Squeeze – 26 November 1989 – live on MTV Unplugged
So who was the first band to appear on MTV Unplugged? Why, Squeeze of course!
The season premiere of “MTV Unplugged” features performances by British rockers Squeeze, solo artist Syd Straw, and Elliot Easton from The Cars. Musical highlights include Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford of Squeeze performing a rendition of their classic hit “Pulling Mussels From The Shell,” as well as a song from their new album Frank, “She Doesn’t Have To Shave.” The show is hosted by singer/songwriter Jules Shear. (The first episode of the season is an encore presentation of the pilot which aired November 26, 1989.) They performed at the National Video Center in NYC. Set List: 01. Pulling Mussels from a Shell 02. She Doesn’t Have to Shave 03. If We Never Meet Again 04. Messed Around 05. Almost 06. Magic 07. I’m a Believer [all except Bonebrake]