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Tag Archives: The Doors
Poetic Memory: Barbarian (List)
San Diego’s Barbarian are winding up their month-long Soda Bar residency. Continue reading…
Live Review & Photos: Takahashi, Lyon Crowns, and Gloomsday at the Soda Bar, September 20, 2012
For being such a new band, Takahashi sure does know how to pack a house. Continue reading…
Review: Ray Manzarek; February 28, 2010; Anthology, San Diego
Itâ€™s been almost forty years since The Doors lit anybodyâ€™s fire, but keyboardist Ray Manzarek has devoted most of his time since then to keeping the flames burning.
Following Jim Morrisonâ€™s death in 1971, Manzarek and the other surviving members put out two studio albums under the Doors moniker before finally disbanding. Over the years, Manzarek and guitarist Robbie Krieger have reunited under a variety of names, including The Doors of the 21st Century and Riders on the Storm. And, when Manzarek isnâ€™t performing alongside his longtime band mate, he plays gigs with blues guitarist Roy Rogers. Continue reading
Interview: Ray Manzarek
For music fans young and old, Ray Manzarek needs little introduction. In the late 60s, Manzarek co-founded and played keyboards in The Doors, who to this day remain one of rock and roll’s most influential bands. He’s written novels, directed films, and, at the age of 71, he’s still cooler than you are.
Manzarek’s salad days are the subject of the upcoming, award-winning documentary When You’re Strange, and, on February 28th, he’ll be bringing his roadhouse blues to San Diego for a gig at Anthology.
We sat down with Manzarek to discuss everything from fine wine to YouTube, and from Iggy Pop to Weird Al. Continue reading