By Frank Lisciandro
Jim Morrison… we all know the tales, yet does somebody understand the true guy? should you don’t recognize the place the reality ends and the fiction starts, you’re no longer on my own. Lies, myths, rumors and tall stories unfold via those who didn’t comprehend him have masked Jim Morrison and clouded what he accomplished.
Fearing that the unique, real genuine Jim could turn into hopelessly misplaced, Frank Lisciandro, Jim’s good friend and movie collaborator, accumulated jointly greater than a dozen of Morrison’s associates for a chain of conversations and interviews. within the transcripts of those talks Jim Morrison is candidly dropped at mild by way of the folk who knew him, who have been his acquaintances, colleagues, mentors and fans. Jim Morrison: pals amassed jointly confronts and sweeps away the delusion to light up a rare guy and talented artistic artist.
A quote from the book:
"To name him a rock megastar is simply a complete insult to him and his intelligence and his information and this philosophy that was once within him. His lifestyles was once a philosophy. He didn’t inform humans what they need to do, he simply did it himself. He simply placed all of it out there."– Ron Alan
The conversations lined a mess of issues and occasions. the folk who proportion their tales have been themselves energetic contributors within the West Coast tune scene: musicians, live performance promoters, publicists and band managers. Readers will become aware of humorous tales, secrets and techniques published and truths extra excellent than the fabrications released in the course of and after Morrison’s life.
Another quote from the book:
“I enjoyed Jim whilst he may get an concept, he'd say, ‘Uh oh, i feel I'm getting a cerebral erection’. after which he'd carry his fingers to his head simply because he had a brand new proposal for a poem or music after which snort approximately it. It used to be the laughter that that was once wonderful.”– Leon Barnard
From his first yr in highschool and his pupil days at UCLA to the formation of The doorways and his upward push to popularity, this ebook weaves an awesome tapestry of sincere information regarding Morrison the poet, the bright lyricist, and the enduring singer and performer of The doorways. The ebook is a deal with for Jim’s enthusiasts world wide and for curious readers who need to know the genuine Jim Morrison tale. The conversations additionally supply a special oral background of the stressed and turbulent Sixties while L.A.’s sundown Strip was once the focal point of a cultural renaissance and musical revolution.
The ebook includes greater than 50 unique Frank Lisciandro pictures, many by no means released before.
More charges from the book:
"Jim used to be completely now not drawn to the commercial element of his profession. I by no means met anyone like Jim. He was once probably disconnected with the which means of cash. He actually had no real interest in actual possessions." – invoice Siddons
“The biographers appear to have misplaced Jim’s humorousness. I can’t galvanize upon you sufficient that it was once constantly there….He was once the funniest man or woman I ever met. easily that, the funniest person I ever met.” – Fud Ford
"A few weeks prior to he left for Paris, I geared up a (touch) soccer online game. Jim was once relentless in his pursuit of my brother, who used to be the opposing quarterback.