Jim Morrison (1943 -1971) was an American singer, songwriter and poet, who was the lead vocalist of the rock band the Doors.
Morrison’s wild personality, poetic lyrics, distinctive voice, unpredictable and erratic performances, and the dramatic circumstances surrounding his life and early deathhas contributed to his iconic standing.
Morrison is regarded by music critics and fans as one of the most iconic and influential frontmen in rock history.
Since Morrison’s death, his fame has endured as one of popular culture’s most rebellious and oft-displayed icons, representing the generation gap and youth counterculture.
Together with pianist Ray Manzarek, Morrison co-founded the Doors during the summer of 1965 in Venice, California.
The band spent two years in obscurity until shooting to prominence with their number-one single in the United States, “Light My Fire”, taken from their self-titled debut album.
Morrison recorded a total of six studio albums with the Doors, all…
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