Watch Pearl Jam and Johnny Marr Cover The Who’s “Baba O’Riley” in London’s Hyde Park
pearl jam played two shows in London’s Hyde Park this weekend, as part of the British Summer Time series, and on the second night, Saturday (7/9), they brought in the former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr — which opened — for a few songs. The first was a mid-performance performance of Neil Young’s “Throw Your Hatred Down”, which is taken from the 1995 Young/PJ collaborative album Mirrorball. He then returned for the encore, guesting on their cover of The Who classic “Baba O’Riley” alongside the songwriter and producer. Andrew Wattwho worked on Eddie Vedder’s recent solo album, earthling. You can watch video for both and check out Saturday’s setlist below.
The night before in Hyde Park, Pearl Jam released Simon Townshendwho is Pete Townsend’s brother and a touring member of The Who, to perform his song “I’m the Answer”, and closed the show with a cover of Neil Young’s “Rockin’ in the Free World” featuring the 70s/80s tennis champion (and amateur guitarist) John McEnroe.
Pearl Jam’s 2022 tour arrives in New York on 9/11 at Madison Square Garden.
SETLIST: Pearl Jam @ Hyde Park 09/07/2022 (Going through)
Elderly woman behind the counter in a small town
Throw Your Hate Down (Neil Young cover) (with Johnny Marr)
make the evolution
Dance of the Seers
Not for you
state of love and trust
Eruption (Van Halen cover)
Baba O’Riley (The Who cover) (with Johnny Marr and Andrew Watt)