January 4 Declared The Day Of The Doors In Los Angeles - Noise11.com
The Doors

January 4 Declared The Day Of The Doors In Los Angeles

by Paul Cashmere on January 6, 2017

in News

The Doors surviving members Robby Krieger and John Densmore reunited as Venice declared January 4 as The Day Of The Doors in honour of the band.

“We started right here in Venice and we are ending up right here in Venice,” Robby Krieger told Associated Press.

Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger and John Densmore formed The Doors in Venice, California in 1965. The band’s self-titled debut album was released on January 4, 1967, exactly 50 years ago this week.

“The ocean is just right out there and that is where Jim got the idea to write ‘Moonlight Drive’,” John Densmore said.

The City of Los Angeles has resolved to make January 4 The Day of The Doors. “I bet if Jim were here he would have dug it. He would be proud,” Robby said.

“I am sure Ray would have loved it. He was always working the band,” John added.

Noise11.com
The X Studio

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Black Sabbath To Release Singles Box

Despite a run of legendary hit singles in the 1970s, Black Sabbath and the seven-inch single format didn't always sit well together.

3 days ago
Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul McCartney Pays Tribute To Late Wife Linda

Linda Eastman was already a successful celebrity photographer when she met Paul McCartney in May 1967 at London's Bag O'Nails Club. A year later, they got together again while Paul and John Lennon were in New York to inaugurate Apple Records.

3 days ago
Kenney Jones Let The Good Times Roll
Kenney Jones Has Written His Autobiography

Kenney Jones will release his new autobiography, Let the Good Times Roll: My Life In the Small Faces, the Faces and The Who, on May 31 via Blink Publishing.

4 days ago
Nick Mason
Nick Mason Forms Supergroup With Gary Kemp To Perform Music of Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason is not letting the early music of his band get overshadowed by their later blockbusters.

4 days ago
Eric Clapton Life In 12 Bars
Eric Clapton Life In 12 Bars Soundtrack Due In June

June 8th sees the release of the complementary OST to the new Eric Clapton documentary, Life In 12 Bars. From Showtime Documentary Films and directed by Oscar-winner, Lili Fini Zanuck, the film takes an unflinching and deeply personal look into the life of the legendary 18-time Grammy Award winning guitarist and multi-million selling recording artist.

April 14, 2018
Staples Singers
R.I.P. Yvonne Staples of the Staple Singers 1939-2018

Yvonne Staples, one of the five members of the gospel and R&B greats The Staple Singers, has died at her home in South Shore, IL at the age of 80.

April 11, 2018
Yoko Ono. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Police Search For Woman Who Stole Yoko Ono’s Rock

It appears a woman might be breaking rocks in prison just for stealing one.

April 9, 2018