John Densmore

Real Name:John Paul Densmore

American drummer, songwriter, actor, writer.

Born: 1 December 1944 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Best known as drummer of The Doors from their beginning in 1964 until the end in 1973. He stayed active in the rock scene till the 1980s when he entered the world of dance, performed with Bess Snyder And Co., touring the United States for two years.

He has also acted both on stage, TV, and film, along with releasing several books both about his time in the Doors and beyond.

Latterly, he started a new band called Tribaljazz who released their first album in 2006.

As a Doors member, he was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 1993, in 2007 was recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame, and also in 2007 Densmore and band mates were awarded a Grammy Award for Lifetime Achievement.

He and the Doors have been saluted twice by the City of Los Angeles. In 2017 at a public gathering in Venice Beach, they proclaimed 4 January as the "Day of the Doors" in honor of the 50th anniversary of the group's self-titled album release on that date in 1967. And a year later, on 4 January 2018, honorary street signs were unveiled at the junction of Densmore Avenue and Morrison Street in Encino, in a ceremony Densmore attended. , Wikipedia
In Groups:Butts Band, Rick And The Ravens, The Doors, Tribaljazz
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