Robby Krieger

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  • The Doors Biography Essays

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    of creative energy, 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

  • The Ethical Use Of Anabolic Steroids In Sports

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    Every athlete has wished they could jump a little higher, swim a little longer and run a little faster. Throughout the history of sport there have been accounts of chemical enhancements taken by athletes to give them this advantage. This has developed more as time has taken its grasp on modern medicinal practices. People try to obey the laws of a pure sport, yet there seems to be an increasing margin of those who “dope” and get away with it and the small group those that does not, how does this still

  • Dreamgirls: A Feast for the Ears and Soul

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    Dreamgirls: A Feast for the Ears and Soul There are many great musicals that the world has ever seen in the past years. Some have often brought us to tears while some may have brought to us to a world far beyond our imagination’s reach. In a world where television and the internet have often given us too many options to choose from as a form of entertainment, the soul and level of perfection still brought about by the broad way musicals are still one of the best for some of us. When talking about

  • Similarities Between Forbidden Planet And The Tempest

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    Tugba Dilara Erarslan 31.12.2016 Extra Credit Assignment Forbidden Planet as Adaptation of William Shakespeare's The Tempest Forbidden Planet is a 1956 American science fiction film which is centered on a starship crew that goes to survey a planet (Altair IV) only to find two survivors and to see the destruction of the planet at the end. This movie is of great significance primarily because it happens to be an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s famous play The Tempest

  • The Doors: The Band Of The 1960s

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    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, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore. Their debut album simply titled The Doors was

  • Jim Morrison

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    Joseph S. Ms. Whitten English 4/Period #1 3 Mar. 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

  • "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

  • Psychedelic Rock : The Defining Music Genre Of The 1960 ' S

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    Psychedelic Rock: The Defining Music Genre of the 1960’s “Through all of history, mankind has put psychedelic substances to use. Those substances exist to put you in touch with spirits beyond yourself, with the creator, with the creative impulse of the planet.” says Ray Manzarek, a member of the psychedelic band the Doors. The mid-to-late 60s marked a point when drugs were commonplace throughout life, and music was one of them. Psychedelic rock was often underground and was outshined by the previous

  • Historical Significance of Eleanor Rigby

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    Overview A song by Beatles, Eleanor Rigby was released simultaneously on the album Revolver in the year 1966 as well as on a 45 rpm single. Primarily, the song was written by Paul McCartney and was dedicated to Lennon McCartney (Miles, 1997). George Martin did a great job at making a string quartet arrangement. The striking lyrics about loneliness along with the arrangement transformed the kind of songs from what were mostly pop-oriented to the kind that were studio-based. There is no second opinion