Remembering Ray Manzarek On His Birthday

Born on this day in 1939, Ray Manzarek, the American musician, singer, producer, film director, and author, best known as a keyboardist and co-founder of The Doors, would have turned 83 today, Sadly we lost Ray in May of 2013 at the age of 74, after a battle with bile duct cancer. Manzarek recorded on every track of all eight Doors studio albums and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.

In Ray's memory, watch him breaking down how he got his start, and his esteemed career (above)


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