1st Muddy Fest rides into Centennial Park
Quad-Cities Online1st Muddy Fest rides into Centennial Park this weekendQuad-Cities OnlineThe two began jamming on blues together, and while at a meditation class, Mr. Krieger met keyboardist Ray Manzarek, according to his bio at themuddyfest.com. Mr. Manzarek eventually convinced Mr. Krieger to rehearse with a poet/singer he'd been working ...
Posted on 14 June 2017 | 7:30 pm
Val Kilmer Shares Rare Doors Movie Rehearsal
MovieWebVal Kilmer Shares Rare Doors Movie Rehearsal VideoMovieWebOliver Stone's The Doors received mixed reviews from critics and fans of the band upon its release in 1991, even the surviving band members were unhappy with the finished product. Doors members Robby Krieger, John Densmore, and Ray Manzarek were ...
Posted on 14 June 2017 | 4:45 pm
The Doors to release limited edition of
GigwiseThe Doors to release limited edition of Light My Fire | GigwiseGigwiseThe Doors' continued grip on popular culture shows absolutely no signs of abating with news that the band's classic 1967 single, 'Light My Fire', is set for a ...and more »
Posted on 5 June 2017 | 3:10 am
Sarasota schools embrace science-based
Sarasota Herald-TribuneSarasota schools embrace science-based reading curriculumSarasota Herald-TribuneNOKOMIS — Ray Manzarek, former keyboardist for The Doors, once wrote “In the beginning was the rhythm, but I had forgotten, and was waiting for the word.” In an educational discipline that traces its lineage directly to the transformational 1960s ...
Posted on 4 June 2017 | 8:55 am
Revisiting the Golden Age of Rock Billboards
KQEDRevisiting the Golden Age of Rock Billboards on the Sunset StripKQEDKrieger stops at an image of the four of them — Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore and himself — perched high on top of the billboard. “Oh yeah, they let us go up on top!” Krieger chuckles. “That would never happen today. But we hung out there ...
Posted on 4 June 2017 | 12:32 am
Rock on film: The good, the bad and The
April 5, 2015, 12:15 a.m.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 8:16 am
Punk pioneers X to play Belly Up Aspen
The songs of the storied punk band X are old, at this point, but they haven’t weakened with age. Tracks from their seminal 1980 debut such as “Los Angeles,” “Johnny Hit and Run Paulene” and the speed-punk cover of “Soul Kitchen” could easily be mistaken for new songs from one of the countless raw, poetically inclined rock acts that X has inspired over the decades.Unlike most of X’s ...
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 11:17 pm
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Will Be
R&B star's debut inducted along with 24 other albums.
Posted on 26 March 2015 | 3:43 pm
The Doors, Radiohead, Steve Martin among
Audio recordings running the gamut of the first album by the Doors to musical highlights from "Sesame Street" have been selected for inclusion in the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry. The registry is an archive of recordings with cultural, artists and historical significance. The library's National Recording Preservation Board selects 25 works each year to be added to the list ...
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 5:20 am
Library of Congress welcomes recordings by
With nods to the Doors, Sly & the Family Stone, the Righteous Brothers and Steve Martin, the latest selections to the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry have a decidedly California slant.
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 4:49 am
Music Review: Sydney Greenstreet Band
Gilbert Gottfried, Gallagher, musicians Mark Farner and Don Brewer of Grand Funk Railroad, Ian Hunter of Mott The Hoople, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals, political commentator Bill Press and hundreds of other personalities.
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 11:06 am
Doors tribute band lead singer to bring
He’s played with both Robby Krieger and Ray Manzarek. Peace Frog has played the Whisky a go-go, the House of Blues (L.A.), Caesars Palace, has appeared in a VH-1 production as well as international appearances. Fernandez is trying to raise $30,000 to ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 11:46 am
The E Street Band connection of the Ries
Oh, and he also sings. Kevin Ries, 16, plays guitar in the band. “My favorite band is the Doors and their keyboard player (Ray Manzarek) played bass on the keyboards, too,” Charlie said. “I took that idea and applied it to myself.” The guys have a ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 1:25 am
Daryl Hall & Amanda Aspinall Split:
The singer has interviewed fellow artists such as Joe Walsh, Rob Thomas, Darius Rucker as well as Ray Manzarek & Robbie Krieger of the legendary ’60s band The Doors. Daryl and John are still on the road touring as Hall & Oates. The duo’s 2015 dates ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 12:11 am
The Doors Drummer John Densmore On Late
I write about extreme adventure and those who do it. I've bobsledded with the Olympic team; piloted a super-boat at 140 mph; flown to 85,000 feet at Mach 2.6 in a MiG; skied to the South Pole and swam (sans wetsuit) at the North Pole; climbed the ...
Posted on 20 January 2015 | 8:00 am
Resolved Question: Jon Lord or Ray Manzarek
For those who do not know who Jon Lord was....pls dont reply...please go ro the music library and find out. Thank you
Posted on 18 November 2016 | 11:53 pm
Open Question: Where is ray manzarek buried?
Posted on 24 July 2013 | 6:12 am
Resolved Question: Anyone find any statement
Have I missed something here? I realize there was a legal falling out about a decade ago - but still, John spent a lot of years with The Doors - has anyone read or seen any statement by John over the death of Ray?
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 10:19 pm
Resolved Question: Which Doors song will
BQ: Which Doors song will best help me celebrate Ray's life?
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 4:02 pm
Resolved Question: What will you remember
I heard about it on the radio driving over to my parent's house earlier this evening. The Doors were and still are my all time favorite group. I've visited Jim Morrison's grave in Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris, France and read nearly all of the books by the band members and others. Ray Manzarek dead at age 74.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 12:59 pm