What the picture shows-Two couples in the backseat of a car smiling broadly. The couples are Ray Manzarek and Dorothy Fujikawa, and Jim Morrison and Pam Courson. Ray and Dorothy just got married, at the Los Angeles courthouse, it’s December 21st, 1967.
What the picture doesn’t show- That it’s been a successful year for Manzarek and Morrison. In January of ‘67, their first album, “The Doors” was released and in the interim they’ve had a hit song in “Light My Fire,” they’ve controversially appeared on the Ed Sullivan show, and because of the hit record status of “Light My Fire” each member of The Doors have received $50,000.
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