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With Goo Goo Dolls and Weezer - 2009




"(If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To", w/ Weezer and Sara Bareilles, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Nov 23 '09 (taped Oct 23): Jim in full on Weezer getup on national TV, in full view most of the time.  Pity he's not singing, but he seems to be having a lot of fun, grooving into his guitar, clapping and jiving into the whole Weezer vibe. Oh, here is the video clip on YouTube in HD. Well, sorta. We think our clip is crisper.

  "Viva La Vida" (Coldplay cover) w/ Weezer, PC Richard and Son Theatre, NYC - Oct 28, '09:  Full song. Check out our favorite utility guy (Jim's words!) play lite touch drums, sing with Rivers Cuomo and enjoy himself.

and "Viva La Vida" (Coldplay cover) w/ Weezer, PC Richard and Son Theatre, NYC - Oct 28 '09: Two partial clips - the first one is really short. But pretty cool. Nice tracksuit Jim!

  "Viva La Vida" (Coldplay cover) w/ Weezer, PC Richard and Son Theatre, NYC - Oct 28 '09:  Another angle, a bit more Jim-friendly although he occasionally slips out of frame. Good sound, so you can hear him sing
at the end (oooh, oooh, ooooh...)

"(If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To", w/ Weezer and Sara Bareilles, Palladium, LA - Oct 24 '09: Jim hopped on stage with Sarah Brailles (of the "Love Song" fame) to help out Weezer perform the first single from Weezer's upcoming seventh studio album Raditude. Jim seems to have had a lot of fun.

Goo Goo Dolls soundcheck,  Joliet, IL - Jul 09 '09: The band is doing "Stay With You". Short and sweet.  Jim not doing much, however he's looking way cool in sunglasses (esp around 0:05) 

Goo Goo Dolls concert,  Joliet, IL - Jul 09 '09: "Slide" - our favourite Goo song. Shot from  20kms away, however the sound is great and Jim is rocking on his keyboard. Seriously, you can hear it very well.

Goo Goo Dolls concert,  Joliet, IL - Jul 09 '09: An inspired, hair-raising performance of Iris, the song that defines the Goos. (By the way, Rzeznik said he broke several years of writer's block and several years of sobriety simultaneously the night he wrote this track. And we say you just can't live up to a song like that, EVER.)  At anyrate, Jim is a very big part of the performance, ripping the synthesizer like the best sympho-rock keyboard gods of the 70's. Without a cape mind you.

Goo Goo Dolls concert,  Joliet, IL - Jul 09 '09: John's (Rzeznik) banter while Jimmy  fidgets (as per usual) and laughs; John is really funny, we have to give it to him. And then John introduces the band: Jimmy and Brad. Check why Brad Fernquist has no ass. Credit: xDNxPR0DUCti0NSx on YouTube.

Goo Goo Dolls concert,  Joliet, IL - Jul 09 '09: Parts of four songs: "Black Balloon", "Give A Little Bit", "Here is Now" and "Naked". Jim is way in the background, but it's cool to see him between Rzeznik and Takac, grooving into his keyboard, singing backing vocals and having fun (check at 4:10). The band sounds awesome.

Goo Goo Dolls concert,  Elizabeth, IN - Jul 10 '09: Clisp and clear video of John Rzeznik introducing Jimmy. Props to John for saying Jim's full name.

Goo Goo Dolls concert,  Elizabeth, IN - Jul 10 '09: A piece of "Give A Little Bit" (cover) with  "blink and you'll miss-'im" Jim, but that's a moment with Rzeznik plus he has an organ solo. Very well worth it

Goo Goo Dolls concert,  Elizabeth, IN - Jul 10 '09: Entire Name (from A Boy Named Goo, 1995). That was band's biggest hit before Iris (from Dizzy Up The Girl, 1998). Jim is in frame with Rzeznik and Takac the entire time - so pretty cool. Oh, check him out playing air guitar for a bit after 0:19. Good sound and excellent performance as well. Enjoy!  

  W/ Goo Goo Dolls, Hard Rock at Universal Studios, Orlando, Fla - Apr 20 '09: "American Girl" - entire song. This time Jimmy is on keys. You can see him pretty well during Brad's solo (3:18) 

  W/ Goo Goo Dolls, Hard Rock at Universal Studios, Orlando, Fla - Apr 20 '09: WOW! Eh? Entire "Stay With You". There is a Jim closeup right at the beginning and then you can see Jim in the back throughout the video,singing backing vocals to Johnny Rzeznik and playing guitar. The guy at the beginning is Jim's mate Brad  Fernquist. The band is incredibly tight. Enjoy!