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Kurt Cobain in the studio with Nirvana in late 1991. CREDIT: Michel Linssen/Redferns/Getty Images

Remembering Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit,’ Anthem For A Generation That Didn’t Want One

There’s a grainy video of the first time Nirvana played “Smells Like Teen Spirit” live, at a small club in Seattle in April 1991. Nirvana was largely unknown outside of punk and indie rock circles in the Pacific Northwest. The band hadn’t even recorded the song yet, which meant that nearly everybody in the room was hearing it for the very first time. Still, the reaction was intense. Continue Reading Remembering Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit,’ Anthem For A Generation That Didn’t Want One

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