Nirvana frontman’s 1959 Martin D-18E sold to Australian who will put it on tour, with proceeds going to help struggling artists The guitar used by Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain during the band’s famous MTV Unplugged in New York concert has sold for more than $6m (£4.8m) at auction.The 1959 Martin D-18E featured in the grunge group’s performance in November 1993, five months before Cobain’s death aged 27. Continue reading...
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