Dee Dee Ramone grave at Hollywood Forever Cemetery - Rock Star Graves

Rock Star Graves

Isn’t visiting the graves of people you’ve never met just a bit creepy? But what if they are Rock Star Graves? That’s homage, right? Visiting Rock Star Graves paying your respects to your heroes. Well, that’s how I’m looking at it. Back in the mid 80s, I managed to persuade with my parents to sign […]

Today in Music History: ‘Light My Fire’ hits Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100

There is a moment in Cameron Crowe’s love letter to early ‘70s music, Almost Famous, where rock critic Lester Bangs denounces Jim Morrison as “a drunken buffoon posing as a poet.” It is a moment that rings true for a lot of us, though we may harbor a secret (or perhaps not so secret) affection […]

Half A Century Since “The Doors” Were Released

Could it be that 50 years have passed since one of the best rock bands in the history of music released their debut album? An LA-based band, The Doors, released their first, self-titled album in 1967. The song list on this album was absolutely amazing. You could almost create the band’s best-of compilation based solely […]

Blank on Blank – Jim Morrison

Blank on Blank is a Brooklyn-based studio, in collaboration with PBS, that uses animated short films to present lost or forgotten interviews. “Famous names, lost interviews” is their tagline. Oh, God, is Jim Morrison shirtless in this animation? That seems appropriate. Anyway, in this interview he reflects on our social hang-up with fat. “Whatâ’s wrong […]

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