Category Archives: R.I.P.

Ray Manzarek – R.I.P.

A quick note about the passing this week of Ray Manzarek, keyboardist for The Doors at age 74 from the just awful-sounding ailment of bile duct cancer. For most Jim Morrison was and is the face/spirit/manifestation of the group with … Continue reading

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R.I.P. – Reg Presley, Lead Singer of The Troggs

In the pantheon of garage rock classics, the Troggs‘ “Wild Thing” (written by Chip Taylor) certainly ranks high. With its simple, driving guitar, blunt lyrics (“Wild Thing/You make my heart sing/You make everything groovy/Wild Thing“) and slightly sinister edge, it’s … Continue reading

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