Ray Manzarek, a founding member of the L.A. based rock group The Doors passed away today. He was 74.
The keyboardist death was announced by his publicist that he died at RoMed Clinic located in Rosenheim, Germany, where he was surrounded by his family.
Manzarek had been stricken by bile duct cancer.
Ray was responsible for "L.A. Woman," "Break On Through to the Other Side," "The End," "Hello, I Love You," and "Light My Fire.
Manzarek founded The Doors with Jim Morrison.
The Doors guitarist Robbie Krieger released this statement regarding Manzarek:
"I was deeply saddened to hear about the passing of my friend and bandmate Ray Manzarek."
Ray's family would like donations instead of flowers for the organization standup2cancer.org-DocFB
Diagnosis: Break On Through....
Legendary TV star Larry Hagman has died. He was 81. He died at a Dallas hospital earlier today due to complications from his recent battle with Cancer.
The Dallas News broke the story.
Hagman played the TV villain to end all villains as J.R. Ewing on "Dallas" and earlier as the "master" of his own genie in "I Dream Of Jeannie" in the early days of television.
Despite his recent battle with Cancer, Hagman returned to the role of "J.R." in the latest "Dallas" reboot on TNT.
He was surrounded by loved ones when he passed and his longtime friend and co-star of Dallas, Linda Gray.-DocFB
Diagnosis: 2 classic roles and 2 classic TV themes.
We just received a phone call at Drfunkenberry.com advising us that Don Grady of The Original Mickey Mouse Club's Mouseketeer's and "My Three Son's" star Don Grady has died of bone cancer.
The actor/musician was 68 years old. Don is most famous for playing the middle son Robbie Douglas on "My Three Sons" in the 1960's. After his early success on Television, Don pursued his love of music, releasing an album of his own material through Electra music.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Grady's family at this time.-DocFB
A year and a half later, the Beastie Boys are releasing their delayed new CD entitled "Hot Sauce Committee Part 2" which is set to drop May 3rd.
The CD was delayed due to Adam Yauch being diagnosed with cancer. The track with Nas was released in 2009 but was shelved til Adam could return. Check out the Nas song above.
For the set list.........