LIVE NIRVANA SESSIONS HISTORY:
March 25, 1994 - Basement, Cobain residence, Seattle, WA, US
- Cobain, Kurt (vocals, guitar)
- Smear, Pat (guitar)
- [?] Unknown
Best available sources
This demo remains unsurfaced.
This demo is believed to have been recorded following a staged drug intervention at the Cobain residence. Biographer, Charles Cross, describes Cobain as
retiring to the basement with Smear, saying that all he wanted to do was play guitar for a while. (1) Cobain is said to have used a newly customized Fender Telecaster to record these home demos,
After Kurt's coma in Rome, I thought modifying this guitar would make it a workhorse and get him away from the Mustang-Jaguar image. Hopefully get him perked up, explained NIRVANA guitar tech, Earnest Bailey.
He got [it] 2-weeks before he died, and said it was his new favorite. He used it for the home recordings he was making with Pat. (2)
- Cross, Charles R., 2001. Heavier Than Heaven, Hodder & Stoughton, London. ↑
- Lawrence, Chris, 1996. Kurt Cobain/Nirvana Equipment FAQ, [online] Available at: http://www.geocities.com/SunsetStrip/Towers/8712/kurtseq.html. ↑