Special Sub-Topic: The Lizard King
|Where was Jim born?|
Melbourne. He was born on the 8th of December 1943 in Melbourne, Florida.
|Which of the following lyrics are from the song, "Spanish Caravan"?|
"I know where treasure is waiting for me.". "I found an island in your arms" is from "Break on Through", "The Doors" album.
"Smells Like Teen Spirit" is a song by Nirvana.
"She rode all the day" is from the song "My Wild Love".
|Which song features these lyrics, "Water covers everything in blue"?|
Wishful Sinful. Written by Robbie, this song was on the "Soft Parade" album was an instant classic. "Wild Child" and "Tell All The People" appear on this album. "Strange Days" is from the "Strange Days" album.
|The Doors took their name from a passage "when the doors of perception are cleansed things will appear as they are, infinite",
Who wrote it?|
William Blake. The Doors were originally thinking of having the name Dionysus after the Greek God. Morrison came across the passage in an Aldous Huxley book "The Doors of Perception".
|In the song, "The Soft Parade" Jim tells us someone bought lunch; who bought lunch?|
The Monk. From the song, "The Soft Parade", from the album of the same name.
|What was Jim's middle name?|
Douglas. He was born James Douglas Morrison in Melbourne, Florida on 8th December 1943.
|Jim is buried at the same graveyard as the writer Balzac.|
T. Both are resting at Pere Lachaise in Paris.
|Jim had an alias which appeared on the "LA Woman" album, what was it?|
Mr Mojo Risin. In the song "L.A Woman" the lyrics "I'm mr mojo risin'" are repeated it's an anagram of Jim Morrison. People gave him nicknames like "the lizard king" and "the black clad leather demon."
|What song are the lyrics " Falling in love I'm hopin' to be.", taken from?|
Wintertime Love. Taken from the album "Waiting For The Sun", a short but beautiful song.
|In the Oliver Stone movie "The Doors", what are Val Kilmer's last words as Jim?|
"C'mon, let's go get some tacos". I like that line, the proof is on tape and dvd. "The strangest life I've ever known" appears in the song "Waiting For The Sun". "The End" is the epic song title, and "The Time To Hesitate Is Through" appears in "Light My Fire".
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