True To His Own Spirit

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Listening to Jim Morrison’s father and sister is surprisingly moving and beautiful. I remember reading he said his father was dead and I assumed his father and him disliked each other but now I think he had other reasons for saying that, theatrical rock star reasons useful to his time and place.

I like this bit of Jim Morrison poetry

I can make the earth stop in
its tracks. I made the
blue cars go away.

Rock singer Jim Morrison of the Doors posing in front of red and yellow psychedelic backdrop wearing leather head-to-toe.  This was a LIFE magazine assignment taken at the Second Avenue Theater according to Yale Joel

 

I’m lucky I had my older brother’s record collections when I was a pipsqueak. I listened to My Wild Love at least 11 million times while my contemporaries in junior high were gushing over¬†Aerosmith or 10cc. ugh.

 

This is kind of special too. Jim Morrison saying in the future people might make music out of electronics and maybe one person¬†with a lot of machines…

 

 

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