Jim Morrison

This Week in Music History
January 25th, 1963 - The Rolling Stones play at the Ricky Tick Club at a Hotel in the town of Windsor, Berkshirehire, UK. It is the first time The Rolling Stones, including Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman played at this venue.
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December 7th, 1991 - Michael Jackson starts his seven week run at No.1 on the singles chart with 'Black Or White', his 12th solo No.1, also a No.1 in the UK. It was the fastest chart topper since The Beatles' 'Get Back,' and made Jackson the first artist to have No
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October 26th, 1970 - A wake is held in San Anselmo, California to celebrate the life of Janis Joplin who had died of an accidental overdose and had left $2,500 in her will to throw a party in the event of her demise. The party was attended by close friends and family where pot-brownies were shared a…
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September 14th, 1968 – While on tour in the UK, Roy Orbison’s house in Nashville burns down, and he losses his two oldest sons to the fire. An official from the scene of the fire later said that “from what we’ve been able to piece together, the two children who were killed were playing with an aeros…
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March 1st, 1969 - Jim Morrison of The Doors is charged with indecent behavior after a show in Miami. He had showed the audience "little Jim" and was found guilty and sentenced to 8 months hard labor.
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September 23rd
1968 - The Beatles recorded a new John Lennon song ‘Happiness Is A Warm Gun In Your Hand’ while working on their next album. The title of the song comes from the cover of a gun magazine that their producer, George Martin, had showed to John.
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September 15th
1968 - The Doors are forced to perform without Jim Morrison at a concert in Amsterdam. While Jefferson Airplane was performing 'Plastic Fantastic Lover', Morrison, stoned on some
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December 9th
1967 - Police arrest Jim Morrison as he performs onstage in New Haven, Conn. It's the culmination of a wild night for the Lizard King, who clashed with a cop trying to hassle him and his lady before the gig.
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November 11th
1969 - The Doors' Jim Morrison is arrested for allegedly attacking a stewardess during a flight from Los Angeles to Phoenix. He is charged with public drunkenness and interfering with the flight of an aircraft. The stewardess later withdrew her evidence and charges were dropped...