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Pearl Jam covers 'Let It Go' from 'Frozen' in Italy [VIDEO]

Pearl Jam covers 'Let It Go' from 'Frozen' in Italy [VIDEO]

MILAN, Italy, June 22 (UPI) --Pearl Jam broke into the chorus of "Frozen" hit "Let It Go" during a performance of "Daughter" in Milan on Friday.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 23, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012.
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Springsteen to kick off Hurricane Sandy benefit concert

Springsteen to kick off Hurricane Sandy benefit concert

NEW YORK, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band are to kick off Wednesday's star-studded Hurricane Sandy concert in New York, organizers said.
Rolling Stones to play Hurricane Sandy benefit in N.Y.

Rolling Stones to play Hurricane Sandy benefit in N.Y.

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- British rock icons The Rolling Stones have joined the lineup for this week's star-studded Hurricane Sandy relief benefit in New York, organizers said.
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Eric Clapton, Chris Martin set for Sandy relief concert in N.Y.

Eric Clapton, Chris Martin set for Sandy relief concert in N.Y.

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Eric Clapton and Chris Martin have joined the lineup of artists performing at a Hurricane Sandy fundraiser in New York next week, organizers said.
Grohl, Vedder booked for Sandy relief concert

Grohl, Vedder booked for Sandy relief concert

NEW YORK, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Dave Grohl and Eddie Vedder have joined the lineup for next month's Hurricane Sandy fundraiser at New York's Madison Square Garden, organizers said.

Eddie Vedder displays firetruck at museum

SPOKANE, Wash., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder's 1927 firetruck -- a gift from actor Sean Penn -- can be seen at the Ferry County Auto and Truck Museum in Washington state.
Weekend tributes mark Santo's HOF entry

Weekend tributes mark Santo's HOF entry

CHICAGO, July 27 (UPI) -- An emotional week for the family of Ron Santo will end this weekend, with the late Chicago Cubs player being honored both on and off the field.

Jazz fest not tripped up by cancellations

NEW ORLEANS, April 28 (UPI) -- Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Buffett and Cee Lo Green were announced as last-minute headliners for the New Orleans Jazz Fest after several cancellations.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 23, 2011.
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'Born' remains No. 1 on U.S. album chart

'Born' remains No. 1 on U.S. album chart

LOS ANGELES, June 8 (UPI) -- Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" is No. 1 on the U.S. album chart for a second week, Billboard.com reported Wednesday.

Man convicted of killing noted dog trainer

MOUNT VERNON, Wash., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- A jury in Washington state Friday convicted a man of first-degree premeditated murder in the slaying of T. Mark Stover, dog trainer to the stars.
Vedder and McCormick marry in Hawaii

Vedder and McCormick marry in Hawaii

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Rock musician Eddie Vedder has married model Jill McCormick in a ceremony in Hawaii attended by about 70 guests, People.com reported.
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NYP2002031902- NEW YORK, March 19 (UPI)-- Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam delivers the presenters speech for The Ramones at the 17th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremonies held on March 18, 2002 at New York City's Waldorf Astoria Hotel. rw/ep/Ezio Petersen UPI
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Eddie Vedder (born Edward Louis Severson III; December 23, 1964) is an American musician who serves as the lead singer and one of three guitarists for the American rock band Pearl Jam. Vedder left the Southern California music scene and moved to Seattle, Washington in 1990 to join Pearl Jam where he rose to fame amid the grunge movement of the early 1990s. He is notable for his "golden baritone" vocal style, and is considered a cultural icon of alternative rock. He has also been involved in other music outside of Pearl Jam, including soundtrack work and contributions to albums by other artists. In 2007, Vedder released his first solo album in the form of the soundtrack for the film Into the Wild (2007).

Vedder was born Edward Louis Severson III in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Illinois, the son of Karen Lee Vedder and Edward Louis Severson, Jr. His father was a lounge musician. His parents divorced in 1965, when Vedder was one-year-old. His mother soon remarried a man named Peter Mueller, an attorney, and Vedder was raised believing that Mueller was his biological father. His adopted name became Edward Mueller. While living in Evanston, Vedder's family fostered seven younger children in a group home.

In the mid-1970s, the family, including Vedder's three younger half-brothers, moved to San Diego County, California. It was at this point that Vedder, who had received a guitar from his mother on his twelfth birthday, began turning to music as a source of comfort. He particularly found solace in The Who's 1973 album, Quadrophenia. He said, "When I was around 15 or 16...I felt all alone...I was all alone—except for music." His mother and Mueller divorced when Vedder was in his late teens. His mother and brothers moved back to the Chicago area, but Vedder remained with his stepfather in California so he would not have to change high schools.

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