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‘MTV Unplugged’ Co-Creator Jim Burns Dead at 65


Jim Burns, co-creator of MTV’s acoustic concert series Unplugged, has died at 65. Burns was hospitalized after a taxi cab struck him in Manhattan on Saturday. A person close to the family confirmed his passing to Billboard.

Unplugged first aired in 1989 with performances by British new wave band Squeeze, The Cars guitarist Elliot Easton,…