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jack kerouac locations

Posted on May 8, 2013 by peter bell

Born Jean-Louis Kerouac on March 12, 1922 to French-Canadian parents in the second-story apartment of a Lowell, MA home, Jack Kerouac became one of the preeminent writers (along with Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs) of what was later dubbed “the Beat generation.” Before beatniks or hippies or even punk rock- this group of writers, […]

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Jim Morrison and The Doors locations

Posted on July 9, 2012 by peter bell

Forty-one years ago today, Jim Morrison was lowered into a Paris burial plot (on July 9, 1971). The Doors frontman would have been 68 years old if he were alive today, but instead died of a heroin overdose at the tender age of 27. Where once the Lizard King slithered across the country, spitting his […]

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Bob Marley locations

Posted on April 12, 2012 by peter bell

Robert Nesta “Bob” Marley was born February 6, 1945 in the village of Nine Mile in Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica.  In the 36 years of his relatively short life, Marley became the figurehead of a musical (reggae) and spiritual (Rastafarianism) movement.  So whether you see him as a transformative social figure, or as the inspiration […]

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