamento artistico di Janis Joplin, "Pearl" è anche l'album più curato della sua per forza smilza discografia. Suonato alla grande laddove "Cheap thrills" vedeva all'opera un gruppo di poco più che dilettanti, forse ha proprio nel suo essere più pulito il suo unico, lieve, difetto, almeno se paragonato a quel capolavoro del 1968. Ottima scelta del materiale e dei musicisti, poi però come al solito la differenza la fa lei, la sua voce, il modo in cui aggredisce la canzone. Mai più un'altra così…
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