Keyboard player and now record producer RAY MANZAREK, has written the new autobiography "Light... Keyboard player and now record producer RAY MANZAREK, has written the new autobiography "Light My Fire: My Life with The Doors."(Putnam Books) MANZAREK talks about his experience playing in one of the 1960's most influential bands. The Doors disbanded after its lead singer Jim Morrison died in 1971. Since The Doors, MANZAREK has produced four albums for the punk rock band X and recorded several solo albums. He also performs with Beat poet Michael McClure at nightclubs and on college campuses. (THIS INTERVIEW CONTINUES INTO THE SECOND HALF OF THE SHOW). 12:28:30 FORWARD PROMO (:29)12:29:00 I.D. BREAK (:59)12:30:00 Interview with RAY MANZAREK cont'd. Book critic MAUREEN CORRIGAN reviews "Mr. Midshipman Hornblower" (Little, Brown & Co.)the first book to be reissued in a series by C.S. Forester. The books feature the "man of action" Horatio Hornblower.12:58:30 NEXT SHOW PROMO (:29) PROMO COPY On the next Fresh Air .... Making music and making history. A conversation with keyboardist RAY MANZAREK ("Man-ZAIR-ick) about his new autobiography "Light My Fire." Also MAURREN CORRIGAN tells us about the classic adventure series being reissued featuring the plucky sailor Horatio Hornblower. That's all coming up on the next Fresh Air.
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Keyboard player and now record producer RAY MANZAREK, has written the new autobiography "Light My Fire: My Life with The Doors."(Putnam Books) MANZAREK talks about his experience playing in one of the 1960's most influential bands. The Doors disbanded after its lead singer Jim Morrison died in 1971. Since The Doors, MANZAREK has produced four albums for the punk rock band X and recorded several solo albums. He also performs with Beat poet Michael McClure at nightclubs and on college campuses. (THIS INTERVIEW CONTINUES INTO THE SECOND HALF OF THE SHOW). 12:28:30 FORWARD PROMO (:29)12:29:00 I.D. BREAK (:59)12:30:00 Interview with RAY MANZAREK cont'd. Book critic MAUREEN CORRIGAN reviews "Mr. Midshipman Hornblower" (Little, Brown & Co.)the first book to be reissued in a series by C.S. Forester. The books feature the "man of action" Horatio Hornblower.12:58:30 NEXT SHOW PROMO (:29) PROMO COPY On the next Fresh Air .... Making music and making history. A conversation with keyboardist RAY MANZAREK ("Man-ZAIR-ick) about his new autobiography "Light My Fire." Also MAURREN CORRIGAN tells us about the classic adventure series being reissued featuring the plucky sailor Horatio Hornblower. That's all coming up on the next Fresh Air.