Friday's first look: Sunny with a chance
A nice night for a Giants win; a guitar wizard plays Napa; and a dog-napped pooch is located and returned home swiftly. Here's a look ahead at Oct. 24.
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 5:00 am
The Doors To Receive Inspiration Award At
The Doors are to be honoured with the 2014 Inspiration Award at the upcoming Classic Rock Awards in Los Angeles.
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 6:51 pm
The Doors Top Best Los Angeles Song List
End of the Night: Tributes were paid this week to Ray Manzarek, pioneering keyboardist with The Doors who died in Germany aged 74. He formed...
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 12:36 am
The Doors -- Doors: Weird Scenes Inside the
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Posted on 9 October 2014 | 3:33 pm
Let’s be ‘Frank’ about mental illness
Imagine a band where the singer is so painfully shy and awkward that he must wear a giant papier-mache puppet head — not only on stage, but pretty much all the time. That’s the premise of “Frank,” starring Michael Fassbender under the mask; a story loosely based on the beyond-cult indie musician Frank Sidebottom (aka […] The post Let’s be ‘Frank’ about mental illness and music appeared first on ...
Posted on 8 October 2014 | 3:26 pm
Friday's first look: Sunny with a chance of
In May of 2011, Roy released a collaboration with The Doors Keyboardist, Ray Manzarek entitled ‘Translucent Blues’ also available on Blind Pig which debut #6 on the Billboard charts, and reached #1 on the American Roots Rock Chart this past summer.
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 6:41 am
The Beat Generation (An Insight into how
Dylan cites Ginsberg and Kerouac as major influences. Jim Morrison cites Kerouac as one of his biggest influences, and fellow Doors member Ray Manzarek has said "We wanted to be beatniks". In his book "Light My Fire: My Life with The Doors", Manzarek ...
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 5:04 am
The Doors: Soundstage Performances
John Densmore, Robby Krieger and Ray Manzarek introduce footage of their rock band performing in Toronto in 1967, Copenhagen in 1968 during their only European tour, and as an established and mature group in New York in 1969.
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 5:06 pm
Flashback: Whisky A Go Go Turns 50
Still, “the Whisky was a mecca,” Doors’ keyboardist Ray Manzarek later said. “It was the place in Los Angeles. It was probably the place in the entire country.” Judging from the lines in front of the joint on most weekends, it still is.
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 6:00 pm
Poet Michael McClure's 82nd Birthday
Today is poet Michael McClure’s 82nd birthday. Over the years The Doors Examiner has covered McClure and his collaborations with both Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek. Michael McClure first became known to the poetry world because of his early association ...
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 12:34 am