Cover Wars: Eminence Front Edition

Max Creek: This particular performance has Jeff Pevar joining in alongside Creek’s guitarist Scott Murawski. I saw these two duel it out at Camp Creek 2001 late-night in the tent, and it was quite memorable. Source: 9-1-2001

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Michael Hedges: Pretty fucking awesome.

New Monsoon: Of all the bands on the Live Music Archive, New Monsoon checks in with the most performances of this tune. New Monsoon also once joined moe. for a full-band collaboration on this song. Source: 9-17-2006

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Perpetual Groove: This one is relatively new to the PGroove repertoire, according to a setlist on the LMA it was debuted in July of 2008, the version I have chosen. Though, members of PGroove had previously played it in a lineup called The Ruins. Source: 7-24-2008

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Umphrey’s McGee: And finally, UM is the latest band to add the cover to their repertoire. Kind of. UM actually had touched on Eminence Front as early as June 2002 – when they played part of the song as a tribute to bassist John Entwhistle who had died the night before, but it was not played in full. This track is faded out as this performance is sandwiched in the middle of UM staple Bridgeless. Source: 3-28-2009

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And before we go, this clip here appears to be a produced video made shortly after the release of the album. It’s either from a soundcheck or tour rehearsal.

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5 thoughts on “Cover Wars: Eminence Front Edition

  1. xeyedandpainless Reply

    The Who and this song are so good it makes me shiver.

  2. voopa Reply

    That New Monsoon/moe. show was HOT!

  3. ScottVibes Reply

    THE WHO IS AND WILL ALWAYS BE THE GREATEST ROCK BAND IN THE WORLD!

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