Five Songs We Would Have Loved to Hear Eddie Vedder Play Tonight

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With a voice that has withstood the test of time (20 years of rock and roll to be exact), Eddie Vedder is still one of the greatest singers of our day. One thing we particularly love about him is his ability to make it big as a crossover artist in his own right. Let's be real: Most grunge guys don't play a ukulele in their spare time.

Unfortunately Eddie's show tonight at the Comerica Theatre has been postponed until November 4 due to temporary nerve damage in his right arm.

As wishful thinking, here are five songs we would have loved to hear him perform this evening (think of it as a "Wish List," if you will).


5. "Hard Sun"
There's something about the combination of Eddie's distinctive, ever-so-slightly raspy vocals and those big percussive claps that make this song a standout track from the Into the Wild soundtrack, all of which he composed. Two songs from the soundtrack were nominated for a Grammy. Vedder was also nominated for a Golden Globe for his work on the soundtrack, and Golden Globe-worthy it was.


4. "Without You"
It almost sounds like a would-be unplugged PJ song, but alas it's just Eddie doin' his thing to make music sound pretty.


3. "You're True"
We like that his ukulele playing style doesn't sound particularly Hawaiian or Jack Johnsonesque, but rather like he's still rocking out and playing in the same style that he would play a guitar. "You're True" is a great demonstration of that style.


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2 comments
Yolanda
Yolanda

second. though the list can be extended to like 100 tracks. I am disappointed by the postponement as not sure if I can catch the nov. show. but can only wish him gets well soon for the sake of longevity.

NAUjackfan
NAUjackfan

No Eddie tonight, but the fans are still throwing a party at the Crescent Ballroom!
Eddie Vedder and Pearl Jam Music and drink specials from 4-8PM in the Crescent Ballroom Lounge.  More details here: http://www.facebook.com/events...

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