Jim Morrison

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  • Biography of Jim Morrison

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    Jim Morrison remains one of the most popular and influential singers and writers in rock history; they became famous on the classic rock radio stations. To this day, he is widely regarded as the prototypical rock star: sexy, scandalous, and mysterious. Morrison's performances have influenced many, including Richard Ashcroft, Nick Cave, Patti Smith, Glenn Danzig, Ian Curtis, David Gahan, Henry Rollins, Ian Astbury, Perry Farrell, Scott Weiland, Trent Reznor, Eddie Vedder, Jude Rawlins, Ville Valo

  • Jim Morrison Essay examples

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    I don't quite recall when I first heard a Doors' song, but I could safely assume that it was Jim Morrison wailing the tune "Light My Fire" or "Break on Through". After all, these two anthems are the foundations upon which the Doors' legend was built, and to this day remain the band's gems. But as I have come to learn through the years of reading about and scouring over regurgitated bits of information of this group is that they are so much more than a member of the genre of those

  • Jim Morrison Research Paper

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    one in five. No one here gets out alive” (The Doors, 1968, Waiting for the Sun, Track 11) The final days of Jim Morrison’s life would be spent here in Paris with Pam Courson. While The Doors, L.A. Woman record was selling better than any previous Doors album Jim was searching for his creative spark again, only to find it wasn’t quite what he expected it to be. Before moving to Paris, Jim quit the band, many believe he had the intention of returning after finding his creative roots again, but there

  • Essay about Jim Morrison; From Boy To Legend

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    Jim Morrison; From Boy to Legend "hope is just a word      when you think in           Table Cloths Laughter will not end      her funny feeling      or assuage our           strange desire Children will be born"                 &n

  • Jim Morrison

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    2014 James Douglas Morrison The most legendary man to live mainly people know him as Jim Morrison or Lizard King, known for his unique music and writings. Considered as a sex icon in the 60’s due to his charismatic character and giving birth to rock in roll. James Douglas Morrison, an American Poet, filmmaker & lead singer for The Doors, was influenced by philosophers and poet’s views on aesthetics and morality mainly portrayed in Fredriech Nietzsche’s work. Jim Morrison was born on December

  • The Doors Biography Essays

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    with most of the focus on Jim Morrison. His looks and talents clearly tell why. Jim was well aware that the magic of The Doors could never have happened without the fortunate talents of John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison. Robby Krieger, for example, wrote lyrics and music that sounded a lot like Morrison's work, such songs as "Light My Fire," "Love Me Two Times," and "Love Her Madly." There are many that think Jim was the only creative poet

  • "The Lizard King", Jim Morrison

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    Stephen Devine Eng 102 D Fall, 06 The Lizard King: Jim Morrison “There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors.” Jim Morrison was an American poet who played a major role in the revolution of rock music in the U.S. throughout the late sixties and part of the seventies. His music has influenced millions and changed the way that people looked at rock as a whole. His poetry, often written under the influence of mind-altering substances captured

  • Analysis Of The Book ' The 27 Club '

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    in the preimage of 27, whose members include: Amy Winehouse, Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison. But this club is known for its musicians and not its poets. One of these poets is James Douglas “Jim” Morrison, lead singer and songwriter for the rock band, The Doors. Morrison’s poet life was hidden behind the facade of being the king of an explosive form of rock. For fans who looked hard enough, Morrison truly was only the poet who he strived to be, when writing his music. In between the arrests

  • Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

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    of the poems typed out. Reading the words, I moved my lips in unison with the calm voice over the speakers of James Morrison. As the album ended I felt a level of creativity that I had never experienced Never before had I encountered words expressed so creatively with a delicate touch. I began to study more of the writings of James Douglas Morrison also known as Jim Morrison of The Doors. With a unique style of writing he had that I was

  • The Doors: The Band Of The 1960s

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    vocalist that was dynamite – Jim Morrison. Like other such vocalists unfortunately in time Morrison discovered what it was like to climb to the top of the pedestal only to come tumbling down the hard way. He pushed himself to the limit mixing drugs with alcohol and hard living. Six years passed from the time of the formation of the band in 1966 to the death of Morrison in 1971. During that time they released six studio albums. The Doors consisted of vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek