"Einstein on the Beach (For an Eggman)" is a song recorded by Counting Crows from the album DGC Rarities Vol. 1. It was included on the band's best-of compilation, Films About Ghosts (The Best Of...). The title of the song was inspired by the Philip Glass opera Einstein on the Beach. The song became the band's first number one song on the Modern Rock chart beating their highest-charting single, "Mr. Jones" at number two, but since Mr. Jones stayed longer on the Modern Rock chart and became a pop hit where Einstein failed to chart and achieve the same success, Mr. Jones still remains their most popular and most successful song to date and it still remains to have the most radio airplay as of today including modern rock stations. The song was dedicated to the now late, Edward Fisher.