Ray Manzarek Remembers The Doors at the Whisky a Go Go
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Ben Fong-Torres and Ray Manzarek talk about "The Doors"Marking the band's 40th anniversary, Manzarek, Robby Krieger, and John Densmore - the surviving members of The Doors - invite fans inside their world in Ben Fong-Torres' new book The Doors.Ray Manzarek is an American musician, producer, movie director, writer, co-founder and keyboardist of The Doors from 1965 to 1973, and the Doors of the 21st Century (renamed Riders On The Storm) since 2001.Ben Fong-Torres has published five or six books (he's lost count), including his best-selling memoirs, The Rice Room: Growing Up Chinese American, his first collection of articles from his years at Rolling Stone, Not Fade Away, and his latest, a second collection, Becoming Almost Famous. That title comes from the movie, Almost Famous, in which Ben was a real-life character. He is also a broadcaster and the radio columnist for The San Francisco Chronicle.