Jim Morrison’s Coleridgean visions of crystal ships and Oedipal love triangles were the best part of the trip – the acid burning brilliant pathways through his lobes, long before the booze put puffy rings around his eyes.

When he sung the word ‘higher’ on The Ed Sullivan Show, a million teenagers had found their Lizard King.


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