New Wave director Agnès Varda died yesterday at the age of 90 taking with her what was certainly priceless information about Jim Morrison’s time and death in Paris.
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Read on Paris Match (in French)
In 2013, the Council of Paris already voted favorably on naming a “public square, street or cultural institution” after Morrison. Five years later, turns out Jim gets a public square.
In March 1971, Jim Morrison lead singer of The Doors left his life in Los Angeles behind and joined his girlfriend Pamela Courson in Paris to write poetry. Four months later he was dead. Paris, 1971 is a dream-like meditative journey, imaginatively recounting his last days and interment at the mythic Père Lachaise cemetery.
Michel Embareck will present his new novel, “Jim Morrison et le Diable boiteux”, tonight at the Librairie de Paris
Actuellement en kiosk : hors-série inédit Les Inrocks Entre 1965 et 1971, au milieu d’une scène musicale bouillonnante, les Doors ont écrit une des pages les plus denses et les plus fulgurantes de l’histoire du rock. En une poignée d’albums, le quatuor californien a inventé une musique unique, entre blues et psychédélisme, menée par la... Continue Reading →
tl;dr https://twitter.com/DoorsExaminer/status/785274606877892612?lang=en Yesterday I read some really bummer news regarding our friend, Jim Cherry, writer for the Doors Examiner, that I would like to bring to your attention. He recently learned that he’s on the verge of losing not only his publishing platform, but also his subscriber list. Please take the time to read his... Continue Reading →
Doors tribute gig Doors tribute band Waiting For The Doors is playing this Friday, May 20, at Pacific Rock, 13 rue Francis Combe, 95000 Cergy. The guest band is Nobody’s Cult. Full details https://www.facebook.com/waitingforthedoors/posts/1012888555457279 Facebook event | Pacific Rock website Nobody’s Cult https://www.facebook.com/nobodyscult/posts/1430762773616259 Pacific Rock Pacific Rock website | Facebook Featured photo: Pacific Rock Facebook page