Playlist: 2014.01.09: Rainy, Cold

Some music for a rainy morning that’s also cool by Florida standards. As I was formatting one of many long-banked (and forgotten!) reviews, I realized Pearl Jam re-released some of their “bootleg” recordings from the 1990s and early 2000s via iTunes. Now I can finally replace the London/Wembley Arena CD I lost during one of my moves. ♫

Note: They drop an F-bomb right off at the start of the video. It’s the only real profanity in the song, but if that bothers you, don’t click “play!”

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Pearl Jam – THE BOOTLEG ALBUMS

Pearl Jam - THE BOOTLEG ALBUMS
Pearl Jam – THE BOOTLEG ALBUMS

Pearl Jam has always been in touch with its fans.

From the early days when Seattle bands broke onto the national scene to their infamous battle over ticket surcharges, they’ve developed a reputation for being stubborn and for speaking out in their fans’ best interest.

In the ultimate gesture of fan service, they are now out to thwart bootleggers — specifically bootleggers who charge outrageous amounts for unauthorized recordings of their concerts.

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