44 Years Ago: The Doors Release 'L.A. Woman'
Ultimate Classic Rock44 Years Ago: The Doors Release 'L.A. Woman'Ultimate Classic RockWe played the songs very badly – with Jim – but there was no chi, no energy,” added keyboard player Ray Manzarek in a separate interview. “We didn't want to be back in [Sunset Sound Recorders], and Paul couldn't bring us back to life. In that instant ...
Posted on 19 April 2015 | 5:50 am
Robby Krieger Blows The Doors Off The
Long Island PressRobby Krieger Blows The Doors Off The Paramount [Concert Review W/ Video]Long Island PressAnd his son! Doin' Doors songs! The band next unleashed a ferocious “Back Door Man,” again garnering massive applause from the audience, with Krieger introducing Wilmarth afterward as “a keyboard collector” who's “got all of Ray Manzarek's keyboards.”.
Posted on 18 April 2015 | 5:00 am
Robby Krieger on The Doors' Feast of Friends
RelixRobby Krieger on The Doors' Feast of FriendsRelixJim and Ray [Manzarek] were both in film school at UCLA so they were film buffs. They used to go to these midnight showings where they played weird movies in LA back in the day, so the idea was for the film to be less set up and more realistic. We had ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 8:51 pm
Carter Alan's Rock 'n' Roll Diary: April 10
100.7 WZLX Classic RockCarter Alan's Rock 'n' Roll Diary: April 10 in Classic Rock History100.7 WZLX Classic Rock1970: During a Doors concert at the Boston Arena, Jim Morrison was dragged off stage by keyboardist Ray Manzarek after a drunken Morrison asked the crowd if they'd like to see his genitals. Boston police immediately shut the power down and stopped the ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 8:46 am
45 Years Ago: Jim Morrison Dragged Offstage
Ultimate Classic Rock45 Years Ago: Jim Morrison Dragged Offstage in Boston - 'Would You Like to ...Ultimate Classic RockRecognizing that no good could come from this, quick-thinking keyboardist Ray Manzarek grabbed Morrison and hauled him offstage, only to lose his grip once the two reached the wings. Running back to the mic, Morrison told the crowd “We all should get ...The Doors in Boston 1970 threatens to become second MiamiExaminer.comall 2 news articles »
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 6:34 am
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
Patti Smith: punk's poet laureate heads back
appears on Ray Manzarek’s The Whole Thing Started with Rock ’n’ Roll and Now it’s Out of Control same year; signs to Arista and releases Horses, 1975; releases her biggest hit single, Because the Night, co-written with Bruce Springsteen ...
Posted on 18 April 2015 | 9:15 pm
George Winston performs to benefit SSKP
Continued... Until his teenage years, that is, when an organ blast at a local record store transformed his world. It was Ray Manzarek of The Doors, and it inspired him to incorporate some rendition of the psychedelic classic rock band into every performance.
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 10:10 pm
Robby Krieger Blows The Doors Off The
The band next unleashed a ferocious “Back Door Man,” again garnering massive applause from the audience, with Krieger introducing Wilmarth afterward as “a keyboard collector” who’s “got all of Ray Manzarek’s keyboards.” Krieger next whipped ...
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 10:01 pm
Skrillex, Jahlil Beats and Rage Against The
From Damian Marley to Ray Manzarek, nothing is out of bounds for OWSLA‘s head honcho. The latest two additions to the ever-expanding list include Roc Nation rapper/producer Jahlil Beats and Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello on the same project.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 2:06 pm
Jim Morrison's microphone
The microphone is a chrome plated mic, one of five that was used by The Doors as a vocal mic for Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek or for John Densmore drums. Since there were five and they were similar they rotated duties. Morrison used the chrome plated mic ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 3:09 am
Resolved Question: Where is ray manzarek
Posted on 24 July 2013 | 1:12 pm
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 21 May 2013 | 5:19 am
Resolved Question: Which Doors song will
BQ: Which Doors song will best help me celebrate Ray's life?
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 11:02 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 | 7:59 pm
Resolved Question: Ray Manzarek; a musical
Can't really tell anymore when people like Bieber and Cyrus are given due they haven't earned...society is crazy.
RIP Ray, John and Robbie only had high words for you when I met and talked with both of them.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 7:58 pm