Favorite live versions from bootlegs

Hello everyone! I'm new to this website. I've been a Pearl Jam fan since their first album came out in the early 90's, but it's only been in the last few months that I have become a passionate listener to their live music. I've listened to nothing but their live shows/bootlegs for the last month and I'm loving it! Anyway, I love when I come across longer versions of great songs with lots of jamming in it. I love all the different variations of "Daughter" and "Porch" etc. But I'd love some more recommendations on perhaps songs that aren't usually much different from the album version but happen to be on a particular show. One live version that stands out to you. Or even a favorite show in general, I'd be happy to learn about. For example, I'm always hoping for a longer version of "Blood" where maybe the middle part where it gets quiet right before the last chorus would go on longer, but I haven't found one yet. Not sure one exists.
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  • rummyrummy Ontario, CanadaPosts: 3,094
    edited August 2018
    Blood, Berlin 2012 (N2, I believe) has a nice addition of "War (What Is It Good For?)" addition in the middle of the song.
    Auckland 1998, Toronto 1 2011, London 2013, Buffalo 2013, Toronto 1&2 2016, Seattle 1&2 2018
  • nothingman44nothingman44 Posts: 1,487
    RVM - Ottawa 2005
  • pjsteelerfanpjsteelerfan MarylandPosts: 9,502
    If you want Blood ---> Blood   from Brisbane in 2009 is cool
    ...got a mind full of questions and a teacher in my soul...
  • eboweddieeboweddie Posts: 560
    Immortality east troy 2003. Rvm Seattle 2 2000. WMA Atlanta 1994 from the radio broadcast.  

    i wish i wish i wish i wish, i guess it never stops
  • lolobugglolobugg BLUE RDGE MTNSPosts: 7,848
    Love Boat Captain (Jumpin' Jack Flash) - Cincinnati 2014

    livefootsteps.org/user/?usr=446

    1995- New Orleans, LA

    1996- Charleston, SC

    1998- Atlanta, GA: Birmingham, AL: Greenville, SC: Knoxville, TN

    2000- Atlanta, GA: New Orleans, LA: Memphis, TN: Nashville, TN

    2003- Raleigh, NC: Charlotte, NC: Atlanta, GA

    2004- Asheville, NC (hometown show)

    2006- Cincinnati, OH

    2008- Columbia, SC

    2009- Chicago, IL x 2 / Ed Ved- Atlanta, GA x 2

    2010- Bristow, VA

    2011- Alpine Valley, WI (PJ20) x 2 / Ed Ved- Chicago, IL

    2012- Atlanta, GA

    2013- Charlotte, NC

    2014- Cincinnati, OH

    2015- New York, NY

    2016- Greenville, SC: Hampton, VA:: Columbia, SC: Lexington, KY: Philly, PA 2: (Wrigley) Chicago, IL x 2 (holy shit): Temple of the Dog- Philly, PA

    2017- ED VED- Louisville, KY

    2018- Chicago, IL x2, Boston, MA x2

  • lolobugg said:
    Love Boat Captain (Jumpin' Jack Flash) - Cincinnati 2014

    Thanks! I have noticed that Love Boat Captain has grown quite a bit over the years and so has my fondness for it. I love the new guitar "jammy' intro's to it now, instead of them just jumping right into the song like they used to.
  • Ben2009Ben2009 Posts: 30
    Agree re: Love Boat Captain.  They played the new version in St. Paul 2016.  Didn't recognize it.
  • JammalamboJammalambo Posts: 1,271
    Blood from Soldier Field 1995 is quite long with a crazy ending..
  • bbiggsbbiggs Posts: 3,701
    Blood from Soldier Field 1995 is quite long with a crazy ending..
    My personal favorite version. 
  • Mike D88Mike D88 TampaPosts: 557
    Alive from Hartford 2013.
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    2008 Tampa - 2013 Buffalo - 2016 Tampa - 2016 Fenway II
    Audioslave 2005 MSG
  • KN219077KN219077 MontanaPosts: 452
    Black Red Yellow- wrigley 2 2016
    Fatal-Missoula 2018
    In Hiding 10-30-2009
    Crown of Thorns 7-8-2003

  • PJammer4lifePJammer4life Posts: 1,931
    Black Ottawa 2005
    Bridge Benefit 1994, San Francisco 1995, San Diego 1995 1 & 2, Missoula 1998, Los Angeles 2000, San Diego 2000, Eddie Vedder/Beck 2/26/2002, Santa Barbara 2003, Irvine 2003, San Diego 2003, Vancouver 2005, Gorge 2005, San Diego 2006, Los Angeles 2006 1 & 2, Santa Barbara 2006, Eddie Vedder 4/10/08, Eddie Vedder 4/12/08, Eddie Vedder 4/15/08, 7/12/2008, SF 8/28/09, LA 9/30/09, LA 10/1/09, LA 10/06/09, LA 10/07/09, San Diego 10/09/09, Eddie Vedder 7/6/2011, Eddie Vedder 7/8/2011, PJ20 9/3/2011, PJ20 9/4/2011, Vancouver 9/25/2011, San Diego 11/21/13, LA 11/24/13
  • 23scidoo23scidoo Thessaloniki,GreecePosts: 12,886
    Sometimes, Belo Horizonte 2015
    Athens 2006. Dusseldorf 2007. Berlin 2009. Venice 2010. Amsterdam 1 2012. Amsterdam 1+2 2014. Buenos Aires 2015.
    Prague Krakow Berlin 2018.
    EV, Taormina 1+2 2017.
  • PeArLgOoNeRPeArLgOoNeR Posts: 1,021
    Of the Girl - Krakow

    Hamburg 2000, Berlin 2006, Copenhagen 2007, Berlin 2009, Berlin 2010, Berlin 1+2 2012, Copenhagen 2012, Amsterdam 1+2 2014, Vienna 2014, Berlin 2014, Prague 2018, Krakow 2018
  • Kearn5yKearn5y IrelandPosts: 1,570
    Betterman from State College 2003
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjxC2Rhs1ic
    Kearnsy
  • CantKeepmedownCantKeepmedown Portland, MainePosts: 2,214
    Crazy Mary from San Diego in 2006. Unbelievable crowd participation.
  • rummyrummy Ontario, CanadaPosts: 3,094
    Better Man - Kansas City, 2000


    Auckland 1998, Toronto 1 2011, London 2013, Buffalo 2013, Toronto 1&2 2016, Seattle 1&2 2018
  • Abe FromanAbe Froman Posts: 3,763
    Blood from Soldier Field 1995 is quite long with a crazy ending..
    For sure. Best version IMO
  • NM70698NM70698 Posts: 38
    The early Europe 2000 shows have short versions of RVM without the meandering jam in the middle.  These are excellent renditions of the song.  I really like the one from San Sebastian, Spain (5/26/00).  The drumming at the end is ferocious. 
  • rummyrummy Ontario, CanadaPosts: 3,094
    NM70698 said:
    The early Europe 2000 shows have short versions of RVM without the meandering jam in the middle.  These are excellent renditions of the song.  I really like the one from San Sebastian, Spain (5/26/00).  The drumming at the end is ferocious. 
    Will definitely give this a listen. I do appreciate "efficient" performances from time to time.
    Auckland 1998, Toronto 1 2011, London 2013, Buffalo 2013, Toronto 1&2 2016, Seattle 1&2 2018
  • pjsteelerfanpjsteelerfan MarylandPosts: 9,502
    rummy said:
    NM70698 said:
    The early Europe 2000 shows have short versions of RVM without the meandering jam in the middle.  These are excellent renditions of the song.  I really like the one from San Sebastian, Spain (5/26/00).  The drumming at the end is ferocious. 
    Will definitely give this a listen. I do appreciate "efficient" performances from time to time.
    Wish they would go back to the short versions of RVM and Porch from time to time. And not always as a set closer.  
    ...got a mind full of questions and a teacher in my soul...
  • Black -> Barcelona 2006
    the crowd. the song. everything. check it out!
  • Porch from Atlanta '94.  But I'm partial to that whole show being my home town.  
  • NM70698NM70698 Posts: 38
    edited September 4
    Crazy Mary from San Diego in 2006. Unbelievable crowd participation.
    This concert (7/7/06) is also noteworthy for the very rare performance of Long Road as an encore.  There is a lengthy introduction to the song in which Eddie explains how, why, and for whom it was written.  One of my favorite live Pearl Jam moments.  Long Road transitions into an equally heartfelt version of Come Back.  San Diego 2006 is a glorious show.
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  • rummyrummy Ontario, CanadaPosts: 3,094
    NM70698 said:
    Crazy Mary from San Diego in 2006. Unbelievable crowd participation.
    This concert (7/7/06) is also noteworthy for the very rare performance of Long Road as an encore.  There is a lengthy introduction to the song in which Eddie explains how, why, and for whom it was written.  One of my favorite live Pearl Jam moments.  Long Road transitions into an equally heartfelt version of Come Back.  San Diego 2006 is a glorious show.
    One of the greatest (post-1990's) versions of Alive, too.
    Auckland 1998, Toronto 1 2011, London 2013, Buffalo 2013, Toronto 1&2 2016, Seattle 1&2 2018
  • PJammer4lifePJammer4life Posts: 1,931
    rummy said:
    NM70698 said:
    Crazy Mary from San Diego in 2006. Unbelievable crowd participation.
    This concert (7/7/06) is also noteworthy for the very rare performance of Long Road as an encore.  There is a lengthy introduction to the song in which Eddie explains how, why, and for whom it was written.  One of my favorite live Pearl Jam moments.  Long Road transitions into an equally heartfelt version of Come Back.  San Diego 2006 is a glorious show.
    One of the greatest (post-1990's) versions of Alive, too.
    Best show I’ve been to. Still looking for a DVD or VHS copy.
    Bridge Benefit 1994, San Francisco 1995, San Diego 1995 1 & 2, Missoula 1998, Los Angeles 2000, San Diego 2000, Eddie Vedder/Beck 2/26/2002, Santa Barbara 2003, Irvine 2003, San Diego 2003, Vancouver 2005, Gorge 2005, San Diego 2006, Los Angeles 2006 1 & 2, Santa Barbara 2006, Eddie Vedder 4/10/08, Eddie Vedder 4/12/08, Eddie Vedder 4/15/08, 7/12/2008, SF 8/28/09, LA 9/30/09, LA 10/1/09, LA 10/06/09, LA 10/07/09, San Diego 10/09/09, Eddie Vedder 7/6/2011, Eddie Vedder 7/8/2011, PJ20 9/3/2011, PJ20 9/4/2011, Vancouver 9/25/2011, San Diego 11/21/13, LA 11/24/13
  • CantKeepmedownCantKeepmedown Portland, MainePosts: 2,214
    The whole 1st encore is really, really good.  Great versions of all songs (Long Road, Come Back, Small Town, Crazy Mary, Crown of Thorns, and Alive) Have never been able to find a good video.  
  • tempo_n_groovetempo_n_groove Posts: 20,293
    Off He Goes NOLA 2000.  The solos in this one are absolutely amazing.

    There is pro shot video out there too that I can't seem to find anymore.

    If you have access to this show please hit me up.
  • A few of my favorites:

    Black - Pistoia, Italy 2006

    All Those Yesterdays - Boston, MA 8/5/2016

    Nothingman - New York, NY 5/21/2010

    Leash - Boston, MA 5/25/2006 (First time played in 11 years)

  • TamaDrummer91TamaDrummer91 VAPosts: 1,171
    A list I put together a while back, lots of good versions on there:

    All Those Yesterdays- Bristow 2010
    Animal- Lisbon 2010/Portland 2013/Cardiff 2000
    Betterman- Calgary 2005/London 2005
    Black- Madrid 2006/Ljubljana 2000                                                      
    Corduroy- Amsterdam 1 2012/Toronto 2 2006
    Crazy Mary- Winnipeg 2005/Grand Rapids 2006
    Daughter- Nashville 2000/Barcelona 2000/Edmonton 2005/San Diego 2000/WPB 2 2000
    DTE- Nashville 2000
    Education- Lexington 2016
    Evacuation- Oslo 2000
    Even Flow- Barcelona 2000
    Given To Fly- Cardiff 2000
    Go- Vitoria 2006/ Toronto 2 2006
    Green Disease- Chicago 2003
    Grievance- Manchester 2000
    Habit- Berlin 2000
    Hard to Imagine- Baltimore 2013/Tulsa 2014
    I Am A Patriot- Boston 1 2018
    I Am Mine- Hampton 2016
    Indifference- Bologna 2006/Winnipeg 2005
    Infallible- Pittsburgh 2013
    Jeremy-San Francisco 2000
    Last Kiss-Calgary 2005
    Leatherman- Nashville 2000 (Ed’s vocals are so strong)
    Light Years- Sacramento 2000
    Love Boat Captain- Cincy 2014
    Low Light- Ottawa 2011/Columbia 2016
    Lukin & Not For You- Houston 2 2000, Ed’s vocals are strong and brutal in Lukin (lyrics are wrong though)
    MYM- Hampton 2016
    Nothing As It Seems- Edmonton 2005
    Oceans-Vancouver 2013
    Of The Girl- Pittsburgh 2013/Cincy 2014/Albuquerque 2000
    Once-Atlantic City 2 2005
    Pendulum- Pittsburgh 2013/Cincy 2014
    Porch- Atlantic City 2 2005/Baltimore 2013/ San Francisco 2000
    Rats- Amsterdam 1 2012
    Release- Tokyo 2003/ San Francisco 2000
    RVM- Philly 1 2013
    Sad- LA 2 2006/ San Francisco 1 2006
    Save You- Kitchener 2005
    Severed Hand- Zagreb 2006
    Sirens-Pittsburgh 2013/Brooklyn 2 2013/Hampton 2016
    Sleight of Hand- Oslo 2000
    Small Town- Madrid 2006
    Sometimes-Charlotte 2003
    Speed of Sound- Pittsburgh 2013
    Spin the Black Circle- Columbus 2000
    SOLAT- Glasgow 2000
    Swallowed Whole- Greenville 2016
    Thumbing My Way- Calgary 2005/Lexington 2016
    Tremor Christ- San Diego 2013/Memphis 2000/Boston 1 2018
    U- Atlantic City 2 2005
    Why Go- Philly 1 2013/Grand Rapids 2006
    Wishlist- Atlantic City 2 2005, Dallas 2000
    WMA- Greenville 2016
    World Wide Suicide- Vitoria 2006/Grand Rapids 2006
    Yellow Moon- Pittsburgh 2013

    2008: Bonnaroo
    2010: Bristow
    2012: Atlanta
    2013: Charlottesville, Charlotte
    2014: Cincinnati
    2016: Greenville, Hampton, Raleigh (cancelled), Columbia, Lexington

    For your bootleg review needs or recommendations- http://pjbootlegreviews.blogspot.com/
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