Morrison

…'Well it's a marvelous night for a moon dance'….. Van Morrison is celebrating his 73rd birthday today. Van's career started in the late 50's when he played various instruments in show bands around Ireland. He the decided Rock music was more his calling and had the a hit with the song "Gloria" though some radio […]

Happy Birthday to Van Morrison, born on 31st August 1945, Northern Irish singer, songwriter and musician who with Them, had the 1965 UK No.2 single 'Here Comes The Night', solo, 1970 album 'Moondance', plus over 15 other UK Top 40 albums. He has received six Grammy Awards, the 1994 Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to […]

On August 10th, 1970 the trial of Jim Morrison officially started at the Dade County Courthouse in Miami, FL. It was Case No. 69-2355 “State Of Florida vs. James Douglas Morrison”. The trial which lasted until October made national news and many people, including Jim, the band members, and legal attorneys on both sides of […]

3rd July 1971, American singer, songwriter and poet, Jim Morrison of The Doors was found dead in a bathtub in Paris, France, the cause of death was given as a heart attack. He co-wrote some of the group’s biggest hits, including ‘Light My Fire’, ‘Love Me Two Times’, and ‘Love Her Madly.’ On the 25th […]

On Feb 9, 1970, The Doors released their 5th LP titled “Morrison Hotel”. Morrison Hotel consists of music recorded between August 1966 and November 1969. The cover photo was taken at the actual Morrison Hotel located at 1246 South Hope Street in Los Angeles by the legendary photographer Henry Diltz. The band asked the owners […]

8th Dec 1943, Born on this day, Jim Morrison singer and lyricist with The Doors who had the 1967 US No.1 single ‘Light My Fire’ and 1971 single ‘Riders On The Storm’. Due to his wild personality and performances, he is regarded by some people as one of the most iconic, charismatic and pioneering frontmen […]

You have all heard of the time that The Doors / Jim Morrison pissed of Ed Sullivan by not changing the lyrics in “Light My Fire” when they appeared on his show. That wasn’t the first time that had happened. Buddy Holly did it, and n Nov. 20, 1955, Bo Diddley did it. Bo was […]


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