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January 09, 2006

Jim Morrison is Alive and Well


On a recent trip to Amsterdam, QLL identified the rock and roll legend pedaling across Prinsengracht canal on a bicyle. Looking huskier and rather aged, Morrison belted out "what a nice smile" as he passed us. We were dumbstruck. He looked familiar, sounded familiar and spoke with no trace of a foreign accent. After hearing his voice again, we made the connection. We recognized the haunting melody as the words lilted over the canal:

"riders on the storm, unto this house we're born, unto this world we're thrown."

What are the odds that a New Year's trip to Europe would uncover one of rock and roll's greatest legends. Morrison clearly fled to Paris to escape his celebrity in the U.S. Realizing that he would never be free, he faked his own death and went underground only to resurface anonymously in Amsterdam, a city whose relaxed drug and prostitution laws provide that his indulgent behaviour not draw scrutiny. While we stand behind our theory, we have yet to find any supporters, but encourage readers' opinions.

Posted by EMC at January 9, 2006 06:58 PM


tell Me are Jou making a joke ore are you fore real is he rally alive and well in amsterdam.

Posted by: jmo1 at August 12, 2006 02:40 PM

he bought some flower print plastic bike panniers in october. didn't look all that old though.

Posted by: pieter at December 3, 2006 07:32 PM

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