Incoherent ramblings or philosophical gold? Doors frontman Jim Morrison’s druggy notebook musings go on sale for $320,000

Jim Morrison posed for 16 MAGAZINE at Gloria Stavers’ apartment in New York City, NY on September 17, 1967. Photo by Gloria Stavers.
Jim Morrison posed for 16 MAGAZINE at Gloria Stavers’ apartment in New York City, NY on September 17, 1967. Photo by Gloria Stavers.

A never-seen-before notebook containing the last drug-fuelled ramblings of tragic rock icon Jim Morrison is for sale for ($320,000) £200,000.

The philosophical musings were scrawled by the Doors' frontman in the weeks leading up to his mysterious death in a bathtub in 1971 aged just 27.

The notebook contains more than 100 pages of bizarre nonsensical writings and poems by Morrison, the troubled genius behind hit songs Riders on the Storm and Light My Fire.

Morrison scribbled the notes after moving to Paris to join his girlfriend Pamela Courson shortly after recording the Doors' last album LA Woman.

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