When The Doors Defied Ed Sullivan - Best
Best Classic Bands (blog)When The Doors Defied Ed SullivanBest Classic Bands (blog)As Doors' co-founder and keyboardist Ray Manzarek explained in an interview filmed in 1991, Jim Morrison and his bandmates decided they would not buckle to the network censors. Manzarek promised the CBS executive just before the performance that ...Sunday: 50th Anniversary of The Doors Defying Ed Sullivan And Singing Their Lyrics to “Light My Fire”ShowBiz411.comall 2 news articles »
Posted on 15 September 2017 | 2:19 pm
Punk Legend Exene Cervenka of X Talks 40th
NewsweekPunk Legend Exene Cervenka of X Talks 40th Anniversary Exhibit, Still-Growing LegacyNewsweekIf X had formed in New York City rather than Los Angeles, would it have been as big as the Ramones? The band (co-songwriters Exene Cervenka and John Doe, guitarist Billy Zoom and drummer D.J. Bonebrake) was every bit as influential.Punk heroes X sound vital, timeless on 40th anniversary tour at First AvenueMinneapolis Star Tribuneall 2 news articles »
Posted on 14 September 2017 | 11:09 am
Listen To This Eddie: The Who, The Doors And
UPROXXListen To This Eddie: The Who, The Doors And The Most Explosive Evening In Late Night Television HistoryUPROXX“You know, you boys are really handsome. But you'd look a lot better if you'd smile more,” organist Ray Manzarek remembered Sullivan saying in his autobiography. But that was just the primer. A few moments after Sullivan exited, a producer came rushing in.
Posted on 14 September 2017 | 9:58 am
The week's 28 best concerts: Sept. 13-19 -
City PagesThe week's 28 best concerts: Sept. 13-19City PagesThe band's lyrics had more substance than your standard one-syllable angst, and producer Ray Manzarek of the Doors established a connection to a previous generation of rock. This tour, featuring X's original lineup (including drummer D.J. Bonebrake), ...
Posted on 13 September 2017 | 3:34 am
A stormy play list for you and Irma -
Bradenton HeraldA stormy play list for you and IrmaBradenton Herald... album by the great Stevie Ray Vaughan. 3. “Riders on the Storm.” The Doors song has been said to have been inspired by philosopher Martin Heidegger and a 1950s serial killer. Whatever. It has cool rain effects a great keyboard part by Ray Manzarek.
Posted on 8 September 2017 | 2:45 pm
Rock on film: The good, the bad and The
April 5, 2015, 12:15 a.m.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 8:16 am
Punk pioneers X to play Belly Up Aspen
The songs of the storied punk band X are old, at this point, but they haven’t weakened with age. Tracks from their seminal 1980 debut such as “Los Angeles,” “Johnny Hit and Run Paulene” and the speed-punk cover of “Soul Kitchen” could easily be mistaken for new songs from one of the countless raw, poetically inclined rock acts that X has inspired over the decades.Unlike most of X’s ...
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 11:17 pm
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Will Be
R&B star's debut inducted along with 24 other albums.
Posted on 26 March 2015 | 3:43 pm
The Doors, Radiohead, Steve Martin among
Audio recordings running the gamut of the first album by the Doors to musical highlights from "Sesame Street" have been selected for inclusion in the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry. The registry is an archive of recordings with cultural, artists and historical significance. The library's National Recording Preservation Board selects 25 works each year to be added to the list ...
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 5:20 am
Library of Congress welcomes recordings by
With nods to the Doors, Sly & the Family Stone, the Righteous Brothers and Steve Martin, the latest selections to the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry have a decidedly California slant.
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 4:49 am
Music Review: Sydney Greenstreet Band
Gilbert Gottfried, Gallagher, musicians Mark Farner and Don Brewer of Grand Funk Railroad, Ian Hunter of Mott The Hoople, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals, political commentator Bill Press and hundreds of other personalities.
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 11:06 am
Doors tribute band lead singer to bring
He’s played with both Robby Krieger and Ray Manzarek. Peace Frog has played the Whisky a go-go, the House of Blues (L.A.), Caesars Palace, has appeared in a VH-1 production as well as international appearances. Fernandez is trying to raise $30,000 to ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 11:46 am
The E Street Band connection of the Ries
Oh, and he also sings. Kevin Ries, 16, plays guitar in the band. “My favorite band is the Doors and their keyboard player (Ray Manzarek) played bass on the keyboards, too,” Charlie said. “I took that idea and applied it to myself.” The guys have a ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 1:25 am
Daryl Hall & Amanda Aspinall Split:
The singer has interviewed fellow artists such as Joe Walsh, Rob Thomas, Darius Rucker as well as Ray Manzarek & Robbie Krieger of the legendary ’60s band The Doors. Daryl and John are still on the road touring as Hall & Oates. The duo’s 2015 dates ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 12:11 am
The Doors Drummer John Densmore On Late
I write about extreme adventure and those who do it. I've bobsledded with the Olympic team; piloted a super-boat at 140 mph; flown to 85,000 feet at Mach 2.6 in a MiG; skied to the South Pole and swam (sans wetsuit) at the North Pole; climbed the ...
Posted on 20 January 2015 | 8:00 am
Resolved Question: Jon Lord or Ray Manzarek
For those who do not know who Jon Lord was....pls dont reply...please go ro the music library and find out. Thank you
Posted on 18 November 2016 | 11:53 pm
Open Question: Where is ray manzarek buried?
Posted on 24 July 2013 | 6:12 am
Resolved Question: Anyone find any statement
Have I missed something here? I realize there was a legal falling out about a decade ago - but still, John spent a lot of years with The Doors - has anyone read or seen any statement by John over the death of Ray?
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 10:19 pm
Resolved Question: Which Doors song will
BQ: Which Doors song will best help me celebrate Ray's life?
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 4:02 pm
Resolved Question: What will you remember
I heard about it on the radio driving over to my parent's house earlier this evening. The Doors were and still are my all time favorite group. I've visited Jim Morrison's grave in Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris, France and read nearly all of the books by the band members and others. Ray Manzarek dead at age 74.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 12:59 pm