Nirvana Where Did You Sleep Last Night – Video guitar lesson with tabs, chords and lyrics

This is a very famous acoustic song by Nirvana. Kurt Cobain covered this song on MTV’s Unplugged in 1993.
The identity of the song’s author is unknown, but it has been recorded by many artists in numerous genres: Bill Monroe, Lead Belly, Dick Justice, Peg Leg Howell, Mark Lanegan, Hole, Bob Dylan, Osborne Brothers, Nirvana…
This song also known as “In the Pines”, “Black Girl” or “My girl”.

Video guitar lesson how to play Nirvana Where Did You Sleep Last Night:

Original Nirvana Where Did You Sleep Last Night online:

Lyrics with chords Nirvana Where Did You Sleep Last Night:
Verse 1

Em A G
My girl, my girl, don’t lie to me
B Em
Tell me where did you sleep last night
Em
In the pines, in the pines
A G
Where the sun don’t ever shine
B Em
I would shiver the whole night through

Verse 2

Em A G
My girl, my girl, where will you go
B Em
I’m going where the cold wind blows
Em
In the pines, in the pines
A G
Where the sun don’t ever shine
B Em
I would shiver the whole night through

Verse 3

Em A G
Her husband, was a hard working man
B Em
Just about a mile from here
Em A G
His head was found in a driving wheel
B Em
But his body never was found

*Repeat the first verse*

Interlude: Em A G B Em

*Gently repeat 2nd verse*

*Loudly repeat 1st verse*

Em A G
My girl, my girl, where will ya go
B Em
I’m going where the cold wind blows
Em
In the pines, the pines
A G
The sun, the shine
B Em
I’ll shiver the whole night through

Outro: Interlude

Bonus:
Where Did You Sleep Last Night (Black Girl) by LEADBELLY online:

Tradition folk version:
Black girl, black girl, don’t lie to me
Where did you stay last night?
I stayed in the pines where the sun never shines
And shivered when the cold wind blows

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