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MTV Unplugged in New York

MTV Unplugged in New York is the name of a concert by Nirvana, recorded on the MTV Unplugged series. The CD was released on November 1, 1994 (see 1994 in music) and is the most popular of the MTV Unplugged sessions, being released posthumously[?] after musician Kurt Cobain's death on April 5, 1994.

MTV Unplugged in New York was a #1 hit on Billboard's Top 200 album chart, and won a Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album[?].


  1. "About a Girl" (Cobain)
  2. "Come as You Are" (Cobain)
  3. "Jesus Doesn't Want Me for a Sunbeam" (Kelly/McKee; The Vaselines[?] cover)
  4. "The Man Who Sold the World" (David Bowie cover)
  5. "Pennyroyal Tea" (Cobain)
  6. "Dumb" (Cobain)
  7. "Polly" (Cobain/Nirvana)
  8. "On a Plain" (Cobain)
  9. "Something in the Way" (Cobain)
  10. "Plateau" (Kirkwood; Meat Puppets cover)
  11. "Oh, Me" (Kirkwood; Meat Puppets cover)
  12. "Lake of Fire" (Kirkwood; Meat Puppets cover)
  13. "All Apologies" (Cobain)
  14. "Where Did You Sleep Last Night?" (Leadbelly)


  • Nirvana - Producer
  • Pat Smear - Guitar
  • Kurt Cobain - Guitar, Vocals
  • Alex Coletti - Producer
  • Dave Grohl - Bass, Drums, Vocals
  • Scott Litt - Producer
  • Stephen Marcussen - Mastering
  • Krist Novoselic - Bass, Guitar, Accordion
  • Cris Kirkwood - Bass, Guitar, Vocals (bckgr)
  • Curt Kirkwood - Guitar
  • Lori Goldston - Cello
  • Robert Fisher - Art Direction, Design
  • Frank Micelotta - Photography

Charting singles Billboard Music Charts (North America)

 1994	All Apologies	                Mainstream Rock Tracks	     No. 4
 1995	Lake Of Fire	                Mainstream Rock Tracks	     No. 22
 1995	The Man Who Sold The World	Mainstream Rock Tracks	     No. 12
 1995	The Man Who Sold The World	Modern Rock Tracks	     No. 6

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