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  • Jim Morrison
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    I don't quite recall when I first heard a Doors's ong, but I could safely assume that it was Jim Morrison wailing the tune 'Light My Fire' or 'Break on Through'. After all, these two anthems are the foundations upon which the Doors' legend was built, and to this day remain the band's gems. But as I have come to learn through the years of reading about and scouring over regurgitated bits of information of this group is that they are so much more than a member of the genre of those 1960's bands wh...
  • Jim Morrison
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    The song "Your Lost Little Girl" was a metaphorical symbolism for everything Morrison believed in. It reflects Jim's terrible disposition for authority and his goal to show people the way to freedom. He believed that to accept authority was to become authority. His excessive drug use and drinking fueled him to write some of the most original and visionary music ever. It also led him to a mind state that left some people thinking him insane and others thinking him a god. James Douglas Morrison wa...
  • Crowd Like Jim Morrison
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    James Douglas Morrison born on December 8th, 1943, near Cape Kennedy in Melbourne, Florida. He was the son of Steve, a naval officer, and Clara, a good time party girl. Jim's life as a child consisted of living with his mother at his Father's parents for two years while his dad was away in the navy, and then beginning the typical military lifestyle of continuously moving. Once when traveling on a highway they came upon a car wreck with a bunch of Native Americans. Jim wanted to stop and help, he...
  • Once Young And Innocent Jim Morrison
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    Jim Morrison " The Doors. There's the known, and there's the unknown. And what separates the two is the door, and that's what I want to be. Ahh I wanna be th " door... ". - Jim Morrison Jim Morrison is often thought of as a drunken musician and, an addict and, to many, another 'doped up' rock star. These negative opinions project a large shadow on the many positive aspects of this great poet. Jim's music was influenced heavily by many famous authors. One must cast aside their ignorance, look beh...
  • Most Poetic Band
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    "When the music's over... ". : The Story Behind the Most Eloquent Band In History, The Doors by Jesse World Literature, Period 512/9/98 "There are things known, and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception". -William Blake, author If you ask anyone with good taste in music, who the most unique and influential band of the late '60's and early 70's is, they " re bound to say The Doors. In a time of flourishing culture and heavy exploration of "mind-expanding" drugs, The...
  • Sixties And Jim Morrison
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    Jim Morrison's life is full of twists and turns. Yet, despite this he still managed to keep control of himself to create well-organized works of music as well as his poems. His social life started out to be the safe variable and when he was on stage he let loose giving crazy shows for the audience. As his life went on his two lives began to blend into one big blunder where you could only see tiny specs of so-called order. As well as Jim's life, the time he lived in behaved the same way. Order in...
  • Jim Morrison Friends
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    Jim Morrison 'Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself- and especially to feel. Or not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to- letting a person be what he really is... Most people love you for who you pretend to be... To keep their love, you keep pretending- performing. You get to love your pretense... It's true, we " re locked in an image, an act- and the sad thing is, ...
  • Once Young And Innocent Jim Morrison
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    Jim Morrison; From Boy to Legend " hope is just a word when you think in Table Cloths Laughter will not end her funny feeling or assuage our strange desire Children will be born' Jim Morrison Jim Morrison is often thought of as a drunk musician. He is also portrayed to many as an addict and another 'doped up' rock star. These negative opinions project a large shadow on the many positive aspects of this great poet. Jim's music was influenced heavily by many famous authors. You must cast aside you...
  • Ray Manzarek And Jim Morrison
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    The Doors Biography From their beginnings during the summer of 1965 at Venice Beach, California, The Doors were a band of creative energy, with most of the focus on Jim Morrison. His looks and talents clearly tell why. Jim was well aware that the magic of The Doors could never have happened without the fortunate talents of John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison. Robby Krieger, for example, wrote lyrics and music that sounded a lot like Morrison's work, such songs as 'Light M...
  • Turbulent Years In America And Jim Morrison
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    jon censored in doe English 111-A March 13, 2001 The 1960's were turbulent years in America, and Jim Morrison created an image of himself that stretched the boundaries of popular culture and entertainment. He was the first musician to truly live the creed of the moment", sex drugs and rock and roll". Morrison's complicated lyrics, wild behavior, and personal charisma attracted many fans that worshipped him as a rock and roll icon. Morrision left them with a lot of great music and some very bad m...
  • Rimbaud And Jim Morrison
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    Metamorphose. An object is cut off from its name, habits, associations. Detached, it becomes only the thing, in and of itself. When this disintegration into pure existence is at last achieved, the object is free to become endlessly anything". Jim Morrison, from The Lords PART I The Sex Revolts (Harvard University Press, 1995), Reynolds' and Press' exciting book which looks at rock rebellion from the perspective of gender revolution, characterizes THE DOORS' creativity (1965-71) in terms of a "ph...
  • Jim Morrisons Fascination With Hallucinagenic Drugs
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    The Doors first album, The Doors, takes the listener on a journey through the doors of perception and invites the listener to experience through music, what Jim Morrison was fascinated with throughout his brief but dramatic career... Having never analyzed the music of the Doors before, I am extremely glad that I did. There is a wealth of information that lies through Jim Morrisons poetry that most people seem to miss. The music contained in this album is nothing short of fantastic, and combined ...
  • Jim Morrisons Music
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    Poet William Blake once said "If The Doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, infinite" (Gilmore 34). From this quote arose a band that even over 20 years after its disbanding still is played and remembered. The Doors started as a little garage band in California back in the early sixties. They were extremely popular due to their lead singer, Jim Morrison. Morrison himself was a real character. Morrison is considered by many critics a modern day poet. Others vi...
  • Jim Morrison
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    How exactly did James Douglas Morrison influence the music world today? An examination of James Douglas Morrison's music and books will be discussed here and how he influenced music today from his first hit song with The Doors to his last blues album. James Douglas Morrison was born on December 8, 1943 in Melbourne, Florida near Cape Canaveral. He led an unusual life from the start because at six months his father left only to return three years later in midsummer of 1946. His father, Steve Morr...
  • Jim Morrison
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    Jim Morrison was one of the first musical artists in American history to use rhetoric to induce social action. Having scored in the genius range on his IQ tests, Jim studied many different ways to manipulate the general population. He was intrigued about learning how to start riots and indulged heavily in the readings of Fredrick Nietzsche and Allen Ginsberg. Jim Morrison also was a spectacular poet and lyricist. He had a way with describing feelings of sadness, loneliness, and he also could als...

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