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    Janis Joplin Pearl RIAA Gold Record Award (Columbia KC 30322, 1971). Released just over three months after her untimely death, Pearl was Joplin's posthumous swansong. Widely considered one of the greatest Rock albums of the era, Pearl was recorded with Doors producer Paul A. Rothchild and her Full Tilt Boogie Band. It contains two songs forever ingrained as Joplin classics: "Mercedes Benz," and the Kris Kristofferson/Fred Foster-penned "Me and Bobby McGee." As the RIAA plaque states, this striking award was presented to her label, Columbia, "to Commemorate the Sale of More Than 500,000 Copies of the Columbia Records Long-Playing Record Album 'Pearl.'" Framed to 17" x 21". Excellent.

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    February, 2016
    20th Saturday
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