The Doors were formed in
Los Angeles in 1965, by UCLA film
students Ray Manzarek (keyboards) and
Jim Morrison (vocals), who rounded out
the band with two musicians found
through a local meditation center, Robby Krieger (guitar) and John Densmore
(drums). The group became known for
their unique sound, dominated by
Morrison's dark, poetic lyrics and
Manzarek's electric organ, and soon
signed to Elektra Records.
James Douglas Morrison -
"The Lizzard King"
James Douglas Morrison was born in 1943 in Melbourne,Florida.
Jim was also a poet and songwriter.
filmmaker and writer..
His output were incredible. In the
twenty seven years of his life.
he recorded seven albums of songs,
toured and preformed througout the world and produced two award-winning
He was found dead of an apparent drug overdose on July 3, 1971,
in Paris, though because no official
autopsy was ever performed, rumors
persist that he is living in hiding. His grave is in the honoured.
Pere-Lachaisse graveyard. He may be gone but yet his memory lives on through his
music and poetry.
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