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Great news for Janis Joplin fans! 2012 will see the release of not one but two sets of unreleased Janis music from Columbia / Legacy Recordings! On April 17, 2012 “Janis Joplin – The Pearl Sessions” will be released. The double disc set will feature the entire “Pearl” album as well as the mono single masters of the tracks “Me and Bobby McGee,” “Half Moon,” “Cry Baby,” “Get It While You Can,” “Move Over” and “A Woman Left Lonely.” The second disc will feature 8 previously unissued takes from the recording sessions of “Pearl,” Joplin’s last LP as well as “in the studio chatter.”
The tracklist for disc 2 is:
Overheard in the Studio / Get It While You Can (Take 3) / Overheard in the Studio / Get It While You Can (Take 5) / Overheard in the Studio / Move Over (Take 6) / Move Over (Take 13) / Move Over (Take 17) / Me and Bobby McGee (demo) / Me and Bobby McGee (Take 5 – alternate) / Cry Baby (Alternate version) / A Woman Left Lonely (Alternate Vocal) / Overheard in the Studio / My Baby (Alternate Take) / Overheard in the studio / Get It While You Can (Take 3) / My Baby (Alternate Take) / Pearl (Instrumental) / Tell Mama (Live in Toronto)
If the Full Tilt Boogie Band is not your thing and you are more of a Big Brother and The Holding Company Janis fan, never fear – “Live At The Carousel Ballroom 1968,” a previously unreleased concert recorded in San Francisco, is being released on March 13, 2012.
The tracklist for “Live At the Carousel Ballroom 1968” is:
Combination of the Two / I Need A Man To Love / Flower in the Sun / Light Is Faster Than Sound / Summertime / Catch Me Daddy / It’s a Deal / Call On Me / Jam – I’m Mad / Piece of My Heart / Coo Coo / Ball and Chain / Down On Me / Bonus Track: Call On Me (live)
Get your Janis on!