Paul Rodgers Nearly Replaced Jim Morrison in The Doors
"I discovered quite recently that I was lined up to join The Doors, which blew my mind," he said. "Robby Krieger told me that The Doors were all fans of Free and after Jim Morrison's death; they came to England looking for me. [The] thing is, at that time, I had buried myself in the country, working on things, and they couldn't get a hold of me."
Manzarek ended up taking on lead vocal duties on the band's initial post-Morrison music. "My jaw actually dropped like in a cartoon when Robby told me this," Rodgers said. "Would I have joined them? I dunno. It's hard to say, looking back. But I think not. I tend to form bands, that's what I do. Although it's always flattering to be asked!" more on this story
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