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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 1971

1. Move Over
2. Cry Baby
3. A Woman Left Lonely
4. Half Moon
5. Buried Alive in the Blues
6. My Baby
7. Me and Bobby McGee
8. Mercedes Benz
9. Trust Me
10. Get It While You Can

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37 6
Cheap Thrills is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Janis Joplin Albums of All Time
Cheap Thrills 1968

1. Combination of the Two
2. I Need a Man to Love
3. Summertime
4. Piece of My Heart
5. Turtle Blues
6. Oh, Sweet Mary
7. Ball and Chain

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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 1998

1. Down on Me
2. Flower in the Sun
3. I Need a Man to Love
4. Bye Bye Baby
5. Easy Rider
6. Combination of the Two
7. Farewell Song"
8. Piece of My Heart
9. Catch Me Daddy
10. Magic of Love
11. Summertime
12. Light Is Faster Than Sound
13. Ball and Chain
14. Down on Me

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28 4
I Got Dem Ol' Kozmic Blues Aga... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Janis Joplin Albums of All Time
I Got Dem Ol' Kozmic Blues Again Mama! 1969

1. Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)
2. Maybe
3. One Good Man
4. As Good As You've Been to This World
5. To Love Somebody
6. Kozmic Blues
7. Little Girl Blue
8. Work Me, Lord

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19 3
In Concert is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Janis Joplin Albums of All Time
In Concert 1972

1. Down on Me
2. Bye, Bye Baby
3. All Is Loneliness
4. Piece of My Heart
5. Road Block
6. Flower in the Sun
7. Summertime
8. Ego Rock
9. Half Moon
10. Kozmic Blues
11. Move Over
12. Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)
13. Get It While You Can
14. Ball and Chain

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14 3
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 1967

1. Bye, Bye Baby
2. Easy Rider
3. Intruder
4. Light is Faster Than Sound
5. Call On Me
6. Women is Losers
7. Blindman
8. Down on Me
9. Caterpillar
10. All is Loneliness

7
6 2
Live at the Carousel Ballroom ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Janis Joplin Albums of All Time
Live at the Carousel Ballroom 1968 2012

1. Piece of My Heart
2. Summertime
3. Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)
4. Cry Baby
5. Me and Bobby McGee
6. Down on Me
7. Get It While You Can
8. Bye, Bye Baby
9. Move Over
10. Ball and Chain

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5 1
Cheaper Thrills is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Janis Joplin Albums of All Time
Cheaper Thrills (Live) 1984

1. Come On Baby Let the Good Times Roll
2. I Know You Rider
3. Moanin' at Midnight
4. Hey Baby
5. Down On Me
6. Gutra's Garden
7. Harry
8. Whisperman
9. Women Is Losers
10. Blow My Mind
11. Oh My Soul
12. Coo-Coo
13. Ball and Chain

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4 0
Live in Honolulu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Janis Joplin Albums of All Time
Live in Honolulu 1975


1. Tell Mama    
2. Half Moon    
3. Mover Over    
4. Stage Problems    
5. Maybe    
6. Summertime    
7. Band Introduction    
8. Get It While You Can    
9. Kozmic Blues    
10. Encore Break    
11. Piece Of My Heart

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4 1
Live in Amsterdam is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Janis Joplin Albums of All Time
Live in Amsterdam 1974

1. Instrumental
2. Maybe
3. Summertime
4. Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)
5. Can't Turn You Loose
6. Combination of the Two
7. Ball and Chain
8. Piece of My Heart