Ray Manzarek

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Ray Manzarek’s Final Album

Sadly, we lost Ray a few weeks ago, but his music will always live on in our hearts and minds and in our iPods, CD players, 8 Track players, cassette decks, and record players! Ray’s […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/19/2013

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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Curator Remembers Ray Manzarek

Carl Harp from sister station WNCX was at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame yesterday to view a preview of the soon-to-open Rolling Stones exhibit. But while he was there, he spoke to Howard […]

05/22/2013

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From The Doors To X, Ray Manzarek’s Legacy – In His Own Words

Yesterday, The Doors’ Ray Manzarek, who provided the classic keyboard riffs that became synonymous with the band’s most iconic songs, lost his battle to cancer at the age of 74. Musicians ranging from Slash to American […]

05/21/2013

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Doors Keyboardist Ray Manzarek Succumbs To Cancer

Keyboardist and founding Doors member Ray Manzarek passed away today at 12:31 PT at the RoMed Clinic in Rosenheim, Germany after a lengthy battle with bile duct cancer, according to a post on the Doors’ official […]

05/20/2013

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Ray Manzarek On The Doors’ “Live At The Bowl ’68″: “Those Four Guys Were The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse!”

With their second #1 single under their belt (“Hello, I Love You”; the first was “Light My Fire”) the Doors were on top of the world, having realized all their dreams of becoming rock stars in just a few short years. “The best laid plans of mice and men had not gone astray yet,” Manzarek muses. “We dreamed of putting a rock and roll band together on Venice Beach in the summer of 1965. This is now the summer of 1968 and we had attained the goal. We wanted to be as big as the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, and we had arrived at that place.”

10/29/2012

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Ian Astbury Talks About His Days With The Doors of the 21st Century

Ian Astbury of 80’s punk-rock band The Cult lived out his dream when he was selected to fill in for the late Jim Morrison with The Doors of the 21st Century back in 2002. In […]

05/18/2012

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New DVD/BluRay Release With the Authorized Story of “L.A. Woman”

Through new interviews with the three surviving members of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Doors[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ray Manzarek[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Robby Krieger[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Densmore[/lastfm], the new documentary Mr. Mojo Risin – The Story of L.A. Woman is a fitting […]

01/23/2012

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

“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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