Bring Back "Street Fighting Man" . . .

I think its time for PJ to bring back their cover of the Rolling Stones, Street Fighting Man! They played it twice in 1994. Both times start off good, but Ed screws up the 2nd verse both times and it ends in a meandering jam. If they actually rehearsed it a few times, it would be rocking! This country and this world seem to be at a boiling point for the past few years. This song is relevant again (guess every few years it becomes relevant). Also, McCready can shred on the Mick Taylor solo runs!
Lyrics:
Everywhere I hear the sound of marching, charging feet, boy
'Cause summer's here and the time is right for fighting in the street, boy
Well what can a poor boy do
Except to sing for a rock 'n' roll band
'Cause in sleepy London town
There's just no place for a street fighting man, No

Hey! Think the time is right for a palace revolution
'Cause where I live the game to play is compromise solution

Hey! Said my name is called disturbance
I'll shout and scream, I'll kill the king, I'll rail at all his servants

Well, what can a poor boy do
Except to sing for a rock 'n' roll band
'Cause in sleepy London town
There's just no place for a street fighting man, No

Studio Version:

Stones Live:

Pearl Jam 1994:

 




1996: Hartford; 1998: Hartford, Mansfield I & II
2000: Saratoga, Mansfield I & II; 2003: West Palm, Tampa, Mansfield I & II & III; 2004: Boston I & II; 2005: Montreal; 2006: Albany, Hartford, Boston I & II, East Rutherford; 2007: Lolla
2008: Tampa, MSG I & II, Hartford, Mansfield I & II; 2009: Chicago I & II, Philly I, III & IV; 2010: Cleveland, Buffalo, Hartford, Boston & MSG II.

Comments

  • NewJPageNewJPage Posts: 2,358
    You say "meandering jam" like it' a bad thing. We need more of it!
    6/26/98, 8/17/00, 10/8/00, 12/8/02, 12/9/02, 4/25/03, 5/28/03, 6/1/03, 6/3/03, 6/5/03, 6/6/03, 6/12/03, 6/13/03, 6/15/03, 6/18/03, 6/21/03, 6/22/03, 7/12/03, 7/14/03, 10/3/04, 10/5/04, 9/9/05, 9/11/05, 9/16/05, 5/16/06, 5/17/06, 5/19/06, 6/30/06, 7/23/06, 8/5/07, 6/30/08, 8/23/09, 8/24/09, 5/4/10, 5/7/10, 9/3/11, 9/4/11
  • NewJPage said:
    You say "meandering jam" like it' a bad thing. We need more of it!


    Ha. I hear ya. I love long PJ jams but just wish this one was tighter and more driving. Listened to the one that I posted and they did a pretty good job with it, I thought Vedder had screwed up the lyrics but he did alright with it. Maybe I was thinking about the other time they played it. Perhaps that one was more disjointed. 
    1996: Hartford; 1998: Hartford, Mansfield I & II
    2000: Saratoga, Mansfield I & II; 2003: West Palm, Tampa, Mansfield I & II & III; 2004: Boston I & II; 2005: Montreal; 2006: Albany, Hartford, Boston I & II, East Rutherford; 2007: Lolla
    2008: Tampa, MSG I & II, Hartford, Mansfield I & II; 2009: Chicago I & II, Philly I, III & IV; 2010: Cleveland, Buffalo, Hartford, Boston & MSG II.
  • NewJPageNewJPage Posts: 2,358
    In general I'm pro jam. That' the zep/dead fan in me. PJ used to do it quite a bit more. Dave A was best jam drummer
    6/26/98, 8/17/00, 10/8/00, 12/8/02, 12/9/02, 4/25/03, 5/28/03, 6/1/03, 6/3/03, 6/5/03, 6/6/03, 6/12/03, 6/13/03, 6/15/03, 6/18/03, 6/21/03, 6/22/03, 7/12/03, 7/14/03, 10/3/04, 10/5/04, 9/9/05, 9/11/05, 9/16/05, 5/16/06, 5/17/06, 5/19/06, 6/30/06, 7/23/06, 8/5/07, 6/30/08, 8/23/09, 8/24/09, 5/4/10, 5/7/10, 9/3/11, 9/4/11
  • BrainofBGABrainofBGA AustraliaPosts: 2,012
    NewJPage said:
    You say "meandering jam" like it' a bad thing. We need more of it!
    Yeah I agree...like Pry To and
     Aye Davanita when they play Vitalogy in full. I reckon that Aye Davanita would rock!

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  • CP218430CP218430 Posts: 221
    Had no clue they covered this! I love this song! This needs to happen again and again and again and again and again and again.....
    CP24
  • evenflow82evenflow82 Posts: 3,267
    edited May 15
    Love that jam.
    Post edited by evenflow82 on
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    -Christopher Walken

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    your=showing ownership

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  • CP218430 said:
    Had no clue they covered this! I love this song! This needs to happen again and again and again and again and again and again.....
    Indeed. Would be a great show closer. 
    1996: Hartford; 1998: Hartford, Mansfield I & II
    2000: Saratoga, Mansfield I & II; 2003: West Palm, Tampa, Mansfield I & II & III; 2004: Boston I & II; 2005: Montreal; 2006: Albany, Hartford, Boston I & II, East Rutherford; 2007: Lolla
    2008: Tampa, MSG I & II, Hartford, Mansfield I & II; 2009: Chicago I & II, Philly I, III & IV; 2010: Cleveland, Buffalo, Hartford, Boston & MSG II.
  • Bump. Its time for Palace Revolution!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    1996: Hartford; 1998: Hartford, Mansfield I & II
    2000: Saratoga, Mansfield I & II; 2003: West Palm, Tampa, Mansfield I & II & III; 2004: Boston I & II; 2005: Montreal; 2006: Albany, Hartford, Boston I & II, East Rutherford; 2007: Lolla
    2008: Tampa, MSG I & II, Hartford, Mansfield I & II; 2009: Chicago I & II, Philly I, III & IV; 2010: Cleveland, Buffalo, Hartford, Boston & MSG II.
  • NorthShoreBluesNorthShoreBlues Posts: 180
    Bump again . . . look around, its time for Street Fighting Man!
    (this will be my last bump, getting kinds crazy with it!)
    1996: Hartford; 1998: Hartford, Mansfield I & II
    2000: Saratoga, Mansfield I & II; 2003: West Palm, Tampa, Mansfield I & II & III; 2004: Boston I & II; 2005: Montreal; 2006: Albany, Hartford, Boston I & II, East Rutherford; 2007: Lolla
    2008: Tampa, MSG I & II, Hartford, Mansfield I & II; 2009: Chicago I & II, Philly I, III & IV; 2010: Cleveland, Buffalo, Hartford, Boston & MSG II.
  • 23scidoo23scidoo Thessaloniki,GreecePosts: 10,722
    I;m with you..love that song..
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  • DJ253147DJ253147 Posts: 314
    edited May 15
    Bring it on!!!! That sounds fucking awesome. I gonna plug in my Get Your Ya-Ya's  Out CD tomorrow but would love to hear that in Seattle on August 10.
  • evenflow82evenflow82 Posts: 3,267
    There are no better jams than the ones with Dave A powering it on. Street fighting man, I've got a feeling, porch, etc.

    Little wing and maggot brain have Chad Smith on drums, so don't mention that as being a jack irons jam. :-)
    I've got a fever, and the only prescription is more cowbell.
    -Christopher Walken

    you're=you are
    your=showing ownership

    The truth has a well known liberal bias.
    -Stephen Colbert
  • NorthShoreBluesNorthShoreBlues Posts: 180
    DJ253147 said:
    Bring it on!!!! That sounds fucking awesome. I gonna plug in my Get Your Ya-Ya's  Out CD tomorrow but would love to hear that in Seattle on August 10.
    Yeah Ya Yas baby! Love that album. Yes indeed, I hope you get it in Seattle. I would just love to hear McCeady shred on this. It would be like Mick Taylor on steroids!
    1996: Hartford; 1998: Hartford, Mansfield I & II
    2000: Saratoga, Mansfield I & II; 2003: West Palm, Tampa, Mansfield I & II & III; 2004: Boston I & II; 2005: Montreal; 2006: Albany, Hartford, Boston I & II, East Rutherford; 2007: Lolla
    2008: Tampa, MSG I & II, Hartford, Mansfield I & II; 2009: Chicago I & II, Philly I, III & IV; 2010: Cleveland, Buffalo, Hartford, Boston & MSG II.
  • NorthShoreBluesNorthShoreBlues Posts: 180
    There are no better jams than the ones with Dave A powering it on. Street fighting man, I've got a feeling, porch, etc.

    Little wing and maggot brain have Chad Smith on drums, so don't mention that as being a jack irons jam. :-)
    Chad Smith? Isn't Little wing/maggot brain from Milwaukee 95 (Jack Irons)? Or did Chad sit in? Learn me . . .
    1996: Hartford; 1998: Hartford, Mansfield I & II
    2000: Saratoga, Mansfield I & II; 2003: West Palm, Tampa, Mansfield I & II & III; 2004: Boston I & II; 2005: Montreal; 2006: Albany, Hartford, Boston I & II, East Rutherford; 2007: Lolla
    2008: Tampa, MSG I & II, Hartford, Mansfield I & II; 2009: Chicago I & II, Philly I, III & IV; 2010: Cleveland, Buffalo, Hartford, Boston & MSG II.
  • irkossairkossa Posts: 21
    This would be a tremendous addition to either Boston set list.
    Boston I '04
    Boston I, II, Milwaukee II '06
    Hartford, Mansfield I, II '08
    Hartford , Boston '10
    EV Boston, PJ Montreal '11
    Worcester I, II, Hartford '13
    Fenway I '16
    ToTD - MSG '16
  • reedrothchildreedrothchild Posts: 428
    Agree with OP, but also like others have said bring back the jams!  Up through the early 2000's there were always at least a couple per show and these days we can't even get an extended Porch or RVM.  Bring back the jams 2018!
    "What can you expect when you're on top? You know? It's like Napoleon. When he was the king, you know, people were just constantly trying to conquer him, you know, in the Roman Empire. So, it's history repeating itself all over again."
  • evenflow82evenflow82 Posts: 3,267
    edited May 17
    There are no better jams than the ones with Dave A powering it on. Street fighting man, I've got a feeling, porch, etc.

    Little wing and maggot brain have Chad Smith on drums, so don't mention that as being a jack irons jam. :-)
    Chad Smith? Isn't Little wing/maggot brain from Milwaukee 95 (Jack Irons)? Or did Chad sit in? Learn me . . .
    Yea, Chad Smith plays on it. Listen to Eddie's intro. There is also video online. Irons was never that technical or hard hitting of a drummer. 


    Post edited by evenflow82 on
    I've got a fever, and the only prescription is more cowbell.
    -Christopher Walken

    you're=you are
    your=showing ownership

    The truth has a well known liberal bias.
    -Stephen Colbert
  • NorthShoreBluesNorthShoreBlues Posts: 180
    There are no better jams than the ones with Dave A powering it on. Street fighting man, I've got a feeling, porch, etc.

    Little wing and maggot brain have Chad Smith on drums, so don't mention that as being a jack irons jam. :-)
    Chad Smith? Isn't Little wing/maggot brain from Milwaukee 95 (Jack Irons)? Or did Chad sit in? Learn me . . .
    Yea, Chad Smith plays on it. Listen to Eddie's intro. There is also video online. Irons was never that technical or hard hitting of a drummer. 


    Nice.  Haven't listen to that boot in years. Always love to learn a little something about the band during the early years. Great call evenflow82 and thanks for the post
    1996: Hartford; 1998: Hartford, Mansfield I & II
    2000: Saratoga, Mansfield I & II; 2003: West Palm, Tampa, Mansfield I & II & III; 2004: Boston I & II; 2005: Montreal; 2006: Albany, Hartford, Boston I & II, East Rutherford; 2007: Lolla
    2008: Tampa, MSG I & II, Hartford, Mansfield I & II; 2009: Chicago I & II, Philly I, III & IV; 2010: Cleveland, Buffalo, Hartford, Boston & MSG II.
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