'MTV Unplugged': The 15 Best Episodes

To celebrate the show's return, we look back at its greatest moments – from Jay-Z to Nirvana

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8. Hole (1995)

Less than a year after Kurt Cobain's suicide, Courtney Love and her band played an Unplugged show to promote their album Live Through This. It was a ballsy move since it would invite comparisons to her husband's Unplugged set, which was already the stuff of legend, but Love not only delivered killer versions of "Doll Parts" and "Miss World," but she covered Duran Duran's "Hungry Like the Wolf" with surprising reverence. She also dug out the Nirvana outtake "You Know You're Right," though she changed the words to "You've Got No Right." It may not have stood up to the Nirvana version that eventually came out, but watching Cobain's widow try to grapple with an unimaginable loss onstage for the whole world to see was very moving. 

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