Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Best Pearl Jam Songs of All Time

Pearl Jam Toronto, Canada  9-11-2011
Photo credit: Karen Loria
Rolling Stone Readers have voted on their choices for the top ten Pearl Jam songs of all time.
Pearl Jam have spent the past few months looking back at their 20-year career, so it seemed like a good time to ask our readers about their favorite songs by the band. Turns out you guys really dig their first three albums. Only one song in our top 10 here was released after 1994's Vitalogy – and that came out just four years later on Yield.
What made the cut?


1. Black
2. Alive
3. Yellow Ledbetter
4. Jeremy
5. Given To Fly
6. Rearviewmirror
7. Even Flow
8. State of Love and Trust
9. Better Man
10. Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town

16 comments:

  1. who voted for Jeremy? That's amazing!

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  2. I wouldn't argue with that list

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  3. Is a poor list, it's obvious that the most known songs are the one voted to be their best for the general public, anyway I love each and everyone of the songs in the list.

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  4. so hard to say which is the best song... songs are emotion, and emotions are never the same. today is BLACK, tomorrow is ANIMAL...
    anyway, this is may list

    Release
    Wash
    Why Go?
    Blood
    Indifference
    Long Road
    Come Back
    Sleight Of Hand
    Brother
    Amongst The Waves

    tomorrow will be different of course.... :)
    My Love to PJ, thanks for for your music, passion and soul.

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  5. Pedestrian fan poll.
    How about a poll of pearl lam fans who can name 10 songs off Riot Act ? Now that's the list everyone would like to see and maybe it would introduce more songs to the average persons pearl jam universe

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    1. Cant Keep
      Save You
      Love Boat Captain
      Thumbing My Way
      1/2 Full
      All Or None
      I Am Mine
      Cropduster
      Ghost
      Arc

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  6. So many good songs they ignored...
    My personal top 10 list just out of my head (in no specific order)

    1/2 full
    indifference
    sometimes
    inside job
    wishlist
    light years
    got some
    smile
    deep
    not for you

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  7. That Rolling Stone list is a bunch of crowd pleaser songs. Jeremy, EF and Ledbetter are way over played. Real fans have lists like Gabriel and wakeupscreaming.

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  8. 1. Alive
    2. Release
    3. Yellow Ledbetter
    4. Footsteps
    5. Black
    6. In My Tree
    7. Rearviewmirror
    8. Given To Fly
    9. Corduroy
    10. Light Years

    Too many great songs but those are always at the top of my list.

    Honorary mentions:

    Do The Evolution
    Down
    Go
    I Got Shit
    Not For You
    Porch
    Present Tense
    Thumbing My Way
    Unthought Known

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  10. today:

    present tense
    oceans
    in hiding
    in my tree
    marker in the sand
    nothing as it seems
    grievance
    dissident
    sad
    last exit

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  11. No particular order...

    Breath
    Even Flow
    Leash
    In My Tree
    Red Mosquito
    Corduroy
    Rearviewmirror
    Amongst The Waves
    Marker In The Sand
    Hold On

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  12. Today my list is

    Breath
    Alone
    Blood
    Arc
    Crazy Mary
    Corduroy
    Ederly Woman
    Not for You
    In my Tree
    Of the Girl
    Sleight Of Hand

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    1. Wow... Surprising. Out of those, the only one that would make my top 10 is Corduroy

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