I thought “We Want the World: Jim Morrison, The Living Theatre and the FBI” by Daveth Milton was going to be a sensationalized and/or a conspiracy theory that pops up on the fringes of fandom, but it wasn’t. I found “We Want the World” to be an insightful look at what a lot of Doors fans think they know a lot about Jim Morrison’s performance at the Dinner Key Auditorium on March 1, 1969, and how Morrison was influenced by the Living Theatre and tried to bring their tactics to a mass audience…Continue
Added by Jim Cherry on June 7, 2012 at 5:52pm — No Comments
Jim Morrison has been dead just over forty years, The Doors haven’t existed as a band since 1973, yet The Doors are still a relevant and a vibrant presence today. Their songs still get extensive airplay on classic rock stations and since 2007, The Doors have been thinking of their legacy and their place in the future and have been taking steps to insure that legacy and legend, although some would argue Jim Morrison has insured The Doors appeal into the future. The Doors have released their…Continue
Added by Jim Cherry on June 3, 2012 at 6:32pm — No Comments
Four years ago yesterday the world lost one of the innovators, if not one of the creators of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Bo Diddly. Diddly influenced everyone from Buddy Holly, the Rolling Stones, The Animals, Jimi Hendrix, and The Doors.
Born December 30, 1928, as Ellas Otha Bates, he later recorded and wrote songs as Ellas McDaniel. Like many of the famous bluesmen he was born in Mississippi and moved to Chicago as a child where as a member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church he learned to play the…Continue
Added by Jim Cherry on June 3, 2012 at 6:29pm — No Comments