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Alan Berry
#030 Ray Manzarek (The Doors) interview from 1998
23 minutes Posted Jun 23, 2020 at 9:01 pm.
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Show notes
In the interview, Manzarek talks about:
- The death of Jim Morrison
- Whether he feels that he lives in Morrison’s shadow
- Whether Morrison is in heaven or hell
- Whether Iggy Pop was considered to replace Morrison
- The early days of touring with the Doors
- How he wants to inform the youth about the ‘60s
- His belief in an ancient Egyptian religion
- His thoughts on The Who
- Whether it was difficult playing bass parts on the keyboard
- His feelings about Oliver Stone’s movie about the Doors
- If it’s better to burn out or to rust
- His dislike of David Crosby
- His connection to The Knack  

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