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Inside the mind of The Lizard King 
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Inside the mind of The Lizard King 

Marking the 50th anniversary of the Rock’s poet untimely demise, “The Collected Works of Jim Morrison: Poetry, Journals, Transcripts, and Lyrics” offers a rare glimpse of the man behind the myth

The Jim Morrison Tribute To Brian Jones: “Ode To L.A. while thinking of Brian Jones, Deceased”
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The Jim Morrison Tribute To Brian Jones: “Ode To L.A. while thinking of Brian Jones, Deceased”

In July 1969, three weeks after The Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones died at age 27, Jim Morrison distributed to concert goers at two performances by The Doors, a self-published four page pamphlet featuring a poem/meditation on the death of Jones titled “Ode To L.A. while thinking of Brian Jones,, Deceased”. Oddly, exactly 2 years later, on July 3, 1971, also Morrison would pass ate the same age of 27. Read the full poem

July 3, 1969 - July 3, 1971: A dark circle on Rock history that begun with Brian Jones and ended with Jim Morrison
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July 3, 1969 – July 3, 1971: A dark circle on Rock history that begun with Brian Jones and ended with Jim Morrison

July 3 it’s one of the darkest days on the history of Rock music, during exactly two years several Rock stars died at age 27 between July 3, 1969 and July 3, 1971 beginning with the Rolling Stones’s Brian Jones and ending on The Doors’ Jim Morrison

27 Quotes by Jim Morrison
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27 Quotes by Jim Morrison

During his short lifetime, Jim Morrison gave many interviews and recorded several parts of his poetry. His opinions or insights were often deep, philosophical and visionary and circled around the subjects of freedom and death. We’ve assembled 27 quotes, which is a symbolic number for his 27 years of life, that will give you food for the soul

The Official 1967 Jim Morrison Biography By Elektra Records
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The Official 1967 Jim Morrison Biography By Elektra Records

In 1966, after being signed by Elektra, The Doors were asked to write their biographies so it could be used for promotional purposes. Read Jim Morrison’s one, where among many curiosities he states that his family is dead, which was not true.

"Stronger Than Dirt. Ridin'Jim Morrison's HWY Until The End" by Fred Baggen
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“Stronger Than Dirt. Ridin’ Jim Morrison’s HWY Until The End” by Fred Baggen, a new, fresh and updated recollection and guide to Jim Morrison and The Doors fans

“Stronger Than Dirt. Ridin’ Jim Morrison’s HWY Until The End” by Fred Baggen offers personal insights all put together through a dedicated fan perspective as well as from people that were close to The Lizard King, including detailed valuable guides to their music, both official and bootleg releases, as well as to the Paris of Jim Morrison.

In 1969 Jim Morrison turns himself in to the FBI
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In 1969 Jim Morrison turns himself in to the FBI

On March 2nd 1969 in Miami, The Doors begun their downward spiral after a visibly unleashed and very intoxicated Jim Morrison supposedly exposed himself on stage

On this day in 1971 Jim Morrison lands in Paris for his final journey
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On this day in 1971 Jim Morrison lands in Paris for his final journey

Jim Morrison moved to Paris to get away from the claws of fame and to sober up, but what he found in Paris, ultimately lead him to his demise at age 27. What really happened on July 3, 1971?

In 2007 an unreleased Jim Morrison song is used by Perry Farrell's Satellite Party to publicize the dangers of Global Warming
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In 2007 an unreleased Jim Morrison song is used by Perry Farrell’s Satellite Party to publicize the dangers of Global Warming

During his lifetime, Jim Morrison most probably never heard or talked about Global Warming, however, one of his unreleased songs was used decades after his untimely demise by Perry Farrell’s project Satellite Party to publicize the dangers of it

How did Jim Morrison got busted in Las Vegas and escaped a last minute "private" off-duty cop meeting
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How did Jim Morrison got busted in Las Vegas and escaped a last minute “private” off-duty cop meeting

Jim Morrison was one of the most controversial Rock Stars of all time. During his short life that ended at 27, he was arrested 7 times, 5 of those happened during The Doors most successful years, including the one time in Las Vegas on this day in 1968