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The Doors

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kendyl arden

on 5 November 2013

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The Doors
Light My fire
Jim Morrison
was charismatic but very unstable
1969, was arrested for indecent exposure during a concert in Miami, it nearly derailed the band.
decamped for Paris in 1971 and died there of a drug overdose.
The band tried to go on with out him but ultimately disbanded.
The name `The Doors' was Jim's idea
was inspired by a quote from William Blake, "If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear as it is, infinite."
Jim always said, "there are things known and things unknown and in between are The Doors."
formed in Los Angeles in 1965
signed to Elektra Records in 1966
first album, The Doors. featuring "light My fire" in 1967
rock band of the 1960s
Ray Manzarek, keyboard
Jim Morrison, vocals
John Densmore, drummer
Robby Krieger, guitarist
The group never added a bass guitarist
Jimi Hendrix
The Band
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Jimi Hendrix, Lead guitarist
Mitch Mithcell, Drummer
Noel Redding, Bass guitarist
Started: 1966
Signed to: MCA records
First album: The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Sadly the band's fame was lasted for only a
short time. The band broke up in 1970 when
lead guitarist Jimi Hendrix died.
Motown Records was founded by Berry Gordy Jr.
in 1959 in Detroit, Michigan. Motown played a significant role in racial integrating popular music.
Janis Joplin was an American singer/songwriter in the late 1960’s.
Janis Joplin became popular at the Woodstock Festival and the Festival Express train tour as a solo artist.
She was well known for her electric stage appearance and she was “The Queen of Psychedelic Soul”.
Janis Joplin was born January 19, 1943 and died October 4, 1970.
Diana Ross
Diana Ross was born and raised in Detroit. She is founding member and lead singer of the vocal group The Supremes, which, during the 1960s became Motown's most commercially successful act and is to this day America's most successful vocal group.
The Temptations
The Jackson 5
Janis Joplin was a distinct artist who influenced blues music. She also paved the way for other women in the late 1960's during the Psychodelic Rock Movement.
Janis Joplin was born in Port Arthur , Texas. Janis ran away from home when she was only 17 years old. She began performing in Austin, Texas and Los Angeles, California. She later joined a band in 1966 and became famous for her psychodelic style. Her career really took a boost when joined the Big Brother and The Holding Company band in San Francisco.
Bob Dylan
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