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James Douglas Morrison

James Douglas Morrison (1943-1971) was an American poet, lyricist, musician, film maker. Morrison is best known as the lead singer and front man for the 1960s rock band, The Doors, for which the writer created a dynamic persona that still captivates audiences today.

Morrison is known for exploring society's "underbelly," tapping into people and places that might go unnoticed by the average observer. Although Morrison grew up in a middle class home, the poet seems to have some fascination with the seedier side of life. Many of the subjects in the poet's work are centered on prostitutes, homeless, drunks, and drug addicts.

Morrison was student of film before he became involved in music. The poet was formed early in Morrison and the first meeting with future band mate Ray Manzarek kindled an instant bond over lyrics. Morrison went on to throw himself fully into the role...

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