“If you can’t rock me, somebody will … “

Released October 18, 1974. It’s the last album for Mick Taylor — eventually replaced by Ronnie Wood who worked closely on this album. The list of musician credits reads like a who’s who …


October 3, 1970, Janis and the Full Tilt Boogie Band were working on the Pearl album and were almost finished. The band put down the tracks for “Buried Alive In The Blues” and Janis planned to do the vocals the next day.

The next day, Janis is found dead at the Landmark Hotel in Los Angeles after a heroin overdose. She was just 27.

“Pearl” is released on January 11, 1971.

It’s #122 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.