Thursday, June 28, 2007

Happy Birthday Spencer Elden.

Spencer Elden (born on June 27, 1991) is the model who appeared on the cover of Nirvana's album Nevermind. Nirvana considered using a stock photograph of a swimming baby, but when that proved too expensive, they hired photographer Kirk Weddle. Weddle's friends, Renata and Rick Elden, allowed their son Spencer to be photographed for about $200. The hook, line, and dollar were superimposed later. After seeing the photo, Kurt Cobain (Nirvana's lead singer) and his wife Courtney Love agreed that they would take Spencer out to dinner when he got older.[1]

Here he is at age 10 reproducing his former picture(Sorry I didn't include the original, I'm sure you can find it.):

Here is the song that was Nirvana's most popular. Happy birthday Spencer Elden.

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