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Ray Manzarek, of the Doors, Dead at 74

Ray Manzarek, a founding member of The Doors whose versatile and often haunting keyboards complimented Jim Morrison’s gloomy baritone and helped set the mood for some of rock’s most enduring songs, has died. He was 74.

Manzarek died Monday in Rosenheim, Germany, surrounded by his family, said publicist Heidi Robinson-Fitzgerald. Robinson-Fitzgerald said his manager, Tom Vitorino, confirmed Manzarek died after being stricken by bile duct cancer.

Source: Washington Post. Read full article. (link)

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  • sam the man||

    Wow, that sucks. Ray Manzarek may have been one of the most talented instrumentalists of his era. RIP.

  • John Galt||

    Break On Through (To The Other Side).

    R.I.P.

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