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We lost a great one on Monday – Ray Manzarek of the Doors, at age 74.  Thankfully the latimes.com pointed the spotlight today on Ray’s relationship with the members of X:

The music that keyboardist Ray Manzarek made as part of the Doors helped define the 1960s, and also was a crucial part of the Southern California music scene in the latter half of that decade.

Two generations of L.A. music met in the late 1970s when Manzarek connected with punk band X to produce the group’s first four studio albums. The band’s songwriters and lead singers, Exene Cervenka and bassist John Doe, reflect on the music of the Doors and their relationship with Manzarek, who died Monday at 74 of cancer.

Read the full interview here:

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/posts/la-et-ms-ray-manzarek-appreciation-20130522,0,1462286.story

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