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14 Friday, January 28. 2011 West Seattle Herald Pearl Jam fans crowd Feedback Lounge for new album release By Steve Shay Eddie Vedder fans packed the Feedback Lounge in Mor- gan Junction for a release party of Pearl Jam's latest album, Live On Ten Legs, or LOTL, released 20 years after the grunge band's wildly successful debut studio album, Ten, and 12 years after its Live On Two Legs album. The release party, Jan. 17, was a joint effort between Feedback, Easy Street Records, and the Pearl Jam Fan Club, also called Ten Club, or 10C. Rumors of an appearance by Vedder, who lives just a couple miles from Morgan Junction, were just that. He may be in Hawaii, some fans speculated. Many insiders at the event said they were bracing themselves for an upcoming surprise Pearl Jam concert at a venue in Midwest America. They said promoters are keeping it hush hush for now. Some fans attending live within a block of the Feedback Lounge, while others came in from out of town, including Aaron and Shannon Acton, from Orange County, CA. "We're visiting family and came up for this, too," said Aaron, a high school physical education teacher and football coach. He added, "We thought it would be a good idea to get the vinyl album. We have a wall in our garage we turned into a Pearl Jam sanctuary with their other albums. Our kids go out there and play their Wii. We have a signed pic- ture with Eddie. We've watched them in Europe, including Ire- land. "He was very introverted on stage in 199t, just held his arms and looked at the floor and didn't move," said Aaron. "In 1992 he started hanging from the scaffold- ing and jumping." "My 16 year-old daughter is interested in Pearl Jam, and my 6 year-old son can't wait to go to his first show," said Shannon. "We like a lot of bands, but our favorite by far is Pearl Jam." Alki residents Tiffany Babcock and Lyle Christman, who live on Alki, said they are relatively new fans. "We purchased two records and a CD tonight, she said. We're going to keep one album sealed." Lyle, "I grew up with vinyl. It's fantastic." Kelly Reed, an East Side singer, performer, was hanging out with friends including Westwood Vil- lage's Bill Reid of John L. Scott Realty. "Eddie is such an unbelievable inspiration, she said. "He wrote this beautiful music (interpreted from another songwriter) for a movie Into the Wild including a song called Hard Sun. I showed my 20 year-old son and his friends the movie. T~vo of his friends have since gone to Alaska and changed their lives based on the song." "When I was in 6th grade my AOL log in screen name was 'Mrs. Vedder 22'," said Jana Seesdedt of Delridge. "Santa just bought me a new record player with a turntable. The music is more raw sounding, not as manu- factured. Plus you feel like you're dating back to the '60's, sitting on your floor looking through your records." "When I was presented with the pssibility of moving to Seattle and made my pro and con list, the number one on my pro list was Eddie Vedder and Pearl Jam are part of Seattle," said Seesdedt's friend, Karen Callanan. "I bought the vinyl album because it feels more real, more tangible," said Libby Tomicki. "I am youngest of five. I grew up with all of my brothers' stacks of 45's. That's how I started lis- tening to records. I think every Pearl Jam's album is a big deal. I operate Golden Fish Bodyworks on Capital Hill as a massage and healing therapist. "I have two treatments named after two Pearl Jam songs," she said. "One is 'Amongst the Waves', a multi-layered body work treatment. And 'The Fixer' which helps us bring healing outcomes for everybody. When I painted my place I listened to absolutely every Pearl Jam song. I wanted all their vibes in my space. I'm like,'Guys, I need your help. Here we go.'" Steve Shay can be reached at steves @ robinsonnews.com. OBITUARIES Linda Lu BREEDEN (Swanson) Beloved mother and grand: mother passed away on January 17, 2011, at the age of 69 with .family at her side. Linda was an amazing and loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was preced- ed in death by her father, Norman Swanson;. husband, Len Breeden and sister, Barbara Bolt: She is Linda survived by Breeden her daughter Keely (Anthony) Garcia, daughter Kerry (Marty) Crosby, son Roger (Kandice) Woodward, daughter Megan (Danielle) Woodward, 13 grandchildren, 4 great grandchil- dren, mother Martha Swanson, brother Roger (Judy) Swanson, sis- ters Mary (Mike) Hurley. Susan Dahl and numerous nieces and qLTOMOTFVL N c o ~ i, o R A X ~ D www.swedishauto.com 938-8685 7901 35th Ave. S.W. nephews. Mom was a role model as a gracious and patient person. Her beautiful smile, infectious laughter and quick wit brought so much joy to all who knew her: A celebration of her life will be held at Camp Long on Sunday, Febru- ary 6th from 1 tam - 2pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the National Pancreatic Can- cer Foundation. Linda was dearly loved & will be missed by her fam- ily and friends. Jessie Harriet WEILAND Our Mom passed away quite peacefully in Seattle, WA on December 22, 2010 at the age of 94. She was born on January 30, 1916 in Seattle, WA to Fred and Lena Freeman. She was preced- ed in death by her husband of 49 years, Karl G. Weiland on Janu- ary 19, 1992. She was a lifelong resident of West Seattle. Morn was always a fashionable, classy lady, a loving wife, and an amazing moth- er and grandmother. Our world will be a little colder and darker without her loving kindness, wisdom and wonderful sense of humor. Jessie is survived by her beloved brother Jack Freeman, son Alan Weiland, daughter Carol Bianco, granddaughters Cheryl Moore and Amy Shaffer and several great- grandchildren. A celebration of Jessie's life will be held on Saturday, January 29, 2011 in the Admiral's room at Salty's Restaurant at Alki from 1 to 4pm. Family and friends are wel- come. In lieu of flowers please send your donations in Jessie's memory to the Seattle Parks Department, Lincoln Park improvement fund. B 'Frr[ %0 By Steve Shay At the Feedback Lounge, Shannon and Aaron Acton came in from Orange County, CA., to buy Pearl Jam's newly-released album, Live On Tens Legs, or LOTL, on vinyl. CD's were also offered for purchase. Calvary Lutheran Church SundaY~ :~0130 am hey oy Ave sw Pastor Pa~interstein Office Phon~ (206) 937-6590 calvaryluthei~qwestoffice.net West Side Presbyterian Church 8:15 & 11:00 a.m.Worship 9:40 a.m. Sunday School Pastor Paul R. Smith Holy Rosary Church Mass Schedule Daily Mass ................................ 8:00 a.m. Saturday Vigil ........................... 5:00 p.m. Sunday Mass......7:30, 9:00 & 11:30 a.m. Sunday Evening Mass ............... 5:00 p.m. Fr. John Madigan, Pastor 4100 SW Genesee 206-935-8353 www.holyrosaryseattle,org Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Mass Schedule Wed, "[huts, Fri ............ :... 9:00 a.m. Saturday Vigil .................. 5:30 p.m. Sunday Mass...8:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. Ft. Jack Walmesley, Pastor 7000 35th Ave. SW " 206-935-0358 sunday worship services: morning worship @ 11:00 a.m. evening worship @ 6:00 p.m. Hope Lutheran Church 8:00 & 10:30am - Worship 9:15am - Classes for all ages Nursery available 4456 42ndAve SW 206-937-9330 www.hopeseattle.org