Jim Morrison and Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac and Jim Morrison

“If he (Jack Kerouac) hadn’t written On The Road, The Doors never would have existed.”
— Ray Manzarek

Manzarek might have added that if Jack Kerouac hadn’t written On …{read more}

In Honor of Michael McClure’s Birthday

Michael McClure at the Sweetwater

Today, October 20, is Michael McClure’s birthday. Here are a few videos to celebrate!

Michael McClure, Bob Weir, Rob Wasserman, Jay Lane, & Jason Crosby

From a performance at the …{read more}

Ray Manzarek

Ray Manzarek

I turned my laptop on just after dawn this morning, as I usually do, and sat down with a cup of strong black coffee to see what was happening in …{read more}

Michael McClure & Ray Manzarek – The Piano Poems: Live From San Francisco

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Released by Oglio Records in August 2012, Piano Poems: Live in San Francisco is a collaboration between Ray Manzarek and Michael McClure, this live performance, recorded at an old San …{read more}

Nov 14, ’12: The Big Mix at Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley, CA

BIG MIX

What do you get if you take Beat icon Michael McClure (who penned Janis Joplin’s “Mercedes Benz”), add Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Famer Ray Manzarek (Doors keyboardist), stir in …{read more}

New Poetry Collection: Visions of the Drowning Man by Dee Sunshine

Visions of the Drowning Man by Dee Rimbaud

Dee Sunshine’s third poetry collection, “Visions Of The Drowning Man”, has recently been published.

What other writers are saying about the book:

“His work reminds me of Blake’s proverb about …{read more}

Michael McClure & Ray Manzarek – The Piano Poems: Live From San Francisco

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McClure & Manzarek’s third CD

Listen to tracks / buy at Amazon:
Piano Poems: Live in San Francisco

A collaboration between Ray Manzarek and Michael McClure, this live performance, recorded …{read more}