Nirvana: Where Did You Sleep Last Night (Acoustic)

Where Did You Sleep Last Night also known as Black Girl and In the Pines, is a traditional American folk song believed to be Southern Appalachian in origin. It has been recorded by many artists but is most often associated with the American folk and blues musician Lead Belly in the 1940s. [Wikipedia]

Nirvana recorded this version during their MTV Unplugged performance in 1993.

Singer Kurt Cobain is a member of the 27 Club – the number of budding musicians who die at the age of 27.

Lyrics :
My girl, my girl, don’t lie to me
Tell me where did you sleep last night

In the pines, in the pines
Where the sun don’t ever shine
I would shiver the whole night through

My girl, my girl, where will you go
I’m going where the cold wind blows

In the pines, in the pines
Where the sun don’t ever shine
I would shiver the whole night through

Her husband, was a hard working man
Just about a mile from here
His head was found in a driving wheel
But his body never was found

My girl, my girl, don’t lie to me
Tell me where did you sleep last night

In the pines, in the pines
Where the sun don’t ever shine
I would shiver the whole night through

My girl, my girl, where will you go
I’m going where the cold wind blows

In the pines, in the pines
Where the sun don’t ever shine
I would shiver the whole night through

My girl, my girl, don’t lie to me
Tell me where did you sleep last night

In the pines, in the pines
Where the sun don’t ever shine
I would shiver the whole night through

My girl, my girl, where will you go
I’m going where the cold wind blows

In the pines, in the pines
Where the sun don’t ever shine
I would shiver the whole night through

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