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Eddie Van Halen’s “Frankenstrat” to be Auctioned for Charity

Iconic Kramer guitar Van Halen wielded during band’s peak to be sold at auction

 

Eddie Van Halen’s famous Kramer “Frankenstrat” is among the items that will be auctioned for charity next month, in the first rock and roll offering by California auction house Profiles in History.

 

The guitar is one of eight handmade red and white instruments that were… Read More

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Flashback: The Doors: “Riders on the Storm”

Check this AMAZING original remixed video of The Doors’ classic “Riders on the Storm” by Tanjadoor. Perfect for a spooky October! Check the the eerie vocal and sound effect backtracks. Jim is driving is a 1967 Shelby GT500 that was given to him by his record company, Elektra. Word is that he later wrecked it and left it beside the road and never returned to get it. Somewhere out there in a barn (hopefully it didn’t get CRUSHED) is Jim Morrison’s 1967 Shelby GT500!

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The Doors Live in Europe: Rare Footage

 

The Doors were founded in 1965 in Los Angeles by vocalist Jim Morrison and Keyboardist Ray Manzarek. Together with guitarist Robby Krieger and Drummer John Densmore, they forged a truly unique sound, combining Morrison’s unforgettable vocals and  lyrical images (who can forget “I am the Read More

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Guitar Shop TV Episode 9: Jim Morrison Teaser

Guitar Shop TV kicks off its Classic Rock series with one of the most unique bands of all time: The Doors! In Episode Nine: Cool artifacts of Doors’ singer Jim Morrison from The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame; Former Doors guitarist Robby Krieger shares his enthusiasm for Jazz Rock, and Gibson SGs and performs “Roadhouse Blues” live at Iridium in New York!

 

 

 

 

 

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Jim Morrison & The Doors -The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame – Where Legends Live

124 Prince Street
New York, NY 10012-3103
(212) 941-8770

 

The very cool Morrison Hotel Gallery was founded in 2001 in New York by former record company executive and producer Peter Blachley, former independent record store owner Rich Horowitz and music photographer Henry Diltz. The Gallery specializes in photographs of iconic rock bands and personalities, and  “has grown to become the major brand in fine art music photography.”

 

Its collections are indeed… Read More

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