Jim Morrison, whose real name was James Douglas Morrison, was the lead singer of “The Doors” rock band.
Jim Morrison is one of the most famous and influential frontmen in rock history by music critics and fans due to his crazy personality, poetic lyrics, unique voice, unpredictable and erratic performances, and the dramatic circumstances surrounding his life and early death.
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The only location for die-hard Jim Morrison devotees was Paris on Saturday (July 3).
The followers of Morrison came from all over the globe arrived at the cemetery of Pére-Lachaise in eastern Paris. A lot of people brought candles, photos, or sticks of incense near his tomb while police were watching.
“Jim and The Doors have been heroes of ours since we were kids. It’s an honour to be here and celebrate the 50th anniversary of his death today,” said Dutuar Platzek. A 50-year-old fan of “The Doors”
Known for his dark lyrics, wavy locks, pants of leather, steely glare, and presence on the stage. He drove “The Doors” to several hits, among them is Light My Fire, Hi I Love You, Touch Me, and Storm Riders. His final album with The Doors, “L.A. Woman,” was released in 1971, and he settled in Paris shortly after.
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On July 3, 1971, he was found dead in his bathtub. No autopsy was done, and stories of his death are contradictory.
Jim Morrison was one of the numerous rock artists who died at the age of 27 – including Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, and Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones who joined the 27 clubs.