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John Densmore

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John Paul Densmore (born December 1, 1944) is an American musician, songwriter, author and actor. [1]

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Acid rock

Acid rock is a loosely defined type of rock music that evolved out of the mid-1960s garage punk movement and helped launch the psychedelic subculture.

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Adam Ant

Adam Ant (born Stuart Leslie Goddard; 3 November 1954) is an English singer and musician.

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AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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Amir Bar-Lev

Amir Bar-Lev (born in 1972) is an American film director, producer and writer from Berkeley, California.

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Art Blakey

Arthur "Art" Blakey (October 11, 1919 – October 16, 1990) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader.

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Bebop or bop is a style of jazz developed in the early to mid-1940s in the United States, which features songs characterized by a fast tempo, complex chord progressions with rapid chord changes and numerous changes of key, instrumental virtuosity, and improvisation based on a combination of harmonic structure, the use of scales and occasional references to the melody.

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Bernie Sanders

Bernard Sanders (born September 8, 1941) is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Vermont since 2007.

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Beverly Hills, 90210

Beverly Hills, 90210 is an American teen drama television series created by Darren Star and produced by Aaron Spelling under his production company Spelling Television.

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Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.

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Blues rock

Blues rock is a fusion genre combining elements of blues and rock.

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Bonnie Raitt

Bonnie Lynn Raitt (born November 8, 1949) is an American blues singer-songwriter, musician, and activist.

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Break On Through (To the Other Side)

"Break On Through (To the Other Side)" is a song by the Doors from their debut album, The Doors.

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Buick, formally the Buick Motor Division, is an upscale automobile brand of the American manufacturer General Motors (GM).

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Butts Band

Butts Band was a British and American group formed by ex-Doors members John Densmore and Robby Krieger that was active from 1973-1975.

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Cadillac, formally the Cadillac Motor Car Division, is a division of the U.S.-based General Motors (GM) that markets luxury vehicles worldwide.

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California State University, Northridge

California State University, Northridge (also known as CSUN) is a public university in the Northridge neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States, in the San Fernando Valley.

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In political and social sciences, communism (from Latin communis, "common, universal") is the philosophical, social, political, and economic ideology and movement whose ultimate goal is the establishment of the communist society, which is a socioeconomic order structured upon the common ownership of the means of production and the absence of social classes, money and the state.

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Crawdaddy (magazine)

Crawdaddy was an American rock music magazine launched in 1966.

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Dell Publishing

Dell Publishing, an American publisher of books, magazines and comic books, was founded in 1921 by George T. Delacorte Jr. with $10,000, two employees and one magazine title, ''I Confess'', and soon began turning out dozens of pulp magazines, which included penny-a-word detective stories, articles about the movies, and romance books (or "smoochies" as they were known in the slang of the day).

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Donald Barthelme

Donald Barthelme (April 7, 1931 – July 23, 1989) was an American short story writer and novelist known for his playful, postmodernist style of short fiction.

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Eco-terrorism refers to acts of violence committed in support of ecological or environmental causes, against persons or their property.

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Eddie Vedder

Eddie Vedder (born Edward Louis Severson III; December 23, 1964) is an American musician, multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter best known as the lead vocalist and one of three guitarists of the American rock band Pearl Jam.

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Elektra Records

Elektra Records is an American major record label owned by Warner Music Group, founded in 1950 by Jac Holzman and Paul Rickolt.

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Elvin Jones

Elvin Ray Jones (September 9, 1927 – May 18, 2004) was an American jazz drummer of the post-bop era.

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Encino, Los Angeles

Encino is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Fred Katz (cellist)

Frederick Katz (February 25, 1919 – September 7, 2013) was an American cellist and composer.

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Get Crazy

Get Crazy is a 1983 American musical comedy film directed by Allan Arkush, and stars Malcolm McDowell, Allen Garfield, Daniel Stern, Gail Edwards and Ed Begley, Jr.

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Gonzo Today

Gonzo Today is an internet-based publication inspired by the writing and reporting style of gonzo journalism popularized by Hunter Thompson.

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Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

The Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded by The Recording Academy to "performers who, during their lifetimes, have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording." This award is distinct from the Grammy Hall of Fame Award, which honors specific recordings rather than individuals, and the Grammy Trustees Award, which honors non-performers.

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Hard rock

Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music that began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,600 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California.

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IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.

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Jazz fusion

Jazz fusion (also known as fusion) is a musical genre that developed in the late 1960s when musicians combined aspects of jazz harmony and improvisation with styles such as funk, rock, rhythm and blues, and Latin jazz.

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Jim Morrison

James Douglas Morrison (December 8, 1943 – July 3, 1971) was an American singer-songwriter and poet, best remembered as the lead vocalist of the Doors.

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John Coltrane

John William Coltrane, also known as "Trane" (September 23, 1926 – July 17, 1967),.

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Kevin Dillon

Kevin Brady Dillon (born August 19, 1965 is an American actor. He is best known for portraying Johnny "Drama" Chase on the HBO comedy series Entourage, Bunny in the war film Platoon, and John Densmore in the musical biopic The Doors. He was nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award for his performance on Entourage.

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La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club (La MaMa E.T.C.) is an off-off Broadway theatre founded in 1961 by Ellen Stewart, African-American theatre director, producer, and fashion designer.

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LA Weekly Theater Award

LA Weekly Theater Award was an annual critics' award system established in 1979, organized by the LA Weekly for outstanding achievements in small theatre productions in Southern California.

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Light My Fire

"Light My Fire" is a song by the Doors, which was recorded in August 1966 and released in January 1967 on their self-titled debut album.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Ludwig Drums

Ludwig Drums is an American manufacturer of percussion instruments.

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Malcolm McDowell

Malcolm McDowell (born Malcolm John Taylor; 13 June 1943) is an English actor, known for his boisterous and sometimes villainous roles.

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Mike Bonin

Mike Bonin (born March 19, 1967) is an American politician and the Los Angeles Councilmember from the 11th District.

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Modern Drummer

Modern Drummer is a monthly publication targeting the interests of drummers and percussionists.

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The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as a bi-racial organization to advance justice for African Americans by a group, including, W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington and Moorfield Storey.

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Neil Young

Neil Percival Young, (born November 12, 1945), is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, producer, director and screenwriter.

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New Orleans

New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.

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Oliver Stone

William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946) is an American writer and filmmaker.

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One-act play

A one-act play is a play that has only one act, as distinct from plays that occur over several acts.

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Paiste is a Swiss-based Estonian manufacturer and designer of cymbals.

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Paul A. Rothchild

Paul Allen Rothchild (April 18, 1935 – March 30, 1995) was a prominent American record producer of the late 1960s and 1970s, widely known for his historic work with The Doors, producing Janis Joplin's final album Pearl and early production of The Paul Butterfield Blues Band.

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Paul Koretz

Paul Koretz (born April 3, 1955) is an American politician.

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Penelope Spheeris

Penelope Spheeris (born December 2, 1945 or 1946; sources differ) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter.

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Performing arts

Performing arts are a form of art in which artists use their voices or bodies, often in relation to other objects, to convey artistic expression.

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Pirelli & C. S.p.A. is a multinational company based in Milan, Italy, listed on the Milan Stock Exchange since 1922, with a temporary privatization period by the consortium led by the Chinese state-owned enterprise ChemChina.

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Psychedelic rock

Psychedelic rock is a diverse style of rock music inspired, influenced, or representative of psychedelic culture, which is centred around perception-altering hallucinogenic drugs.

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Randy Newman

Randall Stuart Newman (born November 28, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist who is known for his distinctive voice, mordant (and often satirical) pop songs, and for film scores.

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Ray Manzarek

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.

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Rick & the Ravens

Rick & the Ravens (the "and" is always written with an ampersand character), founded in 1961, is the band Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, and Jim Morrison were in before renaming themselves The Doors in the latter half of 1965.

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Ride cymbal

The ride cymbal is a standard cymbal in most drum kits.

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Riders on the Storm

"Riders on the Storm" is a song by American psychedelic rock band the Doors.

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Robby Krieger

Robert Alan "Robby" Krieger (born January 8, 1946) is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter best known as the guitarist of the rock band the Doors, and as such has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Rock and roll

Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, located on the shore of Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, recognizes and archives the history of the best-known and most influential artists, producers, engineers, and other notable figures who have had some major influence on the development of rock and roll.

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San Fernando Valley

The San Fernando Valley is an urbanized valley in Los Angeles County, California, defined by the mountains of the Transverse Ranges circling it.

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Santa Monica College

Santa Monica College (SMC) is a public two-year community college in Santa Monica, California, United States.

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Sonny John Moore (born January 15, 1988), known professionally as Skrillex, is an American electronic dance music producer, DJ, singer, songwriter and musician.

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Square Pegs

Square Pegs is an American sitcom that aired on CBS during the 1982–1983 season.

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Stewart Copeland

Stewart Armstrong Copeland (born July 16, 1952) is an American musician and composer.

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The Doors

The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger, and John Densmore on drums.

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The Doors (film)

The Doors is a 1991 American biographical film about the 1960–70s rock band of the same name which emphasizes the life of its lead singer, Jim Morrison.

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The End (The Doors song)

"The End" is a song by the American rock group the Doors.

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The Police

The Police were a British rock band formed in London in 1977.

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Tim Robbins

Timothy Francis Robbins (born October 16, 1958) is an American actor, screenwriter, director, producer, activist and musician.

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Timpani or kettledrums (also informally called timps) are musical instruments in the percussion family.

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TiVo Corporation

TiVo Corporation (formerly Rovi Corporation and Macrovision Solutions Corporation) is an American technology company.

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Tom Petty

Thomas Earl Petty (October 20, 1950 – October 2, 2017) was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor.

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Tom Waits

Thomas Alan Waits (born December 7, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, composer and actor.

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Venice, Los Angeles

Venice is a residential, commercial, and recreational beachfront neighborhood within Los Angeles, California.

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