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RIP Ray Manzarek

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by ifilus, May 20, 2013.

  1. ifilus

    ifilus Well-Known Member

    Ray Manzarek -- who co-founded "The Doors" with Jim Morrison in 1965 and played keyboard -- has died, this according to the band's official Facebook page.

    Manzarek was 74.

    According to the website, Manzarek passed away today at the RoMed Clinic in Rosenheim, Germany after a lengthy battle with bile duct cancer.

  2. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Morrison/Manzarek was always considered the classic art/commerce duality. But Manzarek created much of the Doors' sound, and was among the best if not the best farsifa organist during the 1960s. R.I.P.
  3. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    Produced the first few X albums, too.

    Damn. I'm not a Doors fan in general, but he was terrific. RIP.
  4. cyclingwriter

    cyclingwriter Active Member

    played college basketball at DePaul, or at least was on the team.
  5. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    Would the appropriate one-column headline for his obit be THE END
  6. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    or This is the end , beautiful friend.
  7. Machine Head

    Machine Head Well-Known Member

    Billy Zoom. Great rock name. The wide stance and smile.

  8. Oscar Gamble

    Oscar Gamble New Member

    Ray Manzarek-The Story of Riders on the Storm

  9. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Not dead.

  10. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    'Course, the hoax is a hoax.
  11. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    Neither is Jim Morrison.
  12. cyclingwriter

    cyclingwriter Active Member

    that's meta
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