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The Doors at the Whisky - Ray Manzarek and Ben Fong-Torres

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2006/11/14/Ben_Fong-Torres_and_Ray_Manzarek Former "Doors" keyboardist Ray Manzarek talks with author and music journalist Ben Fong-Torres about The Doors' experience as the house band for L.A.'s "Whisky a Go Go," during the summer of 1966. ----- Ben Fong-Torres and Ray Manzarek talk about "The Doors." Marking the band's 40th anniversary, Manzarek, Robby Krieger, and John Densmore - the surviving members of The Doors - invite fans inside their world in Ben Fong-Torres' new book "The Doors." Ray Manzarek is an American musician, producer, movie director, writer, co-founder and keyboardist of The Doors from 1965 to 1973, and the Doors of the 21st Century (renamed Riders On The Storm) since 2001. Ben Fong-Torres has published five or six books (he's lost count), including his best-selling memoirs, "The Rice Room: Growing Up Chinese American," his first collection of articles from his years at Rolling Stone, "Not Fade Away," and his latest, a second collection, "Becoming Almost Famous." That title comes from the movie, "Almost Famous," in which Ben was a real-life character. He is also a broadcaster and the radio columnist for The San Francisco Chronicle.
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