Every year Pearl Jam releases a 45 to their fan club members only.
Many times these are instrumentals or sung by someone other than Eddie Vedder.
A risky move for some, but Eddie Van Halen was changing the game.
The Beatles are one of the most covered bands of all time, but the memorable ones are the ones where the artist reworks it to their strengths without losing what made the song great in the first place. When Nirvana set out to do MTV’s popular unplugged series, they didn’t just sing their hits with acoustic guitars. You can hear this haunting song on a Rock radio station somewhere every day.
Ray changes the meaning of the song with his soulful yearning. His solo records were very eclectic and his taste in finding acts equally bizarre, i.e. This outfit was fronted by Annabella Lwin, who was rumoured to be all of 16 when she joined the group.She plucked “Hurt So bad” from Little Anthony & The Imperials, “Poor Poor Pitiful Me” from Warren Zevon” and “Back In The USA” from Chuck Berry. When Alternative music started to come into fashion in the late 80’s, there was no bigger band than The Cure to wave that flag.This became their biggest hit peaking at #2 and a natural choice for 311 to put their reggae spin onto for the The single that almost wasn’t.This is another song that falls into the category of Didn’t Know This Was A Cover.You have to go all the way back to 1964 for the original.