Thought for the Day
“Each generation wants new symbols,
new people, new names.
They want to divorce themselves
from their predecessors.”
*James Douglas “Jim” Morrison
Born December 8, 1943 Melbourne, Florida
Died July 3, 1971 (aged 27) Paris, France
an American singer, songwriter, poet, writer and filmmaker. He was best known as the lead singer and lyricist of The Doors and is widely considered to be one of the most charismatic frontmen in rock music history. He was also the author of several books of poetry and the director of a documentary and short film. Although Morrison was known for his baritone vocals, many fans, scholars, and journalists have discussed his theatrical stage persona, his self-destructiveness, and his work as a poet. He was ranked number 47 on Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Singers of All Time”.