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Videos of people talking about Jim Morrison

Dick Blackburn, who was a fellow film student at UCLA with Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek provides some insight into the experience as well some fellow students.


Related Topix: Ray Manzarek, Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Alabama Live

Dave Anderson talks rock-meets-classical Phil Weaver project, new solo recordings, advice...

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - "It makes more sense to me that it's supposed to," Atlanta Rhythm Section and Brother Cane rock musician Dave Anderson says of his collaboration with classical guitarist Phil Weaver.


Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Entertainment


Rewinding The Charts: On July 29, 1967, The Doors'...

With his skintight leather pants, come-hither looks and sex appeal, The Doors frontman, Jim Morrison, was the quintessential rock god of the late '60s.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jim Morrison

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Various Artist Compilations - A Psych Tribute To The Doors

Doing a psychedelic compilation of Doors songs seems an obvious choice. It has also yielded a great disc.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Connections The Doors and Spinal Tap?

Rob Reiner talks with Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot and the 30th anniversary of "This is Spinal Tap" including a connection with The Doors.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Christopher Guest, Theater, Arts, Chicago, IL

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' latest album is an ode to Los...

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.


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

Hollywood Reporter

Croatian Film Fest Marred After Competition Title Is Banned for Copyright Infringement

A film made by students of a Croatian regional film academy and produced by their professor ran foul of international copyright Saturday when it was pulled from competition at the 61st edition of the Pula Film Festival.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Croatia, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, David Bowie, Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014


This Day in Music History: July 25th

2001: The Doors' drummer John Densmore & Bonnie Raitt among others were arrested in Itasca, IL for protesting against a company that is claimed to destroy rainforests.


Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, The Doors, Music!, Pop/Rock, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, John Densmore, Itasca, IL, Ac/DC

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WJZW-FM Washington

The Doors' Robby Krieger Featured on New Song by Ex-Kyuss Frontman John Garcia

The Doors ' Robby Krieger lent some of his trademark flamenco-style guitar licks to "Her Bullets Energy," a new song by John Garcia , founding lead singer of the stoner-rock group Kyuss .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Kyuss

Canberra Times

The Doors - Weird Scenes Inside the Gold Mine

This isn't the greatest Doors compilation by any means. For starters, it doesn't feature the proper versions of early songs Break on Through and The End which were edited at the time to remove "unacceptable" use of the English language.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Weird

Tue Jul 22, 2014


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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

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.


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.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Creedence Clearwater Revival


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.


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Jul 17, 2014


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.


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