The 15 Most Memorable MTV Unplugged Performances

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MTV's Unplugged series started in 1989 after a renewed interest in folk music gave MTV the idea to bring out the acoustic guitars. By the mid-'90s, music legends were taking part, hip-hop was being incorporated, and the sets were being released as acclaimed albums. The Unplugged format doesn't happen too often these days, but over the past couple of decades, there have been some legendary moments thanks to one of MTV's most beloved inventions. Here are 15 of the most memorable.

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