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Where Were You In '62? Pop's last pre-Beatle year flowed with undercurrents and hinted at the future

Gene Sculatti, Rock's Backpages, 29 August 2012

IT WAS 50 YEARS ago today, more or less. I was in the car with my parents, somewhere in Oregon, en route from our home in the Bay Area to the Seattle World's Fair. The Top 40 station broke in with the news that Marilyn Monroe had died.

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