Light My Fire: My Life with the Doors

Light My Fire: My Life with the Doors

by Ray Manzarek

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Overview

"The best book yet about The Doors." —Booklist

The inside story of the Doors, by cofounder and keyboard player Ray Manzarek. Includes 16 pages of photos.


"A refreshingly candid read...a Doors bio worth opening." —Entertainment Weekly
No other band has ever sounded quite like the Doors, and no other frontman has ever transfixed an audience quite the way Jim Morrison did. Ray Manzarek, the band's co-founder and keyboard player, was there from the very start—and until the sad dissolution—of the Doors. In this heartfelt and colorfully detailed memoir, complete with 16 pages of photographs, he brings us an insider's view of the brief, brilliant history...from the beginning to the end.
"An engaging read." —Washington Post Book World

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780425170458
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/28/1999
Edition description: BERKLEY BO
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 572,089
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.79(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Ray Manzarek was a cofounder and member of The Doors. After Morrison's death in 1971, he went on to produce the seminal punk rock band X, and to record some solo projects, including the critically acclaimed Golden Scarab with Tony Williams and Larry Carlton. He has directed three platinum-selling videos on The Doors as well. When not in the studio, he tours live with Obie award-winning beat poet Michael McClure.

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