Recommended Read: An Oral History of Nirvana ‘Unplugged’


The Ringer published a great oral history of Nirvana’s classic MTV Unplugged in New York.

There was no internet yet. I recall it being the back of a Spin magazine. There was a tiny, tiny ad that just said Nirvana Fan Club, and it was a P.O. box for Hoboken, New Jersey. I didn’t think anything other than, “Oh, it’s other fans I can trade bootlegs with.” So I wrote to it.

I didn’t hear anything for a really long period of time. I just completely forgot about it. Then, like 10 months later, I just got a random letter in the mail that said, “Nirvana’s playing an Unplugged in New York, and they wanted their fans to be there. And guess what, you’re one of the ones we’ve selected.”

Read the entire piece here: link.