Jim Morrison and keyboardist Ray Manzarek of The Doors in 1968. Redferns

Jim Shorts

Jim Morrison liked to brag about his fast-lane lifestyle. “I’m gonna get my kicks before the whole s – – thouse goes up in flames,” he was fond of saying.

Turns out his body was the s – – thouse. And like an arsonist in leather pants, he burned it to the last cinder, a spectacle that nobody close to him enjoyed watching.