John Densmore Reminisces About 1966 with the LA Times

Read the entire article at the LA Times. What’s the most innovative  year ever for rock ’n’ roll? Fans, critics and academics have any number of watershed years they can point to in the more than six decades of post-World War II popular music broadly defined as rock. There’s 1954, the year Bill Haley & His Comets’ “Rock Around the Clock” signaled the flashpoint of rock ’n’ roll, and Elvis Presley first Read More …

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Morrison’s Last Days

Published in the LA Times BY DAN KNAPP Riders on the storm, Riders on the storm Into this house we’re born, Into this world we’re thrown Like a dog without a bone, An actor on alone Riders on the storm… Lyrics by Jim Morrison. The beginning of the last number on the last album cut by the Doors. Superrock group of four that had risen from $5-a-night gigs to $100,000 Read More …

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Rock Singer Released on $5,000 Bond

Published in the LA Times Jim Morrison, 25, lead singer of the rock group “The Doors” was free on $5,000 bond Friday after surrendering to the FBI here on a Miami lewd and lascivious conduct charge. The FBI said Morrison gave up to a U.S. commissioner Thursday and was released on bond. The charge stems from a March 1 appearance by the rock group in Florida. After the appearance Morrison Read More …

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