Today (February 12) would have been Ray Manzarek’s 79th 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.
Robby Krieger of the Doors boasts one of the most distinctive guitar sounds of the rock era, a style that encompasses rock, jazz, blues and Latin American influences. In honor of his birthday (1/8), we bring you his own explanation on how he found his unique sound.
Classic Rock and Alternative Rock gods joined forces on stage at The Museum of Pop Culture's Founders Award event honoring The Doors. Nirvana's Krist Novoselic strapped on his accordion and played "Light My Fire" with The Doors' Robby Krieger and John Densmore. Alice In Chains guitarist, Jerry Cantrell joined Krieger for "Love Her Madly".
In 2017, there certainly wasn’t a shortage of great reissues and box sets up for grabs. As we wind down 2017 and head into the New Year, here are the seven reissues/box sets from this year that we think are must-owns.