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List Rules List includes all Joplin live and studio albums, including her work with Big Brother and the Holding Company.

There's no question that Janis Joplin is one of the best female rock singers of all time, but what are her greatest albums? Here's our list of the best Janis Joplin albums, including her solo albums as well as her work with Big Brother and the Holding Company. Other bands that have backed Janis include the Kozmic Blues Band on her 1967 album I Got Dem Ol' Kozmic Blues Again Mama!, and Full Tilt Boogie Band on her final album PearlThis Janis Joplin discography has been voted on by classic rock junkies like you, making the list a reliable guide to Joplin 101.
 
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Pearl is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Janis Joplin Albums of All Time
Pearl Janis Joplin

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Cheap Thrills is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Janis Joplin Albums of All Time
Cheap Thrills Big Brother and the Holding Company, Janis Joplin

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Live at Winterland '68 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Janis Joplin Albums of All Time
Live at Winterland '68 Big Brother and the Holding Company, Janis Joplin

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I Got Dem Ol' Kozmic Blues Aga... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Janis Joplin Albums of All Time

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In Concert is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Janis Joplin Albums of All Time
In Concert Janis Joplin

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Big Brother & The Holding Comp... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Janis Joplin Albums of All Time
Big Brother & The Holding Company Big Brother and the Holding Company, Janis Joplin

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Cheaper Thrills is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Janis Joplin Albums of All Time
Cheaper Thrills (Live) Janis Joplin, Big Brother and the Holding Company

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Live at the Carousel Ballroom ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Janis Joplin Albums of All Time
Live at the Carousel Ballroom 1968 Big Brother and the Holding Company, Janis Joplin

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Live in Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Janis Joplin Albums of All Time
Live in Honolulu Janis Joplin, Full Tilt Boogie Band

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Live in Amsterdam is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Janis Joplin Albums of All Time
Live in Amsterdam Janis Joplin, Kozmic Blues Band