The doors

January 28, 1968

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Today in 1968, Jim Morrison of The Doors was arrested in Las Vegas. He was charged with public drunkenness, vagrancy, and failure to possess sufficient identification. [...]

May 23, 1966

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On this day in 1966, The Doors played their first show. The gig was at The Whisky A-Go-Go in West Hollywood. They would become the house band at the infamous venue for a [...]

April 25, 2003

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On this day in 2003, Jim Morrison’s parents sued two of their son’s former Doors bandmates, claiming that the musicians, now touring in a reformed version of the [...]

September 17, 1967

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On this day in 1967, The Doors performed on CBS-TV’s Ed Sullivan Show, The Doors were asked to change the line “Girl, we couldn’t get much higher” in [...]

April 10, 1970

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On this day in 1970, The Doors were scheduled to perform two shows at the Boston Arena. A set at 7 p.m. followed by a 10 p.m. set. The first show went smoothly, beginning [...]

August 4, 1970

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On this day in 1970, Jim Morrison was arrested for the sixth time in Los Angeles, California. Morrison was found sleeping on the front porch of a West Hollywood home. An [...]

July 27, 1969

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On this day in 1969, Led Zeppelin, The Doors, The Guess Who, and Bo Diddley were among the performers on the final day of the Seattle Pop Festival at Gold Creek Park in [...]

June 5, 1969

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On this day in 1969, The Doors’ concert documentary Feast Of Friends had its world premiere at the Cinematheque 16 in Hollywood, [...]

November 8, 1970

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On this day in 1970, Jim Morrison started the spoken-word recording process, which would later become the basis for The Doors’ album An American [...]

Ray Manzarek passes away at 74

May 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

After a long battle with bile duct cancer, Ray Manzarek, keyboardist for The Doors, passed away on May 20, 2013, at a hospital in Rosenheim, Germany. Manzarek was in his 74th [...]
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