Daily Archive: August 4, 2012

Marylin Monroe - Photo credit: Alfred Eisenstadt - Life Magazine

An Interview With Marilyn Monroe – 1955 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

August 5th will mark the 58th anniversary since the passing of Marilyn Monroe. August 5, 1962, actress/icon/sex symbol/misunderstood/exploited artist checked out via overdose. Conspiracies persist, but the fact of the matter is – Marilyn Monroe was dead and that was sadness enough for a lot of people. Monroe’s sudden death...

The Nice In Session – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for audio: The Nice – Swedish Radio Sessions – 1967 One of the mainstays of the early Prog-rock/Art-Rock genre were Emerson, Lake & Palmer. Their popularity was enormous worldwide and their fans ran the gamut from mainstream pop enthusiasts to hardcore stoners. But that was...

The Dope Epidemic Of 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link for audio player: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow – Narcotics – July 27, 1951 If you thought our preoccupation with drugs, drug addiction and law enforcement of anti-drug laws was new, I hate to be the bearer of bad tidings but, no. It’s been with us for...