#Seattle’s Pearl Jam is inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

by Norm Gregory on April 8, 2017

in Music, Pearl Jam Radio

 

If during its youth Pearl Jam might have cast a wary eye at an honor such as election into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, that time has passed. The band revealed only sincere appreciation and good humor during its induction ceremony Friday night at Barclays Center.”

“Lucky and grateful are two things I am every day,” said singer Eddie Vedder, the last of six Pearl Jam members to speak following a rollicking introductory from David Letterman.

Guitarist Mike McCready, a graduate of Roosevelt High, told the band’s fans — who appeared greater in number than for any other inductee — “thank you for hanging out with us for so long. (Via The Seattle Times.)

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