ROLLING STONE ARTICLE: Massive New Collection of Jim Morrison Writings to See Release in June

‘The Collected Works of Jim Morrison’ will feature unrecorded lyrics, excerpts from handwritten notebooks, a film treatment, and more from the late Doors frontman At some point before his death in July 1971, Jim Morrison handwrote a list, titled “Plan for Book,” that laid out his thoughts on a collection of his poetry, lyrics, and …

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LA Times Article: What do conductor Gustavo Dudamel and rocker John Densmore have in common? Plenty

John Densmore, who grew up in L.A. and played drums for the Doors, has a new book out called “The Seekers.” It’s a collection of stories and musings about Densmore’s musical heroes, people who sought and found truth and reason in art, and also found what the drummer calls “the thread that tugs on our …

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Rolling Stone: Hear Jim Morrison Psych Up the Doors in ‘Roadhouse Blues’ Alternate Take

Guitarist Robby Krieger reflects on outtake, which will feature on upcoming 50th-anniversary Morrison Hotel box set Before the Doors recorded the first take of “Roadhouse Blues,” the boogieing lead-off to their fifth album, Morrison Hotel, frontman Jim Morrison set the scene for the band by describing a vivid scene with his natural gusto. “Now the …

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Morrison Hotel 50Th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Now Available For Pre-Order

2-CD/1-LP Set Expands The Doors’ Fifth Studio Album With Over An Hour Of Unreleased Session Outtakes That Show How The Songs Evolved In The Studio Click here to check outall of the Morrison Hotel50th Anniversary Products inThe Doors Official Online Store. The Doors returned to their roots and were reborn a rock ’n’ roll band …

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ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: See new book from The Doors drummer John Densmore about working with Janis Joplin, Bob Marley, and more

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The legendary drummer details his experience with Janis Joplin, Patti Smith, Paul Simon, Jerry Lee Lewis, Lou Reed, and Bob Marley in The Seekers: Meetings With Remarkable Musicians, with a cover designed by Shepard Fairey. The Doors lasted less than a decade as a band, but their collective experiences far exceed their actual time together. …

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ROLLING STONE: The Doors Get Their Own Comic for ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary

“I think the songs don’t just lend themselves to the medium, they actually cry out to be comics,” author Leah Moore says. Like many younger fans of the Doors, Leah Moore was intoxicated by their aura, their mystery, when she was a teen. The comics writer recalls being introduced to the band via 1987’s The …

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