Loss of a Rock and Roll Legend RIP Ray Manzarek of The Doors

raymanzaToday Rock and Roll Lost a Legend Ray Manzarek one of the founding members of The Doors. Ray passed away Monday at the RoMed Clinic in Rosenheim, Germany, surrounded by his family. Robinson-Fitzgerald says his manager, Tom Vitorino, confirmed Manzarek died around 3:30 p.m. EDT. He passed from bile duct cancer. Ray Manzarek founded The Doors after meeting poet/filmaker Jim Morrison in California. The band went on to become one of the most successful rock ‘n’ roll bands to emerge from the 1960s and continues to resonate with fans decades after Morrison’s death brought an effective end to the band.

Below is a Recent video clip of Ray working along with Skrillex to produce the smash hit Breakin a Sweat. Ray had stated this was the first track he had produced in over 30 years so it was a great honor for Skrillex to produce next to one of his idols. RIP Ray we hope your jamming up there with the Lizard King.

And some classics Ray wrote along with Jim Morrison and Robby Krieger as the Doors

Light My Fire

La Woman

 

 

 

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