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In this concert series, major pop music talents play their biggest hits without the benefit of electronic instruments and use only basic acoustic ones. This often produces a dramatically different sound for their songs as they are performed. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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MTV Unplugged  »

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Kurt Cobain and Nirvanas gig at Unplugged is known for being the most famous, playing songs like Leadbellys Where Did You Sleep Last Night and David Bowies Man Who Sold the World. See more »

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Spoofed in On the Waterfront: Episode #2.8 (1989) See more »

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