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Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready is known for snapping Polaroids during and after shows- This image is from Chicacgo’s Wrigley Field 2016 (Photo: Michael Young)

Good news for photography and music lovers, Mike McCready’s “Of Potato Heads and Polaroids: My Life Inside and Out of Pearl Jam” is out now!

Mike snaps one at photographer Lori Tone in Chicago in 2016 (Photo Courtesy of @topearljamwlove and @loritonephoto)

As a lifelong “Photographer in Training” It’s always generated a special smile when seeing Mike McCready break out the old school Polaroid camera. Mike’s Polaroid camera is as iconic as Eddie Vedder’s bottle of wine at a PJ show.

Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready (Left) with his legendary Polaroid camera out for a few snaps at the end of Pearl Jam shows (Photo: Michael Young)

Now the chance to see Mike’s favorites images captures taken over the past 25+ years. The book will feature Mike’s personal images of the band. Life on the road depicted through hundreds of Mike’s Polaroid images.

Via HockeyTalkter Records and Powerhouse Books

Official Description — Mike captures an eclectic mix of athletes, musicians, and celebrities including Venus Williams, Dennis Rodman, Neil Young, Jimmy Page, Lady Gaga, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Jimmy Fallon among many other stars.

Mike McCready looking for the shot (Photo: Michael Young)

Mike also trained his lens from the stage at countless Pearl Jam concerts and photographed legions of fans.

Mike snaps image of light globle after destorying it with guitar at Pearl Jam’s 24th Anniversary show in Denver 2014 (Photo: Michael Young)

“Of Potato Heads and Polaroids” will be available in hardcover or limited edition (enclosed in a fabric slipcase with a signed photo print from Mike McCready).

McCready getting the fan shot at Wrigley 2016 (Photo: Michael Young)

Mike McCready Tribute— —

Mike McCready on the job (Photo: Michael Young)

Miami 2016 (Photo: Michael Young)

Miami 2016

Denver 2014

“Of Potato Heads and Polaroids: My Life Inside and Out of Pearl Jam” By Mike McCready Available at:

Pearl Jam Shop

Amazon Books

See ya on the road — — Safe Travels!

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