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11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The Doors appearance on American Bandstand pushes Light My Fire to number 1

July 22, 1967 The Doors appeared on Dick Clark 's American Bandstand for a final push to put " Light My Fire " over the top to hit the #1 position on Billboard Magazine's Hot 100 list.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Doors, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Music!, Dick Clark

15 hrs ago | RollingStone

Hear Ex-Kyuss Singer John Garcia's Duet With the Doors' Robby Krieger

"If someone told me at 19 years old, when I wrote 'Her Bullets Energy,' that Robby Krieger would be playing on it, I would have told them, 'You're out of your mind and go jump in a lake,'" says John Garcia, the voice behind bands like Kyuss, Vista Chino and Unida, referring to the closing song on his self-titled solo debut.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Kyuss, Palm Springs, CA, Music, Entertainment

19 hrs ago | WPLR

This Day in Music History: July 22nd

1983: Dire Straits began a two night stand at London's Hammersmith Odeon where they recorded & filmed their first live album & concert video Alchemy: Dire Straits Live which was released the following year.

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Related Topix: The Doors, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, John Densmore, Pop/Rock, Classical, Alchemy, The Who

Yesterday | Linn's Stamp News

U.S. stamp for Jim Morrison considered in 1993 and rejected

Figure 1. Germany issued this Jim Morrison semipostal in 1988. It is one of four stamps in the German set honoring well-known rock stars.

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Related Topix: Woody Guthrie, Folk, Pop/Rock, John Lennon

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Sand Trap

Bubba's Act Still Not Playing Well Overseas

I wonder how many Liverpool residents under the age of 35 can name the members of Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Grateful Dead, or The Doors.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Creedence Clearwater Revival

Examiner.com

John Densmore wins lawsuit against The Doors of the 21st Century

Doors history isn't all in ancient past when your grandparents were young, Jim Morrison noted 'we're passing through history' and there is some Doors history of the recent past.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Doors, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Music!, John Densmore, Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek

The Macon Telegraph

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers stare at 'Hypnotic Eye'

Before easing into a conversation about his new album with the Heartbreakers, "Hypnotic Eye," the longtime Malibu beach-dweller Tom Petty has a score to settle.

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Related Topix: Punk, Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Tom Petty, The Heartbreakers, The Byrds

Sun Jul 20, 2014

All About Jazz

The Doors: The App and Beyond

Given the late Jim Morrison's fascination with media, plus the film school experience he shared with Ray Manzarek, it's more than a little fitting The Doors have unveiled their own computer app.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Doors, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Ray Manzarek, When You're Strange

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

45 Years Ago: The Doors Stumble Through an Experimental 'The Soft Parade'

Released in July 1969, the Doors ' most experimental recording, 'The Soft Parade' was a wildly uneven affair that saw Jim Morrison and company trying out orchestral and brass arrangements, a weird bluegrass-soul amalgam and a misguided attempt at prog rock.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Jul 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Tony Nominee Mary Bridget Davies Brings Playhouse Rocks! to Pasadena, Now thru 7/20

Acclaimed blues singer MARY BRIDGET DAVIES--nominated for a Tony this year in the "Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical" category for her Broadway lead in "A Night With Janis Joplin "--will return to The Pasadena Playhouse for four nights today, July 17-20.

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Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, Big Brother & the Holding Company, Pop/Rock, Al Green, Blues, Black Entertainment, Soul, Etta James, Aretha Franklin

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Robby Krieger jams with Black Flag

Last month Robby Krieger played two nights in Chicago it turns out he played more than two shows.

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Related Topix: Punk, Black Flag, Pop/Rock

Santa Cruz Sentinel

James Durbin and his band take on the Doors and Led Zeppelin in 'Destroy the Night'

James Durbin, center, and Dale Ockerman, second from right, will be performing music by the Doors and Led Zeppelin at the Rio Theater in Santa Cruz.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin, Santa Cruz, CA, Jim Morrison

Ultimate-guitar.com

Jacks: Vacant World [Reviews]

Released: 1968 Genre: Psychedelic Rock Number Of Tracks: 10 "Vacant World" is the debut released in 1968 and one of the only two official albums released by the Japanese group Jacks.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Rock Hall Anniversary: The Doors' The Soft Parade

In July 1969, The Doors released their fourth album The Soft Parade . Despite being a top ten album, as well as going on to being certified platinum, it is considered to be their weakest album with frontman Jim Morrison.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Examiner.com

New books from Charles Rivers Editors includes Jim Morrison biography

We're going to kill two birds with one review. Charles Rivers Editors has recently released books on rock stars.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Examiner.com

John Densmore Caravan to Midnight and other Doors related interviews

Caravan to Midnight - John Densmore appeared on the Caravan to Midnight , a new subscription podcast hosted by John B. Wells formerly of America Coast to Coast.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Los Angeles, CA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Putting the X in the Roxy: Concert Review

Rebellion turns into celebration with the passage of time, as the original foursome run through their debut, then another hour-long set for a sweaty throng.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, York, AL, Entertainment, Music

Chronicle Live

Things to do in Newcastle tonight: Friday July 11

Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra are an original, up beat, six-piece band featuring guitars, mandolin, harmonica, accordion, trumpet, double bass and percussion.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Hard Rock Cafe wants to liven up your lemonade

Summer is officially in full swing, so why not welcome the warm weather by sipping on a seasonal classic - lemonade! This summer, Hard Rock Cafe is celebrating the summertime staple with a variety of new fruit cocktails served in a coffee-press vessel that infuses fruit into the cocktail throughout the entire drinking process.

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Related Topix: Weather, Life, Fruits, Food, Drink, Cocktails, Pop/Rock

Examiner.com

Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek bump into each other on Venice Beach?

The fictionalized version, from Oliver Stone's "The Doors" movie, of Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek's famous meeting on Venice Beach in July 1965.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Oliver Stone

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