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John Densmore on court fights with Doors bandmates: 'It wasn't fun'
John Densmore on court fights with Doors bandmates: 'It wasn't fun'

It was a battle that John Densmore wishes didn't require  the beating of his drum, but one that his conscience wouldn’t let him sidestep when he decided to sue his former bandmates in the Doors, keyboardist Ray Manzarek and guitarist Robby Krieger. At issue was their use of the Doors’ name for a new round of touring without long-departed lead singer Jim Morrison. Densmore’s case against his fellow surviving members of the L.A. rock quartet -- and their $40-million counter-suit against him -- forms the core of Densmore’s new book, “The Doors Unhinged: Jim Morrison’s Legacy Goes On Trial” (Baker & Taylor, $24.95), which he’ll...

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