Kurt Cobain wasn’t always destined to be the voice of the disenfranchised Generation X. He almost went to college with a scholarship.

Most everyone who grew up in the 90’s and gravitated to the primal screams of Nirvana quickly became enamored and intrigued by Kurt Cobain. He was, whether he liked it or not, the de facto voice of Generation X. His sloppy guitar play and distinct voice carved out a place for Nirvana in music lore more often saved for the likes of The Beatles.

Much is known about Cobain’s life during the Nirvana years. But not as much about his life leading up to the band.

Nirvana wasn’t the only thing happening in the 90’s. Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains, Soundgarden and San Francisco based Stone Temple Pilots were all providing us with more than enough angst. And you could write a Greek Odyssey on the number of bands who had a cultural impact on the 90’s. But none more than Nirvana.

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