November 1, 1994

On this day in 1994, Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged in New York was released. The performance was completely acoustic, with a cello and all. Guitarist Pat Swear, as well as Cris and Curt Kirkwood of the Meat Puppets, joined the group on stage at Sony Music Studios in New York City on November 18, 1993, for the taping. The show aired on MTV on December 16, 1993.

The performance was completely acoustic, with a cello and all. Guitarist Pat Swear, as well as Cris and Curt Kirkwood of the Meat Puppets, joined the group on stage at Sony Music Studios in New York City on November 18, 1993, for the taping. The show aired on MTV on December 16, 1993.

The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and became the band’s most successful posthumous release, certified platinum five times in the United States by 1997.[2] It also won the Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album in 1996. The performance was released on DVD in 2007.

The album contained two tracks that were not aired on the MTV Broadcast, a cover of the Meat Puppet’s “Oh Me” and Nirvana’s “Something in the Way”.

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