November 17, 2006

Pearl Jam to help Make Poverty History in Melbourne tonight

They’re totally going all Bono one you: Just received word from Pearl Jam that they are playing the Make Poverty History concert tonight in Melbourne, Australia with JET and others. The concert website is not yet updated to include this information, but PJ says they’re in. There will be a live webcast here, one hour delayed.

Loosely correlated tune:
I Got You (live) – Pearl Jam
(Split Enz cover – okay, they’re from New Zealand but it’s the closest I could get this morning)

UPDATE: I LOVE THE INTERNET!

Bono joins Pearl Jam for “Rocking In The Free World”!!
(the first hint that something was afoot was when Vedder introduced the song by saying, “It’s a beautiful day . . .”)

STREAMING VIDEO (7 minutes in)

MP3: Rockin In The Free World
Pearl Jam with Bono & The Edge

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7 Comments »

  • as if i wasn’t happy enough already that it is friday.

    c — November 17, 2006 @ 10:12 am

  • thanks so much for the link, that was an amazing performance.

    (long-time lurker, first-time commenter)

    shannon — November 17, 2006 @ 10:14 am

  • Awesome, indeed!

    Oxypoet — November 18, 2006 @ 11:37 am

  • thanks a lot for this. it’s been a crazy weekend here in melbourne!

    Sean — November 19, 2006 @ 3:55 am

  • Bono + PJ = money

    F.J. Delgado — November 23, 2006 @ 12:24 am

  • Is there a way to get a copy of that video?? Plzzzzz? Thanks

    Mentime — November 27, 2006 @ 3:10 pm

  • Mentime, I don’t have anything other than that link I posted. The video’s not mine.

    heather — November 27, 2006 @ 3:46 pm

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