Janis (1993 album)

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Janis
Compilation album by Janis Joplin
Released November 23, 1993
Recorded December 1962 – September 26, 1970
Genre Rock
Length 195:50
Label Columbia Legacy
Janis Joplin chronology
Farewell Song
(1982)
Janis
(1993)
This is Janis Joplin
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Janis is a compilation album by Janis Joplin, released in 1993. The album features a broad overview of her career from her very first recording in December 1962, to the last songs she did during the sessions for Pearl just a few days before her death in October 1970.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

  1. "What Good Can Drinkin' Do" (live) – 2:45
  2. "Trouble in Mind" (live) – 3:03
  3. "Hesitation Blues" – 4:05
  4. "Easy Rider" – 2:24
  5. "Coo Coo" – 2:05
  6. "Down on Me" – 2:06
  7. "The Last Time" – 2:17
  8. "All Is Loneliness" – 2:19
  9. "Call on Me" (live) – 3:37
  10. "Women Is Losers" (live) – 5:08
  11. "Intruder" – 2:32
  12. "Light Is Faster than Sound" – 2:32
  13. "Bye, Bye Baby" – 2:39
  14. "Farewell Song" – 4:24
  15. "Flower in the Sun" (live) – 3:13
  16. "Misery'n" (previously unissued) – 4:09
  17. "Road Block" (live) – 6:12
  18. "Ball and Chain" (live) – 8:07

Disc two[edit]

  1. "Combination of the Two" – 5:52
  2. "I Need a Man to Love" – 4:53
  3. "Piece of My Heart" – 4:28
  4. "Turtle Blues" – 4:30
  5. "Oh, Sweet Mary" – 4:16
  6. "Catch Me Daddy" – 4:56
  7. "Summertime" – 4:07
  8. "Kozmic Blues" – 4:24
  9. "Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)" – 3:58
  10. "One Good Man" – 4:11
  11. "Dear Landlord" (previously unissued) – 2:33
  12. "To Love Somebody" – 5:19
  13. "As Good as You've Been to This World" – 5:27
  14. "Little Girl Blue" – 3:51
  15. "Work Me, Lord" – 6:38
  16. "Raise Your Hand" (live) – 2:17
  17. "Maybe" (live) – 4:07

Disc three[edit]

  1. "Me and Bobby McGee" (alternate version) – 4:49
  2. "One Night Stand" (alternate take) – 3:10
  3. "Tell Mama" (live) – 5:48
  4. "Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)" (live) – 8:16
  5. "Cry Baby" – 4:59
  6. "Move Over" – 3:42
  7. "A Woman Left Lonely" – 3:29
  8. "Half Moon" – 3:53
  9. "Happy Birthday, John (Happy Trails)" – 1:10
  10. "My Baby" – 3:45
  11. "Mercedes Benz" – 2:14
  12. "Trust Me" – 3:17
  13. "Get It While You Can" – 3:25
  14. "Me and Bobby McGee" – 4:29

Sales certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
United States (RIAA)[2] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Unterberger, Richie. "Janis Joplin: Janis > Review" at AllMusic. Retrieved 10 September 2011.
  2. ^ "American album certifications – Janis Joplin – Janis". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH