The DOORS – ” When the Music’s Over ” LIVE-BOWL-1968 HD

Posted: July 3, 2015 in MUSIC
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Jim Morrison (December 8th,1943 – July 3rd,1971)
Today we remeber the singer of the legendary The Doors, the brilliant rock poet and the “Lizard King”. Left us on this day (July 3rd) in 1971: Jim Morrison (heart failure due to acute respiratory distress, age 27), best remembered as the legendary & influential lead singer & lyricist for iconic Los Angeles psych-rock band, The Doors; he was well known for his deep, sonorous voice, with which he sang & intoned his highly poetic lyrics, often improvising spoken word poetry passages while the band played live; due to his wild personality & performances, he is regarded by critics & fans as one of rock’s most charismatic & pioneering frontmen; in life & in death, he exemplied all that is both great & excessive about the art form; the disturbing, image-rich poeticism of his lyrics, supported by the band’s swirling psychedelia, have assured him continuing icon status, while his theatrical shock tactics & nihilistic angst influenced countless imitators; Rolling Stone ranked Jim #47 on their list of ‘The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time’ & he place #22 on ‘Classic Rock’ magazine’s ’50 Greatest Singers In Rock’; The Doors were inducted into the R&R Hall of Fame in 1993…

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