Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Pearl Jam Deep Cuts - Rolling Stone
Home Music Music Lists

Readers’ Poll: The 10 Best Pearl Jam Deep Cuts

See what song managed to top ‘Present Tense,’ ‘Footsteps’ and ‘Indifference’

pearl jampearl jam

Pearl Jam performing on February 26th, 1991.

Alison Braun/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty

Hardcore Pearl Jam fans absolutely love the deep cuts. They may tepidly applaud "Even Flow" and "Jeremy" in concert, but when the band kicks into something like "Sweet Lew" or "Of the Girl" they absolutely lose their minds. Pearl Jam know this and sprinkle their show with rarities, B-sides, covers and even the occasional song by Temple of the Dog and Mother Love Bone. As the band gears up for a South American tour and a one-off U.S. date at the Global Citizens Festival, we asked our readers to vote for their favorite deep cuts. Tabulating the ballots required some judgement calls. Votes for "Black" were discounted because it's simply too famous even though it was never a legit single. We were on the fence about a certain "Jeremy" B-side with nearly indecipherable lyrics, but we ultimately included it. Here are the results. 

In This Article: Pearl Jam, Readers Poll


Powered by
Arrow Created with Sketch. Calendar Created with Sketch. Path Created with Sketch. Shape Created with Sketch. Plus Created with Sketch. minus Created with Sketch.