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My Own Story – Seeing The Lizard King, Jim Morrison, Live

Tweet The date was November  9, 1968, a Saturday. My friend Dennis was the one who drove us to the Doors show from Effingham, Illinois. It was a 2 hour drive to St. Louis, but it seemed like it took longer, and when we arrived in the city it felt like we had entered another world. I remember at one point coming down a hill into downtown St. Louis after sunset and seeing the traffic stretched out in front of us against the backdrop of the city lights. On the radio was All Along the Watchtower by Jimi Hendrix, a … Continue reading

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Pamela Courson Family, Her Death And The Jim Morrison Estate

Tweet The story of what happened to the estate of the Doors’ Jim Morrison is almost as complicated and hard to believe as some of the stories about his death at 27 from a drug overdose. He had long denied even the existence of his parents and told the press and interviewers many times that they were dead. Of course, they were very much alive and still potential heirs to his fortune when he passed on. But in his final will and testament, officially entered into the record on 2/12/1969 at the Los Angeles County Courthouse, he named Pamela Courson … Continue reading

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Jim Morrison Cause Of Death: Conspiracy, Alive or 27 Forever

Tweet Jim Morrison, singer, lyrics writer and public face of the Doors, died in Paris, France, on July 3, 1971 at the age of 27 years and 207 days. The official cause of death was heart failure. There was no autopsy, and the French medical examiner’s findings have been disputed. In fact, his death has been disputed, but Morrison’s girlfriend Pam Courson and the medical examiner both saw his lifeless body. The facts are these. Morrison and Courson had arrived in Paris in the spring of 1971 and they rented an apartment on the Right Bank. At this time, he … Continue reading

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