Tag Archives: The Doors

Through the Looking Glass: Artists That Died Too Young

There are three things synonomous with Rock and Roll stardom: sex, drugs, and premature entry to the Great Gig in the Sky. Over the course of modern music history, early deaths have robbed the world of countless world changing pieces … Continue reading

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Through the Decades: Rock Icons that Died Before Their Time

In a world of alcohol, drugs, accidents and suicides, being a rock star is not necessarily as easy as it looks. In the wake of Amy Winehouse’s death, we are reminded that many stars passed before her, and unless major … Continue reading

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Colbert Incites Battle Between Alt-Rock Grammy Nominees

Tuesday night’s episode of The Colbert Report was punctuated by the unexpected appearance of three alt-rock demigods: Ezra Koenig, the well-groomed lead singer and guitarist of Vampire Weekend, and Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney, the sole members of The Black … Continue reading

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Jim Morrison Receives Pardon for Exposure

A proposed posthumous pardon for The Doors singer Jim Morrison was approved on Thursday by Florida’s clemency board.  Morrison’s conviction occurred more than 40 years ago after a 1969 concert where he allegedly exposed himself and simulated masturbation.

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Jim Morrison May Receive a Postmortem Pardon for His Infamous Indecency

When you’re strange, death won’t stop the weirdness, it seems.  Florida governor Charlie Crist announced on Tuesday that he will officially submit Jim Morrison’s name to his state’s clemency board in hopes of securing a pardon.  Morrison, lead singer of … Continue reading

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