Pearl is the second and final solo studio album by Janis Joplin , released posthumously on January 11, , three months after her death on October 4, It was the final album with her direct participation, and the only Joplin album recorded with the Full Tilt Boogie Band , her final touring unit. It peaked at number one on the Billboard , holding that spot for nine weeks. It has been certified quadruple platinum by the RIAA. The album has a more polished feel than the albums she recorded with Big Brother and the Holding Company and the Kozmic Blues Band due to the expertise of producer Paul A.
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The Sex Pistols are credited with creating the punk movement. The Clash wrote far better songs and were much more influential in terms of their politics entering in their music to create a true movement as opposed to a clan of leather clad youths hell bent on breaking skulls and bitching about their current state of affairs. The Pistols aped much of what bands like The Ramones had already done years earlier. Those bands also wrote much better songs and packed them with a much greater level of musicianship - which is to say some musicianship.
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Janis Joplin felt a sense of outsider isolation throughout her life. She once said, "On stage, I make love to 25, different people. Then I go home alone.
She just sizzles! Five-time Grammy winner Donna Summer was a superstar in the heyday of disco, and this single went platinum in a hurry. The lyrics take a backseat to the Summer's impassioned moaning for her man. She may have been raised a Quaker, but few performers exude more sexual confidence on stage than this guitar-playing blues singer.