Pearl Jam, Westerberg Fuel 'Hot Stove'
Pearl Jam, Paul Westerberg, Dropkick Murphys, Letters To Cleo's Kay Hanley, American Hi-Fi and the Allman Brothers Band are among the artists who have donated tracks to "Hot Stove, Cool Music," a compPearl Jam, Paul Westerberg, Dropkick Murphys, Letters To Cleo's Kay Hanley, American Hi-Fi and the Allman Brothers Band are among the artists who have donated tracks to "Hot Stove, Cool Music," a compilation due Jan. 20 via Fenway Recordings. ESPN baseball reporter Peter Gammons will host an affiliated concert on Jan. 11 at Boston's Paradise, featuring Hanley and Buffalo Tom's Bill Janovitz, among others.
Proceeds from the album and show will benefit the Jimmy Fund, which supports cancer research at Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
The album sports a live version of Pearl Jam's "Bu$hleaguer" from the group's April 1 Riot Act tour opener in Denver, Westerberg's previously unreleased "Outta My System" and Hanley guesting with the Dropkick Murphys on the latter's "The Dirty Glass." The Hot Stove All Stars, featuring Janovitz, Peter Wolf, Mighty Mighty Bosstones frontman Dicky Barrett and members of the Boston Red Sox, turn in a cover of Gary Glitter's "Rock and Roll (Part 2)."
A musician in his spare time, Gammons contributes the song "Carol" to the CD, as well as a cover of "Summertime Blues" with the band the Fabulous Penetrations. He will perform with the Hot Stove All Stars at the Jan. 20 benefit, as will Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein. Tickets for the event can be purchased via Next Ticketing or by calling 617-423-6000.
Here is the "Hot Stove, Cool Music" track list:
"Rock and Roll (Part 2)," Hot Stove All Stars
"Bu$hleaguer," Pearl Jam (live, 4/1/03)
"Your Summer Baby," Kay Hanley
"Outta My System," Paul Westerberg
"Rock and Roll (Part 1)," Hot Stove All Stars
"The Dirty Glass," Dropkick Murphys with Kay Hanley
"Carol," Peter Gammons
"Hit That," the Gentlemen
"Desdemona," the Allman Brothers Band
"Open Yours," Stickfigure featuring Jack McDowell
"Rockin' in the Free World," Trauser featuring Theo Epstein
"Wrapped in the Arms of Another," Susan Tedeschi
"Past Due," Sandfrog featuring Scott Spezio
"Hoy Hoy," Little Feat
"Hi-Fi Killer," American Hi-Fi
"Summertime Blues," Fabulous Penetrations featuring Peter Gammons