Pearl Jam Bass Player Jeff Ament to Appear on ‘Sweet Relief III’ Charity Album


Story by Cat Badra

Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament is one of many artists lending their talents to the ‘Sweet Relief III’ benefit album

Pearl Jam bass player Jeff Ament is one of the many musicians set to appear on the third Sweet Relief benefit album. The “Sweet Relief III: Pennies from Heaven” compilation album, out this Tuesday (Sept. 2), features a collection of artists performing cover songs with themes of support and help.

Ament lends his bass playing talents to Joseph Arthur’s cover of “If I Needed You,” originally performed by Townes Van Zandt. Other artists appearing on the set include She & Him, Jackson Browne, Ben Harper, k.d. lang, Sam Phillips, Ron Sexsmith and Victoria Williams, to name a few. View the full track listing below.

Popular art painter Peter Max created the cover art for “Sweet Relief III: Pennies from Heaven.”

Sales from this album will go towards the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, which gives funding to musicians in need of financial help due to illness or other issues.

‘Sweet Relief III: Pennies from Heaven’ Track Listing:

“Pennies from Heaven” — Ron Sexsmith
“Brother Where Are You” — Shelby Lynne
“Big Spender” — Sam Phillips
“How Did You Find Me Here” — k.d. lang
“Crazy Love” — Ben Harper
“Heart of Gold” — Genevieve Toupin
“If I Needed You” — Joseph Arthur
“Surfer Girl” — Rickie Lee Jones
“With a Little Help from My Friends” — Tina Schlieske
“Change Is Gonna Come” — Victoria Williams
“King of the Road” — She & Him
“I’ll Be Home” — Eleni Mandell
“Don’t Let Us Get Sick” — Jackson Browne

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