Tuesday, May 21, 2013 |
Ray Manzarek of The Doors performs at the Sunset Strip Music Festival launch party in 2012 in West Hollywood, Calif. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/Associated Press)
The music world is in mourning today with the death of Doors co-founder and keyboardist Ray Manzarek. As well as being rock legends, The Doors also made quite a literary splash. They were fronted by a tragic poet, took their band name from an experimental Huxley book and are one of the most popular topics for rock journalism. Here's a reading list for the "rock-literary" legends The Doors.