No Apologies: All 102 Nirvana Songs Ranked

RS tackles the complete catalog of the band that defined the Nineties and made the world a lot noisier

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75. "White Lace and Strange"

Captured on tape in April 1987 during their first-ever live radio session, the very young band performed a blistering cover of this heavy rocker by super-obscure late-Sixties power trio Thunder and Roses. Only months after Cobain and Novoselic formed the band with original drummer Aaron Burckhard, Nirvana's far-reaching musical taste and scorching attack were already twin hallmarks. Raw though it may be, Cobain's guitar solo might also be the shreddingest thing he ever recorded. DANIEL EPSTEIN

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