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Pearl Jam Plays ‘Vs.’ In Its Entirety

Pearl Jam gave its fans in Greenville, S.C., a special treat on Saturday night (April 16), playing its 1993 album Vs. in its entirety for the first time ever.

The group opened the night with "Corduroy" before launching into "Go," the opening track from Vs., and then tearing through the album's other 11 songs, including favorites such as "Daughter," "Rearviewmirror," "Animal" and "Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town."

Pearl Jam's second album, Vs. hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and has been certified seven-times platinum. Pearl Jam filled out the Greenville show with another 20 songs, including covers of the Who's "Baba O' Riley" and Pink Floyd's "Comfortably Numb."

It was only the third time Pearl Jam has ever played an entire album in concert; during October of 2015 the group played "No Code" in Moline, Ill., and "Yield" in Milwaukee.

 

Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist who not only covers music but has written books on Bob Seger, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen.