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Venice Beach: Where the music was born -
Sydney Morning HeraldVenice Beach: Where the music was bornSydney Morning HeraldIt's a place with big musical history - Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek formed The Doors here after bumping into each other on Venice Beach. But my mind keeps tripping on Jonathan Richman. His track Rooming House on Venice Beach, from the 1992 album ...
Posted on 21 August 2014 | 1:21 am
Rago to Auction 2400+ Lots of Estate and
ArtfixDaily (blog)Rago to Auction 2400+ Lots of Estate and Unreserved Property on September ...ArtfixDaily (blog)Autographs by Babe Ruth, a baseball signed by the Yankees, Walter Johnson, Mickey Mantle, 1999 New York Yankees World Series autographs, 500 Homerun Club autographed photograph, Joe Dimaggio, Ray Manzarek, Marilyn Monroe, Jimi Hendrix, ...and more »
Posted on 20 August 2014 | 6:53 am
Boomer Audit: Jim Morrison Was a Moment in
FlavorwireBoomer Audit: Jim Morrison Was a Moment in Time, Not an All-Time LegendFlavorwireThe so-called sidemen in The Doors — keyboardist/organist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger, and drummer John Densmore — don't get enough credit for the sound, whereas Morrison gets too much credit for the attitude. Think of “Light My Fire” right ...
Posted on 19 August 2014 | 11:48 am
Kongos bring rhythmic intensity to Bethlehem
Kongos bring rhythmic intensity to Bethlehem - REVIEWThe Express-Times - lehighvalleylive.comBut what they lacked in stage presentation they more than made up for in skill and talent: Johnny Kongos appeared to be channeling The Door's Ray Manzarek and a grungier "Weird Al" as he switched from keys to accordion and back again with ease while ...and more »
Posted on 18 August 2014 | 10:07 am
'If I think too much about the music it
Chicago Reader'If I think too much about the music it stinks': An interview with the Clean's ...Chicago ReaderPunk's wake reached the shores of Dunedin, New Zealand, in 1978 when brothers David (guitar) and Hamish Kilgour (drums) formed the Clean. With Robert Scott on bass, the band's 1981 single "Tally Ho," the second single released on the beloved Flying ...
Posted on 15 August 2014 | 10:34 am
Venice Beach: Where the music was bornVenice Beach has a big musical history - from Jim Morrison and The Doors to the slightly less famous Jonathan Richman.
Posted on 21 August 2014 | 7:06 am
The problem with biopicsGet On Up succeeds as an experience, but as a biopic, it fails the way most biopics do – by dehumanizing its subject, or, more specifically, failing to distinguish between its subject and the icon it’s really animating
Posted on 8 August 2014 | 12:38 pm
Arnott’s Arts Happenings for Aug. 11-17Two celebrate Jewish entertainers: Kinky Friedman (at Cafe Nine) and Shuli Egar (at Jokers Wild). A slew of local jazz greats. Brand new one-acts at Yale Summer Cabaret. Psychedelic Brazilian indie rock at BAR. A lot of cities could not sustain such festivities with most of its collegiate population gone on vacation. Not us. It’s like this year-round. (Please note: Arnott’s Arts Happenings will ...
Posted on 7 August 2014 | 3:17 pm
Marianne Faithfull: 'My Ex Killed JimSinger Marianne Faithfull has told a magazine her former boyfriend accidentally killed The Doors singer Jim Morrison 43 years ago. He was found dead aged 27 in the bathroom of his Paris apartment in July 1971. Faithfull, 67, told Mojo magazine that her then-boyfriend Jean de Breteuil, known as the heroin dealer to the stars, had given Morrison drugs that were too strong and killed him. "And he ...
Posted on 7 August 2014 | 2:46 am
Did Marianne Faithfull's Ex-BoyfriendMarianne Faithfull has shocked the music world by claiming her ex-boyfriend killed The Doors singer Jim Morrison .In a detailed interview with MOJO, the singer and actress claims her then-boyfriend Jean de Breiteuil, a heroin dealer, visited Morrison’s apartment and gave him drugs that were 'too strong,' which led to the singer's demise.
Posted on 6 August 2014 | 8:21 am
ROCK REMEMBERS ALBUMS AND BIRTHDAYS AUG.It is narrated by Peter Frampton. Ox was the nick name of Entwistle. Rare footage of Entwistle as well as Ray Manzarek, Billy Squire and Peter Townsend are part of intimate documentary.
Posted on 21 August 2014 | 11:20 pm
The Casual ReaderJoseph Epstein’s glee at finding typos, or our remembrances of Irving Kristol, Arnold Beichman, James Abdnor, Robert Bork, Ed Koch, and Ray Manzarek ... not to mention Lee Smith on watching his grandfather’s horse win the Kentucky Derby.
Posted on 21 August 2014 | 3:05 pm
Venice Beach: Where the music was bornRight now I'm in Venice Beach, Los Angeles. It's a place with big musical history - Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek formed The Doors here after bumping into each other on Venice Beach. But my mind keeps tripping on Jonathan Richman. His track Rooming House ...
Posted on 20 August 2014 | 6:20 pm
Ray Manzarek Dies of Bile Duct CancerDr. Ben Wedro practices emergency medicine at Gundersen Clinic, a regional trauma center in La Crosse, Wisconsin. His background includes undergraduate and medical studies at the University of Alberta, a Family Practice internship at Queen's University in ...
Posted on 11 August 2014 | 1:54 pm
Ray Manzarek BiographyRay Manzarek was a co-founder of the Doors, a 1960s rock band. His keyboard skills helped turn Doors songs like "Light My Fire" into huge hits. “We knew what the people wanted: the same thing the Doors wanted. Freedom.” “The Doors' success was so ...
Posted on 21 May 2013 | 1:13 pm