“Elderly Woman Behind The Counter In A Small Town” by Pearl Jam (1993)

The longest title in the Pearl Jam catalog for sure, and quite possibly the mellowest song in PJ’s angry/grunge band stage, “Elderly Woman” is a staple of jukebox singalongs and is one of the venerable band’s most beloved tunes. “Hearts and thoughts, they fade away” is a line that has always resonated heavily with me.… Read More “Elderly Woman Behind The Counter In A Small Town” by Pearl Jam (1993)

“Better Man” (or”Betterman”) by Pearl Jam (1994)

a few thoughts… *Greatest intro to a Pearl Jam song ever. Immediately sets a contemplative mood, which of course matches “Better Man”’s lyrics. *Occasionally stylized as “Betterman”. I’m still not sure what the exact title is. *Best song on a so-so album. Vs. was and is one of my favorite albums (easily one of the 10… Read More “Better Man” (or”Betterman”) by Pearl Jam (1994)