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Jim Morrison
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From the article "Jim Morrison: Ten Years Gone" by Lizze James - Creem Magazine, 1981. The interview published in the article was originally recorded in 1969.
Jim Morrison
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As quoted in "The Doors Companion: Four Decades of Commentary" (Schirmer Books, 1997) by John M. Rocco, p. 47 and 122
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Often said by Jim Morrison. It's also his epitaph.
Jim Morrison
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Waiting for the Sun on the album Morrison Hotel (1970)
Jim Morrison
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The Wasp (Texas Radio And The Big Beat) on the albums L. A. Woman (1971) and An American Prayer (1978)


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Born: December 8, 1943

Died: July 3, 1971 (aged 27)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Musician, songwriter, poet, filmmaker, actor

Bio: James Douglas Jim Morrison was an American singer-songwriter, composer and poet, best remembered as the lead singer and lyricist of the American rock band The Doors. Following The Doors' explosive rise to fame in 1967, Morrison developed a severe alcohol and drug dependency that culminated in his death at the age of 27 in Paris.

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