Promote Your Attorney Profile on Law.net - Get Found / Earn More!
America’s Top Model Winner Denied Crown for Being Escort
America’s Top Model Winner Denied Crown for Being Escort
Britney Spears Unleashes Her Lawyers On Porn Star
Britney Spears Unleashes Her Lawyers On Porn Star
Joan Rivers’ Death Sparks Investigation into New York Facility
Joan Rivers’ Death Sparks Investigation into New York Facility
Physical Altercation with Paparazzi Leads to Justin Bieber’s Arrest
Physical Altercation with Paparazzi Leads to Justin Bieber’s Arr...
Job Listings

“Doors” Founder Ray Manzarek Dies

The founding member of “The Doors,” Ray Manzarek, died Monday, at the age of 74, after a long battle with bile duct cancer. He died surrounded by his wife Dorothy and his brothers at the RoMed Clinic in Rosenheim, Germany.

The Doors are of course one of the greatest bands to come out of L.A., and their songs include such classic rock hits as “L.A. Woman,” “Break On Through to the Other Side,” “Hello, I Love You,” and “Light My Fire.”

The two surviving band members spoke about the death of their friend and band mate. Drummer John Densmore said, “There was no keyboard player on the planet more appropriate to support Jim Morrison’s words. Ray, I felt totally in sync with you musically. It was like we were of one mind, holding down the foundation for Robby and Jim to float on top of. I will miss my musical brother.”

What

 job title, keywords

Where

 city, state, zip



Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!


Guitarist Robby Krieger made the statement that “Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison were the two most unusual people I have ever known. It didn’t take long to realize this about Jim. He was obviously a genius, and he worked hard at being different. Did a good job of it too. Ray on the other hand, was a late bloomer. I guess it took all of his [and our] energies to keep Jim in line. The real Ray didn’t appear until after Jim was gone. He was constantly doing projects with different people, producing, playing with different poets. He always saw the good side of people, and that was his genius. He was the only guy at UCLA that saw something good about Jim. Everyone else thought of Jim as a phony or worse. He saw the genius of Jim’s words and the rest is history. Ray sure did influence my life, and I hope yours to. I’ll always be grateful to John for introducing me to Ray and Jim, and I’ll never forget them.”

His family is asking instead of flowers that interested fans should donate in Ray’s name to Standup2cancer.org.

“Doors” Founder Ray Manzarek Dies by

  • Brandt Hardin

    Ray’s playing was a staple of The Doors. He’ll certainly be missed after such a long and fruitful career helping to create such haunting music. The Doors’ songs opened my mind to other realms of possibilities and cleansed my perception. I paid tribute to Ray when I heard of his passing by creating a new portrait of him and some melting doors. Drop by and let me know how The Doors influenced you too.

Tagged: , , , ,

Daniel June Posted by on May 21, 2013. Filed under Celebrity News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
Assistant Counsel
USA-CA-El Centro

The Imperial Irrigation District a public utility located in southeastern CA is seeking an Assistant Counsel, Energy to assist in the administration of District legal matters and provide legal advice ...