Major pop music stars play their songs with only acoustic instruments.

Creators:

Jim Burns, Robert Small
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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
10,000 Maniacs ...  Themselves 2 episodes, 1990-1993
Perry Montague-Mason ...  Himself - Strings / ... 2 episodes, 1994-1996
Julieta Venegas ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2004-2008
Natalie Merchant ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1990-1993
Jerry Augustyniak ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1990-1993
Robert Buck ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1990-1993
Dennis Drew ...  Hammond organ / ... 2 episodes, 1990-1993
Steven Gustafson ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1990-1993
Michael Blakey ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1990-2000
Ralph Rieckermann ...  Himself 2 episodes, 1990-1993
Vinnie Colaiuta Vinnie Colaiuta ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1991-2001
Vicentico Vicentico ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1994-2004
Gustavo Santaolalla ...  Himself - Musical Guest 2 episodes, 1995-2008
Sheryl Crow ...  Herself 2 episodes, 1995
Andrea Echeverri Andrea Echeverri ...  Herself - Musical Guest / ... 2 episodes, 1996-1997
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Storyline

In this concert series, major pop music talents play their biggest hits without the benefit of electronic instruments and use only basic acoustic ones. This often produces a dramatically different sound for their songs as they are performed. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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Documentary | Music

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

MTV Unplugged See more »

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Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Kurt Cobain and Nirvanas gig at Unplugged is known for being the most famous, playing songs like Leadbellys Where Did You Sleep Last Night and David Bowies Man Who Sold the World. See more »

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Spoofed in On the Waterfront: Episode #2.8 (1989) See more »

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