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44 Years Ago: Jim Morrison Plays Final Show With the Doors

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Jim Morrison was already in a headlong downward spiral by the time he performed his final show with the Doors.

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47 Years Ago: Jim Morrison of the Doors Maced and Arrested in New Haven

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Doors frontman Jim Morrison was arrested and maced at a concert on Dec. 9, 1967

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45 Years Ago: Jim Morrison Arrested in Arizona

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A delayed flight leads to big trouble for the Doors frontman.

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Marianne Faithfull Knows Who Killed Jim Morrison

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Marianne Faithfull was in Paris on the night Jim Morrison died of a drug overdose.

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Jim Morrison’s Arrest History

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Jim Morrison’s iconic status in the history of rock is hard to dispute. But what goes along with his role as lead singer and primary lyricist for the Doors is his bad boy image – especially when it comes it his run-ins with the law. That’s not to say

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45 Years Ago: Jim Morrison Turns Himself in to the FBI

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Jim Morrison surrendered to the FBI on charges relating to the Doors' infamous Miami concert on April 4, 1969.

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The Doors’ Jim Morrison Gets the Setlist Wrong – Real-Life ‘Spinal Tap’ Stories

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One of the reasons why 'This is Spinal Tap' continues to resonate is because it's not only heavy metal groups on the downside of their career that experience real-life 'Spinal Tap' stories, but also bands that are trying to make a name for themselves on the road to classic rock immortality. Years before the brain trust behind the movie even came up with the concept, the Doors had a moment that could found its way into the script. 

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How Jim Morrison Inspired Matthew McConaughey’s ‘Dazed and Confused’ Catchphrase

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For years now, the easiest way to do a Matthew McConaughey impression has been to imitate his 'Dazed and Confused' character, David Wooderson, by saying "Alright, alright, alright" in a goofy Southern drawl -- something McConaughey himself acknowledged when he uttered those magic words while picking up his Oscar and Golden Globe awards for 'Dallas Buyers Club.' And as it turns out, we have Doors frontman Jim Morrison to thank for all of it.

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45 Years Ago: Jim Morrison of the Doors Allegedly Exposes Himself on Stage

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Did he or didn't he? The late Doors frontman Jim Morrison was charged with exposing himself before a stunned audience in Florida on March 1, 1969, though he vehemently denied the allegation. Bandmate Robby Krieger still says that no photographic evidences exists to prove it.

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Jim Morrison’s Apartment Furnishings for Sale

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Well, here's something interesting for Doors fans: According to a recent Craiglist posting, the owner of the Los Angeles building that's said to be Jim Morrison's last known U.S. residence is selling furnishings from his apartment.

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