For years Pearl Jam fans have wondered: “Will Ed ever go solo?” Perhaps not to extent some have imagined, Ed has performed enough solo material to warrant its own space here on gremmie.net.
Below you’ll find songs performed live by Ed in various capacities.
Atlantic CityDOWNLOAD MP3 "Atlantic City" is a song written and recorded by rock musician Bruce Springsteen, which first appeared on Springsteen's 1982 solo album Nebraska. This version is from the 6/14/2009 Baltimore, Maryland show.
Baby BelugaDOWNLOAD MP3 "Baby Beluga" is a song by popular children's entertainer Raffi, released in 1980. This version is from the 10/24/2004 Bridge School show in Mountain View, California.
BlackbirdDOWNLOAD MP3 "Blackbird" is a Beatles song from the double-disc album The Beatles (also known as The White Album). Blackbird was written by Paul McCartney, though credited to Lennon–McCartney. This version is a bonus track from Water On The Road.
Don't Cry No TearsDOWNLOAD MP3 From Neil Young's 7th Album Zuma. The melody and lyrics of "Don't Cry No Tears" are partially derived from "I Wonder", a song Young wrote in high school which appeared in his Archives in 2009. This version is from Night I of the Bridge School Benefit in 2011.
Forever YoungDOWNLOAD MP3 "Forever Young" is a song by Bob Dylan. The song first appeared on Dylan's 1974 album Planet Waves.
I Am a PatriotDOWNLOAD MP3 "I Am a Patriot", which held roughly that dissent was not disloyalty, became a favorite song of Jackson Browne, who covered it on his 1989 album World in Motion and who frequently performed it in his concerts. In 2004, the two would duet on the song during the last of the Vote for Change shows.
I Used to Work in ChicagoDOWNLOAD MP3 "I Used to Work in Chicago" is a traditional drinking song written by songwriter and entertainer Larry Vincent. The earliest printed date for the song is March 1945 in the underground mimeographed songbook Songs of the Century. This version is from the 8/2/2007 show at the Vic Theater in Chicago.
I'm the AnswerDOWNLOAD MP3 "I'm the Answer" is a song written by Simon Townsend. This version is from a show at the Triple Door on 4/29/2014.
I've Just Seen a FaceDOWNLOAD MP3 I've Just Seen a Face is a song by the Beatles. It appears on their 1965 United Kingdom album Help!, although in the United States it and "It's Only Love" first appeared on the Capitol version of the Rubber Soul album.
My City of RuinsDOWNLOAD MP3 "My City of Ruins" is a 2000 song written and performed by Bruce Springsteen, and included on his 2002 album The Rising. This cover is from the 12/29/2009 Kennedy Center Honors Broadcast honoring Bruce Springsteen.
Redemption SongDOWNLOAD MP3 "Redemption Song" is a song by Bob Marley. It is the final track on Bob Marley & the Wailers' ninth album, Uprising, produced by Chris Blackwell and released by Island Records.
RiseDOWNLOAD MP3 From the West Memphis Three rally on 8/28/10 in Little Rock, AR.
Sugar MountainDOWNLOAD MP3 "Sugar Mountain" is a song by Canadian folk rock singer and composer Neil Young. Young composed the song on his 19th birthday in 1964, and its lyrics are reminiscences about his youth in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This version is from an Ed pre-set before the 8/21/09 show in Toronto, Canada.
The Ship SongDOWNLOAD MP3 "The Ship Song" is a song written by Nick Cave, originally performed by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds on their 1990 The Good Son album.
The Times They Are A-Changin'DOWNLOAD MP3 The Times They Are a-Changin' is a song written by Bob Dylan and released as the title track of his 1964 album, The Times They Are a-Changin'. The song was ranked #59 on Rolling Stone's 2004 list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
The WeightDOWNLOAD MP3 "The Weight" is a song originally by the Canadian-American group The Band that was released as Capitol Records single 2269 in 1968 and on the group's debut album Music from Big Pink.
Throw Your Arms Around MeDOWNLOAD MP3 "Throw Your Arms Around Me" is a song by Hunters & Collectors first released as a single in 1985 by White Label for Mushroom Records. A re-recorded version of the song would later appear on the band's 1986 album Human Frailty.
Tonight You Belong To Me DOWNLOAD MP3 "Tonight You Belong to Me" is a popular American song, written in 1926 by lyricist Billy Rose and composer Lee David. It was recorded in 1927 by Gene Austin, although the first ever recording was by Irving Kaufman in 1926 on Banner Records. This version is from Night I of the Bridge School Benefit in 2011.
TroubleDOWNLOAD MP3 "Trouble" is a song written by the English singer-songwriter and musician, Cat Stevens, during a period from 1969-1970.
Walking The CowDOWNLOAD MP3 "Walking the Cow" is a song originally recorded by singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston, from his 1983 album Hi, How Are You. It is sometimes credited as having been written by Richard Thompson. This version is from the 2009 show at the Austin City Limits Festival.
WishlistDOWNLOAD MP3 This version is from the Record Store Day Love Boat Captain single (2012). It was performed at The Orpheum in Minneapolis, MN on July 2nd, 2011.