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Jim Morrison at Thee Experience

Kirk Silsbee, 'The Doors: Summer's Gone', September 2017

AFTER THE DOORS had tasted success, Hollywood was Jim Morrison's playground. The Whisky a Go Go in West Hollywood, which launched the band, showcased all the important groups with label backing.  After the Doors had outgrown clubs, Morrison had carte blanche at the Whisky; his star cache was his gold card.  Occasionally he'd perform, but most of the time he just got drunk and abused the people around him. 

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