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Rewinding The Charts: On July 29, 1967, The
BillboardRewinding The Charts: On July 29, 1967, The Doors' 'Fire' Lit Up The Hot 100BillboardWith Robby Krieger and Ray Manzarek sharing vocal duties, the surviving members made three albums - one featuring spoken-word poetry previously recorded by Morrison - before disbanding in 1973. But The Doors', and Morrison's, legacy lives on. Eleven ...The Doors' Light My Fire is Still On Fire Forty-Seven Years LaterFDRMXall 3 news articles »
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 7:09 am
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: The One Year
SplitsiderThis Week in Comedy Podcasts: The One Year Anniversary of 'Terrified' with ...SplitsiderIt starts at UCLA in the 1960s where a young Reiner became friends with fellow film students Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison, and continues in San Francisco where Reiner's improv troupe The Committee attracted fans from the counter-culture scene like ...
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 12:09 pm
1996 - Robert Collins (Charlatans) - Car
1996 - Robert Collins (Charlatans) - Car crash (33)VVN Music2005 - John Densmore, drummer from the Doors, won a court case that stopped former bandmates Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger from using the name The Doors of the 21st Century. 2007 - Ja Rule and Lil Wayne, who performed a concert together in ...
Posted on 21 July 2014 | 9:47 pm
Ziggy Marley and band uphold father's reggae
Ziggy Marley and band uphold father's reggae legacyOCRegisterMany in the audience happily complied and puffed their own breezes, and no one got kicked out by security, unlike the bad old days. (See the Doors of the 21st Century, Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger's old band, Pac Amp, July 2003. Expulsions aplenty.).
Posted on 20 July 2014 | 11:39 am
Blues Traveler on the nostalgia train -
Boston GlobeBlues Traveler on the nostalgia trainBoston GlobeKeyboards: Ray Manzarek “It's not a solo on [“Light My Fire”], it's the definitive sound of the song. Who doesn't know that song two notes in?” 5. “Jessica” by the Allman Brothers. Keyboards: Chuck Leavell “It was the one song I remember hearing as a ...
Posted on 17 July 2014 | 3:31 pm
Rewinding The Charts: On July 29, 1967, TheWith his skintight leather pants, come-hither looks and sex appeal, The Doors frontman, Jim Morrison, was the quintessential rock god of the late '...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 7:16 am
The Neighbourhood Proves Worthy at GreekThough their first album has been widely panned, the gang from Newbury Park is defying naysayers live, where ecstatic fans are becoming legion. read more
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 1:43 pm
First Listen: Wildest Dreams, 'WildestIn his new band, venerable U.K. DJ Harvey Bassett indulges a love of psychedelic garage rock. Throughout Wildest Dreams , he displays an impeccable sense of when to rev up and when to lay off the gas.
Posted on 20 July 2014 | 8:22 pm
The Doors: The App and BeyondGiven the late Jim Morrison's fascination with media, plus the film school experience he shared with Ray Manzarek, it's more than a little fitting The Doors have unveiled their own computer app.
Posted on 20 July 2014 | 1:04 am
Top 10 'Live from Daryl's House'You know Daryl Hall as half of the soulful Philadelphia duo Hall & Oates, but since 2007, Hall has made a habit out of playing with many more artists than just his partner John. read more
Posted on 12 July 2014 | 2:03 pm
Robby KriegerBut he still misses his Doors bandmate and longtime partner Ray Manzarek, who died of bile duct cancer on May 20 at the age of 74. "It's taking awhile to get over it," Kri
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 1:18 am
Rewinding The Charts: On July 29, 1967, The(No autopsy was performed.) With Robby Krieger and Ray Manzarek sharing vocal duties, the surviving members made three albums - one featuring spoken-word poetry previously recorded by Morrison - before disbanding in 1973. But The Doors', and Morrison's ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 12:52 am
Connections The Doors and Spinal Tap?Director Rob Reiner (also the son of comedy legend Carl Reiner, and the butt of Archie Bunker’s prejudices in “All in the Family”) attended UCLA, in the theater department at the same time Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison were in the film department ...
Posted on 27 July 2014 | 1:04 pm
The DoorsRay Manzarek, keyboardist and founding member of The Doors, has died after battling bile duct cancer, aged 74. Florida’s governor Charlie Crist has had a change of heart in regards to charges laid against The Doors frontman 43 years ago. The Sunset Strip ...
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 5:03 pm
Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek bump into eachDoors fans and even the casual rock fan is familiar with The Doors origin story. Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek, who had known each other at UCLA film school bumped into each other on Venice Beach. Manzarek, who was meditating on the beach, had last ...
Posted on 10 July 2014 | 1:28 am
Ray Manzarek: The man who opened TheRay Manzarek is best known for being he keyboardist, synth bass player and occasional lyricist and vocalist for one of the greatest and among the most controversial bands of the 60′s and early 70′s- The Doors. Morrison ...
Posted on 11 July 2014 | 12:41 pm
The Doors' Robby Krieger, John DensmoreThe Doors' Robby Krieger has been working on getting a bunch of musicians together to memorialize fellow band member, Ray Manzarek, who died last year....
Posted on 8 February 2014 | 2:08 pm
Doors Survivors Reunite, Reflect on JimProving tragedy can indeed bring people together, last night surviving Doors members John Densmore and Robby Krieger shared a stage for the first time in 15 years, overcoming years of well-documented legal disputes over ...
Posted on 6 December 2013 | 12:45 pm
BAY AREA'S ROY ROGERS REMEMBERSRay Manzarek, keyboardist and co-founder of the iconic rock band The Doors, died of cancer on May 20, 2013, in Rosenheim, Germany. He was 74. At the time of his death, Ray was with Dorothy, his wife of 45 years, and his ...
Posted on 9 June 2013 | 9:39 pm
From The Doors To X, RayYesterday, 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.
Posted on 21 May 2013 | 9:46 am