The Jim Morrison Project is an audio & visual anthology detailing the life of Jim Morrison through his poetry, film work, artwork, spoken word & music with The Doors.
The Pittsburgh Public Theater's 40th anniversary 'Season of Legends' will present the world premiere of L'Hotel—written by Broadway veteran Ed Dixon and directed by Pittsburgh's producing artistic director Ted Pappas—to begin Nov. 13 at the O'Reilly Theater (621 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA).
Fans of The Doors, rejoice and then make a calendar reminder for November 11 after you cream in your pantalonis. Why is November 11 a significant date for Doors fans?
The iconic singer-songwriter and poet Jim Morrison changed the face of the American music scene forever. As the frontman of The Doors, one of the most influential rock 'n roll acts the world has ever seen, Morrison was a pioneer in obliterating the boundaries that attempted to define rock music. In an interview roughly 40 years old, Morrison hypothesized the future of music:
…it might rely heavily on electronics, tapes. I can kind of envision one person with a lot of machines, tapes and electronics set up singing or speaking and using machines.
The Doors On The Road
by Greg Shaw provides a comprehensive timeline of live performances, reviews of the shows, stage antics of the performers, gossip related to the events, and recording sessions.
Rick and the Ravens had a contract with World Pacific. They'd tried to get a couple singles out, but nothing happened. They still had a contract to do a few sides, and we'd gotten together by then, so we went in and cut six sides in about three hours. At that time, Robby wasn't in the band, but John was. He was drumming, Ray was on piano, I was singing, and Ray's brothers played harp and guitar… and there was a girl bass player—I can't remember her name.