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Beeswax Vinyl Daily May 8, 2024

Non-musical history for today: 1886 – Pharmacist John Pemberton first sold a carbonated beverage named Coca-Cola as a “temperance drink” (for non-alcoholic purposes) and patent medicine. It was named after the two main ingredients: coca leaves, which can yield the alkaloid, cocaine, and kola nuts, a source of caffeine.

Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for May 8.

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