Sunday, April 5, 2009

Nirvana: Where Did You Sleep Last Night

It's hard to believe that it has been 15 years today that Kurt Cobain decided to end his life. In some ways it feels like it was just yesterday; in many ways it feels like another time, ancient history. This was my favorite performance from the MTV: Unplugged concert. I keep watching his face, looking for a sign of what was to come. The closest I come is the somewhat delirious wide-eyes that happen 4:40 in. But it's more than likely that Kurt is just caught up in the performance of the Leadbelly classic. This group defined a time, and that time is now gone:

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