Yesterday, 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. Musicians ranging from Slash to American […]
Keyboardist Ray Manzarek helped truly define the Doors’ sound. Despite Jim Morrison’s distinct howls and Robbie Krieger’s rock-solid blues riffs, it was Manzarek’s keys that took the band to another level and made their sound wholly unique at the time.
Keyboardist and founding Doors member Ray Manzarek passed away today at 12:31 PT at the RoMed Clinic in Rosenheim, Germany after a lengthy battle with bile duct cancer, according to a post on the Doors’ official […]
The Doors have announced on the band’s official Facebook page that keyboardist and founding member Ray Manzarek has passed away at the age of 74. He had fought a long battle with duct cancer.
A new iPad app, released for sale Monday, May 6th, tracks the careers of the rock legends The Doors. The app features immersive multimedia, cloud integration with iTunes and a ready connection to Facebook – […]
The brief but extraordinary career of Doors frontman Jim Morrison is peppered with controversial moments, mostly in live settings with thousands of witnesses. The infamous (legendary?) Miami incident of 1969, however, stands tall above the rest of his shenanigans, and is made almost mythical based on the varying accounts of what actually happened.
In a lost interview conducted by Howard Smith in 1969, Jim Morrison revealed that he, like many other collegians, put on a lot of pounds and ponders why society has an obsession with being overweight. […]
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