Nirvana – Where Did You Sleep Last Night? (Unplugged Version)

Here are some facts/reviews about "Where Did You Sleep Last Night?" from Wikipedia : "In the Pines", also known as "Black Girl" and "Where Did You Sleep Last Night?", is a traditional American folk song which dates back to at least the 1870s, and is believed to be Southern Appalachian in origin. The identity of the song's author is unknown, but it has been recorded by dozens of artists in numerous genres. A 1993 acoustic version by Nirvana introduced the song to many people at the end of the twentieth century. Kurt Cobain attributed authorship to Lead Belly, who had recorded the song several times, beginning in 1944, but the version performed by Lead Belly and covered by Nirvana does not differ substantially from other variants of the song. Most versions of this song are performed in 6/8 time. Like numerous other folk songs, "Where Did You Sleep Last Night" was passed on from one generation and locale to the next by word of mouth. The first printed version of the song, compiled by Cecil Sharp, appeared in 1917, and comprised just four lines and a melody. The lines are: Black girl, black girl, don't lie to me Where did you stay last night? I stayed in the pines where the sun never shines And shivered when the cold wind blows In 1925, a version of the song was recorded onto phonograph cylinder by a folk collector. This was the first documentation of "The Longest Train" variant of the song. This variant include a stanza about "The longest train I ever saw". "The Longest <b>…</b>

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17 Responses to “Nirvana – Where Did You Sleep Last Night? (Unplugged Version)”

  1. Wayne Law says:

    WHERE YOU SLEEP? WHERE YOU SLEEP MOTHERFUCKER

  2. footie929 says:

    be happy u’ve been 209′d

  3. epathebay says:

    Nick Diaz 125

    Condit & GSP know it

  4. My11am says:

    finally something i like nick!

  5. 209 WAR DIAZ… NEW LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION OF 2012, NATE DIAZ!!

  6. Niall Walsh says:

    if nick diaz was in a band it would be nirvana

  7. Ninety9Soulz says:

    Don’t be scared homie! 1, 2 and 5

  8. where u at nick not on tuf???

  9. Mmalice217 says:

    I wonder what Kurt would be doing right now, were he still alive today. What kind of music would he be making? (what is this nick diaz bs anyway?)

  10. joefiore100 says:

    My girl, My girl, Dont lie to me tell me diaz won 1 2 and 5

  11. 760virus says:

    He likes videos or adds to playlist all his fans watch the video and try to make clever comments

  12. i wondered that too, and when i heard him doing one of his last songs Do Re Mi, i thought, this is the direction he’d have gone if he lived on. as for this nick diaz shit, who knows? it’s probably just an american thing

  13. jason sphinx says:

    in the pines x 3… her husband was a hard workin’ man, just about a mile from here, where the sun don’t ever shine. my girl! x2 where will you go? my girl! x2 IN THE PINES!!! x2 don’t lie to me! i shivered the whole night through… ~fff~ tell me where did you sleep last night? i’m goin’ where the cold wind blows… his head was found in a driver wheel but his body never was found. ROOSTER~ghost of ETSU…ftw~

  14. jason sphinx says:

    i’m feelin’ like a criminal~fiona
    ~fff~

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