Jim Morrison

There’s A NEW Doors Song???

Correct me if I’m wrong.  But, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jim Morrison[/lastfm] very famously died of a heroin overdose in 1971.  Right?  Well, put that out of your mind right now.  It appears [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Doors[/lastfm] will release a new […]

01/06/2012

Jim Morrison Sings “Reading Rainbow”

OK, so it wasn’t really [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jim Morrison[/lastfm].  It was actually Jimmy Fallon.  But, after his spot-on [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Neil Young[/lastfm] impersonations, is it any surprise Jimmy nailed the infamous [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Doors[/lastfm] singer?  The best part […]

11/15/2011

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Rock Flashback: The Stones on Sullivan, 1967-1969

Some famous rock stories are eternally mis-told: for example, the one about [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]the Rolling Stones[/lastfm] doing “Let’s Spend the Night Together” on The Ed Sullivan Show. Some of what you’ve heard about this famous […]

10/27/2011

The Doors’ “L.A. Woman” Turns 40

Forty years ago this month, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Doors[/lastfm] released their final studio album before [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jim Morrison[/lastfm]‘s untimely death. L.A. Woman was an instant success and has aged its way to “classic” status.

04/11/2011

27 Club

Between 1969-1971, the world lost four unrivaled musicians when Janis Joplin, Brian Jones, Jim Morrison and Jimi Hendrix all died either by the hand of heroin or another substance. This coincidental phenomenon generated the name […]

04/06/2011

Who really wrote The Doors Light My Fire?

Top 5 @ 5 Backstory – 7/26/10 [lastfm] Ray Manzarek[/lastfm] says all of [lastfm]The Doors[/lastfm] did – here’s what each contributed….

07/26/2010

“Strange” bedfellows

For some odd reason, [lastfm]The Doors[/lastfm] and PBS aren’t mentioned in the same conversations often.  I can’t see Mr. Rogers inviting them to the neighborhood to feed the fish!  PBS disagrees.  They’re going to spotlight [lastfm]Jim […]

04/27/2010

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