Quick Answer: When were the doors inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

Is anyone from the doors still alive?

Densmore and guitarist Robby Krieger are the band’s only surviving members. Morrison died in 1971 and keyboardist Ray Manzarek passed in 2013.

Who gets Jim Morrison’s royalties?

Jim Morrison died on July 2 1971, from a heroin overdose with an estate worth $400,000. Some years before he died, Morrison created a will leaving everything to his common law wife, Pamela Courson, and if she failed to survive Morrison by three months, then his assets would pass to his brother and sister.

Who inducted the doors into the hall of fame?

Though the Doors recorded two more albums after Morrison died, his death severely affected the band’s fortunes, and they split up in 1973. In 1993, Morrison was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Doors.

Is the Grateful Dead in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

In 1994, Grateful Dead were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Who inducted the doors into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?


Year Name Inducted by
1993 The Doors Eddie Vedder
1993 Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers Boyz II Men
1993 Etta James k.d. lang
1993 Van Morrison Robbie Robertson
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Why did the doors not have a bass player?

John Densmore played drums. Robby Krieger played guitar. Jim Morrison sang. That was it, and the guys have explained that the lack of a bass guitarist freed up sonic space and helped the group distinguish their sound from other late ’60s bands.

Why is Eddie Vedder a Cubs fan?

Vedder also recalled how he became a Cubs fan. “It started because my grandpa took me to Wrigley Field. The first [time going to Wrigley] I was about four and a half or five came and saw the Pirates play the Cubs.” It was a magical experience for Vedder, something that still strikes him to this day.