– James Douglas Morrison Also known as The Lizard King –
Born: December 8, 1943 Melbourne, Florida
Died: July 3, 1971 (aged 27) Paris, France
Genres: Rock psychedelic rock spoken word
Occupation: Singer-songwriter poet filmmaker director actor
Instruments: Vocals harmonica maracas tambourine
Years active: 1963–1971
Arrest: Jim Morrison, 26
Where and when: Miami FL, March 1970, DADE County.
The Doors played the Dinner Key Auditorium in Miami Florida. 4 days later, on March 5, the Dade County sheriff’s office issued a warrant for Jim Morrison’s arrest. Felony charge of lewd and lascivious behavior and five misdemeanors; two counts of indecent exposure, two of public profanity and one of public drunkenness. On September 20, 1970 the jury found Jim Morrison guilty on the misdemeanor charges of indecent exposure and profanity.