Jim Morrison Joins the “27” Club

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While most everyone was singing about incense, peppermints and feeling groovy in the 1960s, there was one group that dared to explore the darker, more chaotic side of the human experience.

Their leader — though he would bristle at being called such — was a poet, a goofball, a genius, a drunk, and a reluctant rock icon who loved to delve deep into the murky waters of the collective unconscious.