Please play Come Back at Wrigley Night 1 for my dad and brother who have both passed <3

BeeGirl86BeeGirl86 PittsburghPosts: 166
edited August 17 in The Porch

I am not one to ever posts things like this, but I figured I got lucky enough to score GA for Wrigley Field so might as well give it a shot! I have been a crazy PJ fan since I was 12 years old. I can probably blame my brother, Steve or Stevie as I called him, for getting me into the band. He was 6, almost 7 years older than me and was your stereotypical rebellious teenager in the 90’s. I idolized him which in turn meant I idolized the alternative music he listened to. I would try to impress him by knowing the lyrics to all of the songs and can vividly remember watching the Evenflow video on MTV as a 6 or 7 year old and wondering how in the hell my brother knew all the words to that damn song. I didn’t even think Eddie was actually saying words back then. My brother passed when I was 12 years old in 1999 which was the year I lost myself in Pearl Jam music and have been lost in it ever since. Here I am, 20 years later and 11 shows later and there is still a song I have yet to hear that does something for my soul each time I listen. When the Avocado Album came out, and I heard Come Back for the first time it felt like the song was directly written for me about my brother. Talk about a song speaking to you. I literally listened to that song on repeat for weeks, maybe even months. My college roommates thought that I was going insane, but then again they understood. I knew right away what my next tattoo was going to be as well - see below. Little did I know that that tattoo would hold much more meaning behind it than just my brother. Four years ago, my dad, Steve Sr., passed away from lung cancer.  It was during this time that I once again looked to Pearl Jam to help me through the second tragic loss in my life. I traveled more to see the band, even to Mexico City when I was pregnant in 2015 with my daughter Stevie, because it soothed my soul. However, I have yet to hear Come Back. The song that now embodies my feelings for both my brother and dad. Having GA for Wrigley Field has always been a dream of mine, but hearing Come Back would do something special for my soul , heal it, or at least soothe it - as though my brother and dad were there with me. I don’t know if this will get anywhere, but thanks for listening Pearl Jam Fam. <3

Peace, Love, and PJ,

Sasha


Sidenote: This tattoo is over 10 years old, please excuse the fact that it is showing its age. 

I miss you alreddie.
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  • PP193448PP193448 Springboro, OHPosts: 3,825
    Great song.  Hope you get it BeeGirl86
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  • mwplummwplum Posts: 1,306
    Stunning tattoo, especially with the birds below. I share your love of that song, as it has a lot of significance personally as well. I really hope you get to hear it at Wrigley this weekend! It took me nearly 40 shows before I heard it in Memphis 2014, and it was well worth the wait. 
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  • BeeGirl86BeeGirl86 PittsburghPosts: 166
    Thank you guys! I know it's a shot in the dark, but you never know! 
    I miss you alreddie.
  • I hope the show renews your spirit regardless...be well!
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  • wall232wall232 New YorkPosts: 1,133
    Thank you for sharing your story. Hoping you get this. 
    NYPJ
  • BlackCircleBlackCircle Charlotte, NCPosts: 288
    Best of luck with your request... I hope they play it for you.

    Cheers!
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  • deftonesdeftones Athens, GreecePosts: 2,427
    So sorry for losses. I hope you get your request.
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  • BeeGirl86BeeGirl86 PittsburghPosts: 166
    edited August 17
    Thank you guys! I have always debated asking for this request but never have. Having GA for Wrigley which is probably going to be a once in a lifetime thing seemed like the right time to do it in hopes that it would be a truly magical, spiritual once in a lifetime experience. <3
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    I miss you alreddie.
  • BeeGirl86BeeGirl86 PittsburghPosts: 166
    ...not that it wouldn't be regardless if the song was played or not. You know what I mean. 
    I miss you alreddie.
  • BeeGirl86BeeGirl86 PittsburghPosts: 166
    edited August 17
    I also just want to add that I love how this forum makes one feel so comfortable posting heartfelt messages all because we share a love for this wonderful band. 
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    I miss you alreddie.
  • BK221359BK221359 Nashville, TNPosts: 166
    edited August 17
    This one’s for you.  Hope to hear it N1
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  • jdizzle8291jdizzle8291 Erie, PAPosts: 46
    I'm sorry to hear about your losses. I hope you get this and you're able to have that lasting memory from the show.
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  • BeeGirl86BeeGirl86 PittsburghPosts: 166
    Thank you for the love. 
    I miss you alreddie.
  • jvoorheesjvoorhees Posts: 194
    Amazing tattoo! 

    Come Back makes me think of my Dad big time too! First heard it a month after he passed away. Only time a song has ever got me choked up.

    I hope PJ plays for you at Night 1!!!
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  • BeeGirl86BeeGirl86 PittsburghPosts: 166
    jvoorhees said:
    Amazing tattoo! 

    Come Back makes me think of my Dad big time too! First heard it a month after he passed away. Only time a song has ever got me choked up.

    I hope PJ plays for you at Night 1!!!
    Thank you. It's such a powerful song. Sorry to hear of your loss as well. 
    I miss you alreddie.
  • BeeGirl86BeeGirl86 PittsburghPosts: 166
    jvoorhees said:
    Amazing tattoo! 

    Come Back makes me think of my Dad big time too! First heard it a month after he passed away. Only time a song has ever got me choked up.

    I hope PJ plays for you at Night 1!!!
    Thank you. It's such a powerful song. Sorry to hear of your loss as well. 
    I miss you alreddie.
  • BeeGirl86BeeGirl86 PittsburghPosts: 166
    #comebackforthesteves
    maybe I should start trying to trend this!?
    I miss you alreddie.
  • BeeGirl86BeeGirl86 PittsburghPosts: 166
    ❤️❤️❤️
    I miss you alreddie.
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  • BK221359BK221359 Nashville, TNPosts: 166
    Bump
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  • SandyRavageSandyRavage Posts: 378
    bump! Tonights the night!
  • bendhair23bendhair23 Posts: 33
    Bump
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  • BeeGirl86BeeGirl86 PittsburghPosts: 166
    edited August 18
    I don't know if it's because I am overflowing with emotions for tonight, but checking on the forum and seeing you guys bump my post is making me tear up. I LOVE THIS FUGGIN BAND AND ALL OF YOU! 
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    I miss you alreddie.
  • BeeGirl86BeeGirl86 PittsburghPosts: 166
    Tonight!
    I miss you alreddie.
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