Knowledge Identifier: +Jim_Morrison
Born in 1943.
Countries: United States (57%), California (12%), United Kingdom (10%)
Linked to: Florida State University, George Washington Middle School, Louisiana State University, University of California, Los Angeles
Jimi Hendrix - His career and death grouped him with Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison and Brian Jones as one of the 27 Club, a group including iconic 1960s rock stars who suffered drug-related deaths at the age of 27 within a two-year period, leaving legacies in death that have eclipsed the popularity and influence they experienced during their lifetimes
In the summer of 1965, after graduating from film school, Morrison led a bohemian lifestyle in Venice Beach.
In June 1966, Morrison and The Doors were the opening act at the Whisky a Go Go on the last week of the residency of Van Morrison's band Them.
Patricia Kennealy-Morrison - As editor-in-chief of "Jazz and Pop" she first interviewed Jim Morrison of the rock band The Doors in January 1969
Jim Morrison died on July 3, 1971 at age 27 in Paris
T. E. Breitenbach - In the fall of 1970, while still at college, Breitenbach sent pictures of his artwork to Jim Morrison and offered to paint an album cover
Robert Plant - Plant enjoyed great success with Led Zeppelin throughout the 1970s and developed a compelling image as the charismatic rock-and-roll front man, similar to his contemporary in The Who, singer Roger Daltrey , Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones, and his other fellow contemporary, Jim Morrison of The Doors
Jim Morrison's vocal influences included Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra, which is evident in his own baritone crooning style used in several of The Doors songs and in the 1981 documentary The Doors: A Tribute to Jim Morrison, Producer Paul Rothchild refers his first impression of Morrison as being a "Rock and Roll Bing Crosby"
Creed performed their version of "Roadhouse Blues" with Robby Krieger for the 1999 Woodstock Festival
In 2007 Florida Governor Charlie Crist suggested the possibility of a posthumous pardon for Morrison, which was announced as successful on December 9, 2010
In June 2013, a new fossil analysis revealed a lizard, one of the largest ever known that lived on Myanmar, was given the moniker "Barbaturex morrisoni" in honor of Morrison