Ray, I felt totally in sync with you musically ... It was like we were of one mind, holding down the foundation for Robby and Jim to float on top of.
Jim was one of those kamikazes who had creativity and self-destruction in the same package, damn it ... That's what I love about him.More quotes »
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RAY Manzarek, who died last month, was the keyboard player with The Doors, doing every bit as much to shape the band’s dark, psychedelic sound as its charismatic lead singer Jim Morrison. In the six years after the band formed in 1965, Manzarek and Morri from The Lancashire Telegraph Read more »
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Ray Manzarek, second from right, flanked by his fellow band members Jim Morrison, far right, John Densmore, far left, and Robbie Kreiger. Contributed KEYBOARD player and songwriter Ray Manzarek was a founding member of the Doors, the Los Angeles group wh from Gladstone Observer Read more »
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