Readers Poll: The Best Pearl Jam Songs of All TimeSelections include 'Alive,' 'Given To Fly' and 'Better Man'
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"Black" received nearly twice the number of votes as your Number Two pick. Judging by the rapturous reaction it receives every time they play it live, that shouldn't be a huge shock. The tale of lost love is the most emotional moment on Ten, and it's probably a subject that most people can relate to on some level. Even lots of people that are turned off by Pearl Jam have a hard time denying the brilliance of this song. It's Eddie at his most emotionally naked, literally howling for a woman who left him behind.