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THE CHEATSHEET

Jim Morrison: How Much Was The Doors Legend Worth When He Died?

THIS ARTICLE WAS WRITTEN BY ERIC SCHAAL AND PUBLISHED BY THE CHEATSHEET ON FEBRUARY 19, 2019.

If you wonder why folks get a far-off look in their eyes when they recall the late 1960s, just take a look at the bands performing at the time. You had The Beatles in their epic, late run; The Rolling Stones right behind them; Jimi Hendrix on fire; and Led Zeppelin dropping its first albums.

Jim Morrison of the Doors nearly sparks a riot on March 1 during a concert in Miami where police alleged he exposed himself, though it seems likely he only simulated the dirty deed.
PASADENA STAR NEWS

50 moments from 1969 that shaped entertainment and pop culture

THIS ARTICLE WAS WRITTEN BY PETER LARSEN AND PUBLISHED BY PASADENA STAR NEWS ON JANUARY 18, 2019.

It was the last year of the ’60s, and the last year for Boris Karloff, Judy Garland and the Beatles, too. But it was also the first year for Led Zeppelin, Jennifer Aniston, “Easy Rider” and Jay-Z, too.

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DAILY PRESS

Former Doors guitarist still lighting a musical fire

THIS ARTICLE WAS WRITTEN BY LUANNE HUNT AND PUBLISHED BY DAILY PRESS ON JANUARY 17, 2019.

Anyone who grew up in the 1950s surely remembers what a rich and productive time it was for American music. The decade saw the rise of Elvis Presley, Fats Domino, Chuck Berry and an array of other entertainment power houses.