'Saturday Night Live' Rocks: 25 Greatest Musical Performances

From Nirvana to Queen, we rank the 25 greatest musical performances in the history of 'Saturday Night Live'

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12. Nirvana: January 11th, 1992

The week they knocked Michael Jackson from the top of the Billboard charts, Nirvana squalled through "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and the punk rant "Territorial Pissings," complete with an instrument-trashing finale. During the closing credits, Kurt Cobain kissed his bandmates on the mouth "just to spite homophobes." Said drummer Dave Grohl of playing SNL, "That's when I knew it was nuts." 

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