Jim Morrison of The Doors died in July 1971 of an alleged heroin overdose in Paris. Pensacola News Journal

Official: Move Jim Morrison's Remains Back to Melbourne

MELBOURNE — The president of the Brevard Hall of Fame wants to move Jim Morrison's remains from his Paris gravesite to Melbourne, the birthplace of the controversial, magnetic "Lizard King" lead singer of The Doors.

by Rick Neale, FLORIDA TODAY
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Why Jim Morrison Got Arrested Onstage in New Haven

Jim Morrison was one of the most mythologized and romanticized figures in rock history. A deep-seated anti-authoritarian streak repeatedly landed him in trouble, eventually earning the Doors frontman the dubious distinction of being the first-ever rock star to be arrested onstage – as far as we know.

by Sterling Whitaker

That Time When Jimi Hendrix Jammed With Jim Morrison. Too Bad It Sucked.

You’d think it would have been a dream pairing—two legends, both lost to us young, turning up on stage together, and by sheer stroke of fate, it was recorded. Had those two legends been Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin, or hell, even Jimi Hendrix and Mama Cass, SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY. But no, it was Jimi Hendrix and the drunken clod Jim Morrison.

by Ron Kretsch