August 16, 2018
Et tu, Pearl Jam?
I'm not gonna lie here: I adore the music of Pearl Jam. And for good reasons: there are those luscious, awesomely masculine, authentic-Western-accented baritone vocals of Eddie Vedder. There's that incredible guitar riffing of all three of them. There's the original, evocative melodies. There's the raging teenage boy angst emotion...it's what a rock band should be. And those guys are popular. I know I'm not the only one who thinks this. I've also been impressed with what I've read of Pearl Jam's philanthropy. They're a '90s "Seattle Sound" grunge band, and lately, they've raised more than $10 million to help the homeless. Grunge, homeless...it all fits. I've also read that Eddie Vedder is a nice guy in real life. I was going to donate to their cause via the Starbucks (of course!) app on my Apple mobile phone,...(Read Full Post)