Jim Morrison

“It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.”  Jim Morrison, poet, singer, and songwriter died on this day, nearly fifty years ago, on 3 July 1971. His unexpected death, whose cause remains unknown since no autopsy was performed, occurred at the age of 27. So, he became one of… Read More Jim Morrison

The Day “Born in the U.S.A.” was Born

On 4 June 1984 American rock singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen released his best-selling album “Born in the U.S.A”. The title track inspired famous American portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz who took a photo of Springsteen’s backside against the backdrop of an American flag, creating a cover that would become iconic. Bruce’s blue jeans provide the blue in… Read More The Day “Born in the U.S.A.” was Born

Marlowe in Love

Christopher Marlowe, also known as Kit Marlowe, (1564 – 30 May 1593) was an English dramatist, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. He was the foremost Elizabethan tragedian of his day and greatly influenced William Shakespeare, who was born in the same year and became the pre-eminent Elizabethan playwright after Marlowe’s mysterious early death.… Read More Marlowe in Love