Ray Manzarek Recalls How The Doors Got Fired From The Whisky A Go Go

Today would have been Ray Manzarek’s 77th birthday, and while the legendary keyboardist and founding member of The Doors may be gone, he’s certainly not forgotten and neither are those crazy tales of The Doors coming up through the 60s L.A. rock scene.

Check out this clip of Manzarek recalling the moment that led to The Doors being fired from being the house band at The Whisky A Go Go.  The way he tells the story makes you feel like you’re there.



Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock reporter who never leaves home without her iPod, because to her, there’s something very comforting about carrying around every piece of music she’s ever owned in her life.