Lithium shares 50 songs for Kurt Cobain’s 50th birthday

Nirvana Kurt Cobain

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Kurt Cobain (1967 - 1994) performing with American grunge band Nirvana at the Roseland Ballroom, New York City, 15th November 1993. He is playing a Fender Mustang guitar.

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This past February 20th marked what would have been Kurt Cobain’s 50th birthday. The Nirvana mastermind took his own life at the tender age of 27, but his impact and influence continues to resonate across generations.

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s birth, SiriusXM Lithium is playing one song from each of the Nirvana frontman’s favourite 50 albums. The list exemplifies the breadth of Kurt’s musical taste with an array of influences ranging from hard-core punk to The Beatles. SiriusXM host, Jenny Eliscu, will trace the musical roots of one of the 90’s most influential artists.

You can hear Kurt Cobain’s 50 For 50 on Lithium:

Wednesday, February 22nd at 4 pm ET
Thursday, February 23rd at 6 am ET
Friday, February 24th at 12 am ET
Saturday, February 25th at 2 pm ET

THE MAN WHO SOLD THE WORLD – NIRVANA (DAVID BOWIE COVER)

DO YOU LOVE ME – NIRVANA (KISS COVER)

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