C. Vedder, A Short History of the Baptists (London, 1897); A.
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1843), Walter McEwen, Elihu Vedder, Charles Sprague Pearce (b.
Irons, already a part of a successful band, declined, but sent the demo to a singer he knew that might be interested, Eddie Vedder.
Upon receiving the demo, Vedder penned a few lyrics, recorded them to the tracks and sent the demo back to Gossard and Ament.