Mike Watt with Eddie Vedder, Dave Grohl, & Pat Smear: Big Train

I’ve been revisiting some of Mike Watt‘s music recently after listening to his incredible interview on Marc Maron’s WTF podcast, and this clip floored me. The punk legend toured in 1995 with a superstar band to back him up including Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder and Foo Fighters members Dave Grohl and Pat Smear.

Here’s the group on the Jon Stewart Show playing “Big Train” from the album Ball-Hog or Tugboat?. Watt’s raw energy and explosive bass playing whips the all-star group into a frenzy for a great performance.

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