Doors founder and keyboardist Ray Manzarek died this week at 74.
I sank deep into the Doors during high school. I collected every one of their albums. And then, believing with some justification I had been possessed by Jim Morrison, my parents threw all the albums away.
But I remember listening to this one on my Kenwood turntable turned up so high that the lampshades actually quivered in my room.
I was the Lizard King …