, 88, RETIRED DOORMAN, KING STREET I LIKE the one in Torry, it's called Oor Granite.
1970: Jim Morrison
's trial for "lewd and lascivious behaviour" during a performance began in Miami.
On the same day in 1971, Doors singer Jim Morrison
reportedly died of a heart attack in Paris.
Aiming to woo a younger and hipper audience(and compete with NBC's Bonanza), CBS took a chance on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, a variety show whose monologues, skits and guest took weekly aim at the establishment class and pushed the bounderies of TV's milquetoast sensibilities, One of the show's singular moments took place 50 years ago, when The Doors performed "Touch Me" with backing by the Nelson Riddle Orchestra, Seemingly sober and fully clothed, frontman Jim Morrison
actually behaved himself for the cameras.
The first of the two speakers was Auchinleck man Jim Morrison
, who is a popular after-dinner speaker who has just finished a busy Burns supper schedule.
"Five to one baby, one in five," sang Jim Morrison
of the Doors in No One Here Gets Out Alive.
Which US rock group featured Jim Morrison
The boy from Jhelum arrived in freezing Paris with nowhere to go, and spent his first night in the famous Pere Lachaise Cemetery where some of the world's most notable personalities, like Frederic Chopin, Oscar Wilde and Jim Morrison
BUT the family tree of Jim Morrison
can be traced back to the Outer Hebrides in the 18th century - a little-known fact highlighted by Jeremy Corbyn on his tour of marginal seats in Scotland.
Also going up for auction are a 1971 letter that Doors frontman Jim Morrison
wrote from Paris to a couple in Beverly Hills, California, and a 1980 custom-designed Hamer electric guitar used by Johnny Ramone.
July 3, 1971: Jim Morrison
, lead singer of The Doors, is found dead in his Paris apartment, aged 27.