Season Two Episode 1

Prelude to a Riot, a Highway Soul Transference, and the Wrath of Janis Joplin

Jim Morrison died mysteriously at the age of 27 after a life of confrontation and chaos. He actively tried to cause riots from the stage. Dared cops to arrest him. Became someone else on the side of a highway. Was put in his place more than once by an irritated Janis Joplin. All these stories and more in the season two premiere of The 27 Club.

Sources: No One Here Gets Out Alive, by Jerry Hopkins & Danny Sugerman

The Lizard King: The Essential Jim Morrison, by Jerry Hopkins

Commando: The Autobiography of Johnny Ramone, by John Cummings

The Doors Interactive Chronological History

The Singer Bowl, 8/2/68

Remembering Rock and Roll at the Singer Bowl

Jim Morrison’s Arrest History

Danny Fields in Dazed

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