Ray Manzarek

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Founding Member of the Doors Dead at 74

'Light My Fire' organ riff remains rock legend

(Newser) - Ray Manzarek, a founding member of the Doors whose versatile and often haunting keyboards complimented Jim Morrison's gloomy baritone and helped set the mood for some of rock's most enduring songs, has died. He was 74. Manzarek died today in Rosenheim, Germany, surrounded by his family, said his... More »

Weird Al Pokes Fun at Craigslist

(Newser) - Ready or not, Weird Al is back. The king of geeky parody music has released a new single making fun of Craigslist, CNET reports. There’s no reference to, say, prostitution ads—just Yankovic’s goofy riff on the site’s strange brand of commerce. It’s also a musical... More »

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