Ripples continue from the death on Monday of Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek, including a night on VH1 Classic devoted to the band's music and the rescheduling of an event with Doors drummer John Densmore. Manzarek died at a hospital in Germany at age 74 after a long battle with bile duct cancer.
Thrusday night, VH1 Classic has lined up “
After the first airing of the Bowl concert, VH1 Classic will show the one-hour documentary "Classic Albums: 'The Doors.'" a look at the making of the band's 1967 debut album, featuring interviews with Manzarek, Densmore and guitarist Robby Krieger.
Densmore had been slated to give a talk on his new book, “The Doors Unhinged:
Densmore's book details two court cases he was involved in about a decade ago, lawsuits that pitted him, singer Jim Morrison's estate and the estate of Morrison's girlfriend, Pamela Courson , against Manzarek and Krieger over the use of the Doors name by Manzarek and Krieger, as well as a $40-million countersuit against Densmore because he refused to go along with licensing Doors' music for advertising campaigns.