Today with the tragic passing of Amy Winehouse, she forever joins an amazing group of musicians that died at the tender age of 27. Here is a rundown of the most famous members of “The Forever 27 Club”. Click on the links for the story about their death.
Pamela Courson was Jim Morrison’s long-term companion having dated him from when she met him in 1965 until she found him dead in a bathtub on July 3, 1971 in France. On April 25, 1974, less than three years after the death of Jim Morrison, Courson herself died of a heroin overdose on the living room couch at this Los Angeles apartment.
We recently found a cool The Beatles + Oasis album “cover” mash up. Well here is another cool one from the same site…The Doors – “The Best Of” + Nirvana – “Nevermind”
Jim Morrison had several brushes with the law throughout his life. Having been arrested at least six times, here’s a breakdown of Jim’s extensive rap sheet..
In my opinion these are the two best performances by an Actor portraying a Musician. They both make you forget that they are actually acting and that they actually are not Jim Morrison or Buddy Holly. They did an amazing job looking and and acting like the person they are portraying. Let us know who you think did a better job…
Here’s a photo of Jim Morrison performing with The Doors for the last time on December 12, 1970. It was at the show that keyboardist Ray Manzaek said, he felt Morrison ”leave the stage” even though Morrison was still standing in front of the microphone. When his spirit returned, Morrison smashed a hole through the stage with his microphone stand ending the concert early.
This album cover for The Doors second album, 1967’s “Strange Days” was a photo that Joel Brodsky took in a small residential street in New York City after Jim Morrison refused to be photographed for the cover.
The belt that Jim Morrison made famous live with The Doors and in many of his photo shoots is called a “concho belt.” A traditional concho belt is unique to the Zuni and the Diné (Navajo), the Pueblo tribes from the Southwestern United States.
On July 3, 1971, Jim Morrison died in the bathtub of this rented apartment on 17 Rue Beautreillis Paris, France 75004.
It’s amazing that most people do not know that when Jim Morrison sings Mr. Mojo Risin on “L.A. Woman” that he is using an anagram for his own name Jim Morrison.