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Readers Poll: The Best Pearl Jam Songs of All Time

Selections include 'Alive,' 'Given To Fly' and 'Better Man'

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3. 'Yellow Ledbetter'

If you think it's difficult to discern the lyrics to "Even Flow," you're really screwed when it comes to "Yellow Ledbetter." Eddie mumbles many of the words and nobody really knows what the hell he's singing through most of the tune. Released as a B side to "Jeremy," "Yellow Ledbetter" has become a massive fan favorite, closing out countless Pearl Jam songs over the past two decades. Over the years Vedder has explained that the song was inspired by a friend whose brother served in the Gulf War, and the uncertainty about whether he'd return in a "box or a bag." 

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