WATCH Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl Tell the Emotional Story Behind ‘Everlong’

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Before performing “Everlong” at Oates Song Fest 7908 last weekend, Dave Grohl took time to tell the told the emotional story behind one of the most iconic rock songs of all time. He shared the feelings behind the chords, where the emotion stemmed from and how the song changed when he performed it acoustically.

Check it out from YouTube below.

The performance originally aired March 20th, 2021 as part of Oates Song Fest 7908, organized by John & Aimee Oates to raise awareness and funds for Feeding America. To learn more about Feeding America visit: