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Doors Documentaries Streaming Free for Jim Morrison’s Birthday

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Jim Morrison would have turned 70 on Dec. 8, and while it's impossible to imagine what he might have done over the past few decades if he hadn't passed away in 1971, he'd probably have Internet access if he were still alive -- which he could use to stream a trio of free Doors films from Qello.

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Black Friday Record Store Day 2013: Guide to Classic Rock Releases

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Limited edition rarities collections from Bob Dylan and the Doors are among the treasures that will await you at your local independent record store this year on "Black Friday."

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44 Years Ago: Jim Morrison Arrested in Arizona

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There's no denying that Doors singer Jim Morrison was one of the most charismatic front men of his generation. Unfortunately he was one of the most troubled, too. The singer had a terrible alcohol problem that played a big role in his repeated arrests, including one on Nov. 11, 1969 in Arizona that resulted from Morrison and a friend drunkenly heckling a flight crew on a commercial airliner.

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Robby Krieger to Join Gov’t Mule for Doors-Themed Concerts

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The guys in Gov't Mule have a treat for Doors fans this Halloween.

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The Doors Announce Archival ‘R-Evolution’ DVD

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Early television appearances, music films and rare footage will make up the bulk of the Doors' 'R-Evolution' DVD, which will be released later this year. The band just announced the project, which will also be available as a deluxe edition featuring a 40-page book of lyrics and photos.

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Win a Doors and Led Zeppelin Ultimate App Pack

Doors Led Zeppelin App Contest

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This year has seen the release of iPad apps related to both the Doors and Led Zeppelin. Ultimate Classic Rock and Diffuser.fm have teamed up with Rhino Records to give away a prize pack comprised of seven items, including both apps. 

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46 Years Ago: The Doors Banned from the Ed Sullivan Show

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It was a clash of mainstream culture vs. the counterculture when the Doors were booked to appear on the Ed Sullivan Show in September of 1967. Things did not go as smoothly as the producers may have hoped.

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45 Years Ago: Ray Manzarek Fills in For a Passed Out Jim Morrison

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Central Press, Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Jim Morrison made a career of nodding off at inopportune moments. He passed out when the rest of the Doors were expecting him in the studio. He passed out in the studio. He passed out before concerts and after concerts. And sometimes, like on Sept. 15, 1968, he passed out during concerts -- onstage as the audience and his bandmates watched him collapse into an unwashed mound of rock-star excess.

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Robby Krieger Talks Doors and Getting Back With John Densmore

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Legendary Doors guitarist Robby Krieger has been keeping busy in the wake of the passing of his former bandmate Ray Manzarek earlier this year. He recently wrapped up a series of tour dates with his latest endeavor, Robby Krieger’s Jam Kitchen, and according to Krieger, he’s in the process of cooking up some new tunes with that project that we might hear as soon as the end of this year.

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40 Years Ago: The Doors Break Up

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On Aug. 30, 1973, after two years and two albums without deceased frontman Jim Morrison, the surviving members of the Doors decided to call it quits.

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