Raymond Daniel Manzarek Jr. (né Manczarek; February 12, 1939– May 20, 2013) was an American musician, singer, producer, film director, and author, best known as a member of The Doors from 1965 to 1973, which he co-founded with singer and lyricist Jim Morrison. Manzarek was notable for performing on a keyboard bass during many live shows and some recordings, taking on a role usually filled by a bass guitar player.
Birth Name: Raymond Daniel Manczarek Jr.
Alias: Raymond Daniel Manczarek Jr.
Genre: Psychedelic rock, acid rock, blues rock, hard rock, blues, jazz fusion, funk, rock and roll, electronic music, punk rock
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Death Place: Rosenheim, Germany
Ray Manzarek quotes :
The only thing that ultimately matters is to eat an ice-cream cone, play a slide trombone, plant a small tree, good God, now you're free.Ray Manzarek
Through all of history mankind has ingested psychedelic substances. Those substances exist to put you in touch with spirits beyond yourself, with the creator, with the creative impulse of the planet.Ray Manzarek