What artists have been on MTV Unplugged?

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What artists have been on MTV Unplugged?

‘MTV Unplugged’: The 15 Best Episodes

  • Rod Stewart (1993) The shocking sales figures for Eric Clapton Unplugged had many other veteran artists lunging for their phones to book their own MTV specials.
  • Kiss (1995)
  • Oasis (1996)
  • Paul McCartney (1991)
  • Lauryn Hill (2001)
  • Neil Young (1993)
  • Alicia Keys (2005)
  • Hole (1995)

Who played with Nirvana during MTV Unplugged?

Cris and Curt Kirkwood of the Meat Puppets joined to perform three Meat Puppets songs with Nirvana. The set ended with a performance of the traditional song “Where Did You Sleep Last Night”, following the arrangement of blues musician Lead Belly, whom Cobain described before the song as “his favorite performer ever”.

How long does MTV Unplugged last?

60 minutes

MTV Unplugged
Running time 60 minutes
Distributor MTV Networks
Original network MTV MTV Live

What started MTV Unplugged?

OPINIONS VARY ON WHO CAME UP WITH THE IDEA. That’s all well and good, but producers Jim Burns and Bob Small claim they got the idea for MTV Unplugged after Bruce Springsteen treated the two—and the thousands of other fans at one of his concerts—to a final encore featuring just himself and his acoustic guitar.

Is Nirvana still popular today?

Nirvana’s success popularized alternative rock, and they were often referenced as the figurehead band of Generation X. Their music maintains a popular following and continues to influence modern rock and roll culture.

Did Soundgarden do MTV Unplugged?

Transposing Soundgarden’s grunge to acoustic would’ve given Chris Cornell’s vocals all kinds of room to mesmerize. “Black Hole Sun” and “Fell On Black Days” are obvious picks to shine on an “MTV Unplugged.” Rhythmic rockers like “Spoonman” were ripe for acoustic arrangements too, with lots of potential for percussion.

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