Monday, 20 May 2013

RIP, Ray

Founding member of the Door Ray Manzarek die in Germany. He was 74.

Last years he was fighting with bile duct cancer.
The Doors. One of the most famous photos of the band

The Doors were formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, California by vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, drummer John Densmore and guitarist Robby Krieger. This American band found fame in the 1960s with hits such as The End, Break on Through to the Other Side and Hello I Love You. The death of Morrison in Paris on 3 July 1971 became the end for the Doors.

Living member tried to reunite in 1978, 1993, 1997, 2000, 2011. However they couldn't achieve popularity of Morrison's Doors.

In May 2010, Manzarek recorded with slide guitarist Roy Rogers in Studio D in Sausalito.

After he had a long battle with illness.

Farewell, Ray!

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