Feb 27 in Music History: Janis Joplin's Pearl hits #1, PJ Harvey releases To Bring You My Love - WXPN | Vinyl At Heart

1967 – Pink Floyd record their first single, “Arnold Layne.”

1971 – Five months after her death, Janis Joplin starts a nine-week run at #1 on the US album chart with Pearl. “Buried Alive in the Blues” remains an instrumental as she died before adding her vocals.


1984 – The Jacksons’ Pepsi commercial premieres on MTV.

1995 – PJ Harvey releases her first solo album, To Bring You My Love.

2000The Beach Boys: An American Family TV mini-series begin airing on ABC.

Information for this post was gathered from This Day in Music, The Music History Calendar, On This Day, and Wikipedia.

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