Jim Morrison

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James Douglas "Jim" Morrison (December 8, 1943 – July 3, 1971) was an American singer-songwriter and poet, best remembered as the lead singer of Los Angeles rock band The Doors. Following The Doors' explosive rise to fame in 1967, Morrison developed a severe alcohol and drug dependency that culminated in his death at the age of 27 in Paris. He is alleged to have died of a heroin ... more »

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  • ''The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.''
    Jim Morrison (1943-1971), U.S. rock musician. Quoted in Andrew Doe and John Tobler, In Their Own Words: The Doors, ch. 1 (1988).
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  • William Brannon William Brannon (5/31/2013 9:46:00 PM)

    Morrison was a brilliant soul, ahead of his time, misunderstood.

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