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November 04, 2014
Goodbye & Goodnight Ray..thank you for the rock.
September 25, 2014
Ray, you were a brilliant keyboard artist; a sweet, kind man; loving hisband to your devoted Dorothy; a wonderful, loyal friend to Jim; and... the coolest guy on the planet. I know you and Jim are rockin' out in the Great Beyond. I visited Jim at Pere Lachaise last October with my daughter, who is a 2nd generation Doors fan and lives on the Cali coast. I grew up 20 min. from Venice Beach "where it all began" (queue music!). The Doors were the GREATEST rock band of ALL time, thanks in large part to your tremendous artistry, vision and genius. "Riders on the Storm" is my favorite song and your ethereal keyboards were playing in my head when I visited Jim's grave. Everyone there felt his undeniable energy. It started to rain the very moment I put my roses on Jim's grave(after I told my daughter that morning that I hoped it would rain when we visited Jim's grave. When we walked away from his grave, the rain stopped as suddenly as it had begun and the sun's ray broke through the fog. Jim's energy is very much with us and so is yours. RIP, dear Ray. You will never be forgotten and live forever in the hearts of your devoted fans. You, Jim, Robby & John MADE HISTORY! Rock on!
June 10, 2014
Remembering Ray a year later. The doors will always be my favorite band!
June 06, 2014
You're my youth and my here and now...don't go!
If you meet Jim up there please send something down!
Have a sweet dream. We will miss you forever, You're a genius in your own device! ;)
March 11, 2014
Ray , words cant describe how much joy you & your music brought me , to me YOU were the Doors & you always will be !!!! You will always be my favourite musician & hugest influence , in simple i love you Ray & will forever remain my idol
October 22, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
September 25, 2013
I am sorry for your loss. You can find comfort in the words written at (John 5:28.) H.G, South Carolina
September 18, 2013
One of the great philosophical minds of our time has "leapt up into the loam" to quote Ray.I saw you play down in Houston man, with Robbie at The House of Blues. Just listen to the music, you are so right. Thanks for it all man!
Robert Koster Houston, Texas
September 17, 2013
RIP Ray, you and Jim will be kicking up music up there, he has been waiting a long time
Aloha, Karen
August 02, 2013
Ray Thank you For Playing all The Great Music That we Have To Listen too, Our Talk we Had was One i Will never Forget the Time you took to talk to me! someone you did not even Know yet spend a good 15 mins talking what a Nice Person and Great Song Writer you were Cheers You & Your Life Thank You Ray P.S. i would love to see the look on jim's Face when he see's You Peace.
July 24, 2013
Thank you so much for one of the greatest gifts in the world: music, and you were one of the best, rest in peace with Jim. Love
July 19, 2013
My deepest & heartfelt condolences go out to Dorothy,Pablo,Sharmin,and grandchildren of Raymond Daniel Manzarek. May Raymond forever be in your heart!
June 28, 2013
My friend. On the sand with the lizards and then the floor with a smoke and the thunder and the smiles with people I love. + u n Jim xxx
June 21, 2013
Ray,
Your gift of creativity and performance skills has inspired me musically for more than 45 years. I miss you. I hope you are in a good place now!
June 18, 2013
I know so many have said the same thing regarding your influence. For me there was only one influence in my life; The late great Ray Manzarek. A man I never formally met but was influenced to play a keyboard every day for an hour and one half each day until I was able to duplicate his sound. How can you thank someone enough for the greatest gift of them all; the ability to play music.
June 14, 2013
Thanks for the GREAT music....Tell Jim his fans said High....
June 07, 2013
Thank you for your music. As a 43 yr old fan,there will never be another band in who will make an impact on me like the Doors .
June 07, 2013
Thank you Ray for gracing this earth with music, love and wisdom. RIP you will be so very missed.
June 06, 2013
Adiòs Maestro Ray,se te va a extrañar... ),:
June 06, 2013
In 1968 I saw the band that changed my view of music for ever. The Roundhouse in London is still indelibly etched in my mind, and much though I have grown to love Jim's words, both his poetry and lyrics, it was the keyboard player who blew me away. Ray opened the door to a range of music that for an English kid growing up in the maelstrom that was the 60's would have otherwise have passed me by.

A great night just about ten years ago when we took our 3 grown up kids to see the 21 Century Doors and Ray did his magic again for another generation. Their jaws just dropped during the solo on 'Riders'. The legacy is huge. Deeply saddened to hear of his passing, and my condolences to his family.
June 06, 2013
Thank you for being their for my cousin Jim Morrison and taking his lyrics and creating master pieces. You will be missed Ray.Thanks for sharing a part of you with the world.
Ms Taylor Morrison
Taylor Morrison Music Group
June 05, 2013
the doors we love them in auseralia will miss your smile ray i saw your concerts in perth and sydney the best .rip
June 03, 2013
He was a legend.my first song of the Doors was Do you love her madly.I have heard the song on the radio.And thenI went to the House of Guitars and bought CDS of their albums and their music was good.I think that Ray Manzareks organ should be in a rock and roll fame museam.Because it was a invention that made him famous and his talent would never be forgotten.
June 03, 2013
I was saddened to learn of the passing of Ray Manzarek recently. The Doors were one of the great American bands, and Ray's playing was integral to their greatness. I had the pleasure of meeting him a few years ago; I would like to offer my condolences to his family.
June 02, 2013
Dear Ray,
Thanks for giving a 'kid' lawyer the opportunity to represent you & to get to know the man, not the legend. The man was no less grand, however. Reconnecting by phone a couple of years ago was a delight; you were just as special as I remembered. Should I forgive you for forgetting to leave my name with Security last year so we could re-unite in person? I had planned on visiting you & Dorothy in July, in Napa. Too late.
You, together with The Doors, made an indelible mark on music & culture history. Your music & spirit will live on, & on, & on. There will be no "This is the end, my friend".
June 02, 2013
Ray, I was so shocked, when I've heard about your passing on the same day, but your music will stay in my heart forever, nobody plays the organ the way you have done it, unique. Listening to your music will always calm me down and show me the beautiful sides of life.
Thank you and rest in peace!
Michael
June 01, 2013
To a great musician and storyteller, thanks for opening the doors.
June 01, 2013
will miss you. My all time favorite band and all time greatest keyboardist. Hope you and Jim reconnect.
June 01, 2013
Such a sad day when I heard the news,I can't believe your gone my friend..Your music gave me the most amazing memories which I will treasure forever,your with Mr Mojo Risin now...God bless you Ray..you will be sadly missed.xxx
May 31, 2013
.....It was kismet.....you and Jim ...the beach. Thanks for all the great music...my condolences to the family.
May 30, 2013
RIP Ray
You are awesome!
May 29, 2013
So so sad to hear about Ray's passing. What an extraordinary talent. Favorite all time band since I was 15 years old: The Doors. I'm 35 years old now & still have my media room walls in my home lined w/ Doors framed posters & memorabilia that I started collecting in my youth. Years ago I had a personalized license plate that read: "LZRDKNG" & it also hangs in my media room. Thanks so much for the unbelievably awesome music, Ray, you will be so very missed. Thank you so much for bringing The DoOrS to us all!!! God bless your wife, son & brothers, & all your family & friends who know & love you...I know you & Jim are together again...what an awesome reunion that must have been!!! Blessings & love to all!!!
May 29, 2013
THANX FOR ALL YOUR GREAT MUSIC RAY. YOU WILL ALWAYS BE AN ICON IN MUSIC. RIP
May 28, 2013
sorry for your loss
May 28, 2013
Rock on Ray !!! Light the night on Fire ...
May 28, 2013
Awsome band will b reme
Mbered forever
May 28, 2013
RIP Ray! One keyboard master who cannot be replaced!!
May 28, 2013
May the God of all Comfort strengthen you during this difficult time. .Phillipians 4:6 7
May 28, 2013
Thanks, Ray. RIP.
May 27, 2013
One of the best song writers of all time
May 27, 2013
Forever impacted by The Doors music. I was so sad to hear of Ray's passing. My sympathies to Dorothy Manzarek, Pablo, and all of the Manzarek family. Break on through,
May 27, 2013
Mr. Manzarek
The doors have been part of the best high experience I have ever had. My respects and condolences to all your friends and family. Rest in peace
May 26, 2013
The band in heaven must be awesome! So much talent. We miss you here. Someday we'll all be together at the greatest concert.
May 26, 2013
Thank you for the wonderful music. R. I. P. Ray. You will be missed. Rock on with Jim in heaven.
May 26, 2013
Rip, condolences to all your loved ones and fans. Thanks for your talent. Love and Peace! Riders on the storm all time fav !
May 26, 2013
Dear Ray,
You will be missed by so many. I was lucky to see you and Robby play in November of 2011 at the HOB in Houston. I was right next to the stage watching you play keyboards in complete fascination. That concert changed my life. I read your book and marveled at the chain of events which led up to the formation of the Doors. You and Jim were the dreamers, who had the courage and the drive to catapult your stars into the universe after your meeting on Venice Beach. You changed the world forever with your heart and your music. I'm certain you went straight to the light, with Jim and your loved ones waiting to greet you at the concert in the sky. You will be missed. Your legacy will rock on forever....RIP.
May 26, 2013
God is comfort in time of distress.Let him be there for you,call and he will answer.so sorry for your loss.......~~~
May 26, 2013
To the best I've ever heard, you will be missed Ray.
May 26, 2013
Can't Believe you're gone Ray. So glad I got to see you play live. Thank you for so much, words aren't enough! My thoughts and sympathy are with Robbie, John, and your immediate family. I loved you guys, your music rocks on forever!
May 26, 2013
The world lost a great artist RIP Ray
May 25, 2013
Yes there is a rock and roll heaven.
May 25, 2013
Thank you for the music. I met you and Jim as a young girl at RPI field house in Troy,NY. Now you will join Jim in the house of our Lord. He has been waiting for you. GOD BLESS
May 25, 2013
U will be greatly missed, a member off the greatest band in the history of rock&roll
May 25, 2013
My condolences. Love listening to The Doors to this day. Thank you Ray Manzarek and may you rest in peace.
May 25, 2013
Thank You for the music !!God Bless RIP !!
May 25, 2013
"Ladies and gentlemen..'The Doors'" and with those words,my introduction to my "Rock Gods". Loved those guys,especially the great sounds of Ray on keyboards..wow..the memories! RIP,my man,Ray. Rock music was never the same after Jim died..and now Ray is gone. Jamming in heaven or wherever.
May 25, 2013
Will miss those wonderful days of music but they still live on......may you rest in peace and THANK YOU for the memories... my heartfelt sympathy to your family, friends, etc....
just a fan
May 25, 2013
As a child of the 60's & 70's, I will always remember the Doors. RIP
May 25, 2013
No one could play keyboards like you, Ray.
May 25, 2013
Loved your music. You will be missed.
May 25, 2013
Rest in peace Ray. You and the doors were a great part of my younger life.You will be missed. Thank you for your great contribution
May 25, 2013
So sorry to hear of your passing but your music legacy will live on forever. Thank you for all the wonderful music and memories. My sympathy goes out to your family, friends and fans. You rock.
May 25, 2013
my deepest sympathies to the famely and may the god of comfort help to ease the pain of your greef during this time 1 cor 1.3.4 from a friend
May 25, 2013
The duo is back together
Look out!
May 25, 2013
RIP, Ray.
May 24, 2013
R.I.p. ray your with jimmy now
May 24, 2013
Caught you back around October 12 in Clark nj awesome show my freind you will be so very missed - guess the musics over for now but not forever Peace an love
May 24, 2013
R.i.p ray manzarek. The best organ player ever!
May 24, 2013
RIP Ray Manzarek. You will be missed by those who knew and loved you.
May 24, 2013
Thank you for bringing the guys together Ray. My favorite band as a teen, and to this day. Very well spoken in interviews. Wish we could have met. Thanks for the good times and the memories. You will be missed.

J. Fingar
New York
May 24, 2013
Rest in peace Ray, you are already so missed - light my fire started the wonderful hippie 'era! 'I saw you in this life and we shall meet on again in the next life'. We all had some real FUN and you are missed!
May 24, 2013
Ray I am sorry to hear of your passing. i hope as you return back to heaven you can once again peform with Jim. The Doors is a huge part of my life and i want to thank you for gracing this world with your talent and life.
May 24, 2013
like everyone else says
, they have a hell of a band up there. RIP
May 24, 2013
Prayers to all fun concert in Cleveland great music
May 24, 2013
Ray,

RIP.

Your light will continue to illuminate the world.
May 24, 2013
You always be remembered as one of the lendendery keyboard players in the rock profession,every time a candle is lite, light my fire is in my ears along with thousands of other listners who will always remember you, ride the chrystal-ship in internal-life!
May 24, 2013
May the hearer of prayer provide strength and comfort to the friends and family of Mr. Manzarek. (Psalm 65:2)
May 24, 2013
What a legacy indeed. Great explainer also of the genesis for each Doors song. I thoroughly enjoyed his ambassadorship of the Doors experience. Keep rockin.
May 24, 2013
May the God of tender mercies and comfort
be with you at this time.
May 24, 2013
God Bless you. I grew up listening to your music. Could not believe how you made music sound sooooo good! thanx
May 24, 2013
I will always enjoy the DOORS. RIP...
May 24, 2013
Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.
May 24, 2013
I will miss the man who gave me so many nights in my depression to hang onto his soothing melodies.happy trails to you.....
May 24, 2013
Even though I never met Ray, I feel that I have known him all of my life. He was very open about the respect, friendship and love he he felt for Jim Morrison. The only consolation I can offer Ray's family is he is now the the friend he has missed for so many years and if you listen close enough you can hear music coming from heaven played by Ray Manzarek and sung by Jim Morrison.
May 24, 2013
The Doors came out of L.A. with a sound ,and the miami concert was a good one. The band is a testament to Ray.
May 24, 2013
So sorry to see you go......Break on through to the other side and tell Jim we say (Hi!)
May 24, 2013
It's sad to see you leave us Ray, but we'll see you later in the afterlife my friend...thank you for your music and enjoyment.
May 24, 2013
R.I.P Ray
May 24, 2013
Gifted creative musician and composer~~~
And inspiration that helped light my fire and have a score of hit songs.
RIP
L.Russell Brown
May 23, 2013
you made the myths now rest in peace
May 23, 2013
My all-time fav. band is the Doors...have read every book written about the Doors...Ray's "Light My Fire" is among the best...in it, U can sense how much he loved Jim Morrison...as well as Robby & John...Well, Ray, say "Hi" 2 Jim 4 us...Ur 2gether again!
May 23, 2013
When all is said and done, the life of Ray Manzarek will mostly be recalled through his music. It will live on in history, for ages to come.For those who remembered the "DOORS", lets admit they were more than a musical group, they were the stuff of legends. Ray opened the doors of musical perception when his rendition on the keyboard of "Light My Fire" created an inspiration so haunting, so sublime, and so deep.
I knew that night at the Whiskey Au Go Go, in the crowd, that this was the beginning of a glimpse to the grand opening, a journey into the world of rhythmic perception, with the play on notes and lyrics that signals to everyone and anyone live, to listen and to learn something new and inherently eloquent. A simple plea, "come on baby, light my fire". So come on Ray, don't ever really think of leaving us alone, lets do it again and again, lets try to set the night on ....
May 23, 2013
I will always love the Doors..my greatest sympathy to the family..your Dad / Husband was a great musician..thanks for sharing him with us.
May 23, 2013
An eloquent narrator of Doors history, of Jim's history, a clear headed man who realized we were deeply effected and interested by The Doors, and a smoking keyboardist. I listen, I study, and I play guitars, but to get the music, I study you. Thank you, Ray.
May 23, 2013
Had many good times at your concerts. Please say hi to Jim and my brother Steve whom our family lost last August. Our hearts go out to your family and many friends. I guess you will be playing a new organ now. Keep the music alive.
May 23, 2013
Will never forget The Doors of the 21st Century concert in NJ in 2006...Ray, you were amazing. Hope you find Jim. Bless your soul. Prayers to your family.
May 23, 2013
We'll miss you Ray.
May 23, 2013
the talented ones are leaving
May 23, 2013
Thank you for sharing a part of your life with us.
May 23, 2013
THANKS FOR the memories and getting me through my teens. I hope you find Jim I am sure ye have some catching up to do. Rest in peace my thoughts and prayers are with you family.
John Lohan (Creggs, Ire.)
May 23, 2013
Thank you, music forever.
May 23, 2013
Ray you were an amazingly talented musician and you will always be remembered and one of the forefathers of Real Rock and Roll. Thoughts and prayers to your family!
May 23, 2013
You and Jim Morrison together again! Play some awesome music as I know you will
Rest in peace bros.
May 23, 2013
LOVE PEACE AND ROCK AND ROLL
REST IN PEACE
MAY YOU AND JIM FIND EACH OTHER IN ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN AND LIGHT THE PLACE ON FIRE
May 23, 2013
I watched this dvd after I read about Ray Manzarek ---Classic Albums: The Doors - The Doors dvd (2008)-- I truly loved his talent as a story teller on all levels. I am also rereading his amazing autobiography....
May 23, 2013
RIP YOU BROUGHT US MANY YEARS OF PLEASURE.SAY HI TO JIM MORRISON.
May 23, 2013
My sincere condolences go to the Manzarek family; so sorry for your loss of this wonderful man...you will be in my prayers. I'm a keyboard player and from the first time I heard Ray play, he was my hero musically...his style was so unique, tasteful, and haunting; so rich in texture. He forever changed my approach to playing. He was one of a kind. My heart dropped when I heard of his passing. Sincerely, John French (Navarre, Florida USA)
May 23, 2013
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
May 23, 2013
Ray how amazing was your impact on a generation, you will be sincerely misssed. The Doors have no comparison
Thank you for everything and my condolences to your loved ones.
May 23, 2013
from two brothers 11 months apart if you only new what part you played in our lives R.I.P. Ray and thank you R&R
May 23, 2013
My condolences to the family. Ray will be missed my many who enjoyed his music.
May 23, 2013
my sympathies to the manzarek family I grew up listing to the doors in the mid 60's. my two favorite classics riders in the storm,and light my fire.
May 23, 2013
A true talent and half of a truely organic song-writing duo! It is a true loss for rock and roll and you will be missed, but your legacy will live forever.

This is the end, my only friend, the end.
May 23, 2013
Viva Ray Manzarek!
Add one more to "Rock & Roll Heaven"
Mike Vogel
May 23, 2013
This is only the beginning Ray...rest in peace for now. 'Till we meet again...
May 23, 2013
Another bright light burns out. You will be sorely missed, brother.
May 23, 2013
MAY YOU REST IN PEACE RAY AND PLAY OUT BEFORE GOD
May 23, 2013
Loved the doors since my teens. best band ever. Ray is with Jim again. Their music was so different from everything else. They will continue to inspire the generations to come(Liam Mcparland-Huddersfield England).
May 23, 2013
"If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite" -Aldous Huxley
Break on through to the other side to infiniity. Thank you for sharing yourself with all of us.
May 23, 2013
my favorite band i seen you guys in asbury park rest in peace ray now you're with jim ...god bless
May 23, 2013
this is the end my friend.LONG LIVE THE DOORS. GREATEST BAND EVER. RIP
May 23, 2013
Ray, thank you for the music of my life! You brought great joy and peace and feeling to all that you did. You were also a GREAT storyteller. Always enjoyed your spin on the Doors history. You will be sorely missed. Now you will find out what rally happened to Jim. Rest in peace. Your music will provide it for us that you leave behind for now. This is NOT the end...

Chuck Lincoln
Syracuse, NY
May 23, 2013
this is the end, my friend...
May 23, 2013
May 23, 2013
So much great music in a few years. God be with your family in this difficult time. Thank you (and Jim) for all the joy from your music.
May 23, 2013
The Doors. Greatest band ever. the fire went out too soon with the passing of jim. Manzarek and morrision will never be forgotten. "my only friend,the end"
May 23, 2013
I met Ray at a his Book signing a fime man true spirit Also saw him at the DOORS Documentry in Hollywood Hes great RIP Ray
May 23, 2013
I had the pleasure to see you perform a few years back at the Orange County Fair in Southern California. Along with Robbie Krieger and Dave Brock, it made for a magical night. All the Doors classic hits were played and I left the concert feeling completely satisfied that I had seen a piece of rock 'n' roll history.....RIP Ray...Enjoy your time with Jim in Rock 'n' Roll heaven.
May 22, 2013
RIP, Ray, rocking with all the others in heaven. I bet ur with Jim right now. Condolences to Ray's family and friends.
May 22, 2013
Your keyboard sound identified the sound of the Doors...say hello to Jim!!

Don Hems..Simi Valley Ca.
May 22, 2013
Robby, you were the best, Rest in Peace, my friend
May 22, 2013
Prayers for God's peace, comfort to the Manzarek family. "Riders On the Storm" has always been my favorite song by The Doors and still play your music all these years later...have been a fan since the 60s. You will be missed.
May 22, 2013
Lost an icon today but your music lives forever. RIP
May 22, 2013
Deepest sympathy to Ray's family.We are very sorry for your loss.

Ray-Thank you for sharing your talent with us and for all your awesome music. The Doors were one of a kind. You inspired many of us with keyboards.

Thank you for the memories and for being part of the soundtrack of our lives.
Rest in Peace Ray.
May 22, 2013
My condolences to the Manzarek family.
Take comfort in knowing Ray's music
made a world of people happy.
I will never grow tired of hearing
that blazing opening to LIGHT MY FIRE,
or that cool solo on RIDERS ON THE
STORM, not to mention so many other
songs with such a variety of amazing
sounds.
Ray, you were a keyboard wizard,
and you co-founded one of the best bands
of the 60's/70's. High-school would not
have been the same without you and
The Doors. Thanks for being a big part
of the "Sound-track of my life".
Rest in peace, and rock on in eternity.
May 22, 2013
Ray-you will be missed-rock on in heaven with Jim-condolences to the Manzarek family.Karen Doyle,Saratoga Springs,NY
May 22, 2013
Playing with the other great ones in the grandest band of them all. Thanks for the music and the memories.
May 22, 2013
An awsome time growing up in. Loved every minute. Your talent is here. Forever. God bless you and your family.
May 22, 2013
Sorry for such a great lost.May he rest in true peace.(Ecclesiastes 9:5)
May 22, 2013
Enjoy many Moonlight Drives with Jim in heaven! RIP Ray, your music will always live on!

Mary, Boston, MA
May 22, 2013
Will miss you. Your like an old friend. Thanks for the memories.
May 22, 2013
I started listening to the Doors music in the late 60's. Jim Morrison died when I was going to Vietnam. Now Ray is with Jim and playing fantastic music in the heavens. The Doors music will continue on. My condolences to his loved ones...Ray's wife, son, and family. God be with you. Ray, you're the best!
May 22, 2013
Ray may God be with you. My sincere condolences to the Manzarek family. You spirit and music will live in us forever. Peace and Love! ~ Darrell "Double D" Soltesz www.IAmDoubleD.me
May 22, 2013
I am a big fan of the DOORS Hope you are hanging out with Jim
May 22, 2013
r i p
May 22, 2013
How can i put into words ...i loved The Doors! You will be missed.Rest in Peace. Another great icon leaves..condolances to your family.
May 22, 2013

So sad to hear of your passing, say hello to Jim for me. You were a awesome player, your music, Jim's words will live on forever more. Blessed be to Dorothy and family. Ride on
May 22, 2013
everyone should know a friend like you
May 22, 2013
you will be missed, but always remembered
May 22, 2013
Ray,It was a shock to hear that you had passed I was not aware that you were ill.I am a long time Doors fan and I met you and John in NYC back in 86 it was something I will never forget.You will finally be reunited with Jim again. My condolences to your family & friends you will be missed. Rest in Peace & God Bless.
May 22, 2013
I will love The Door's music until the stars fall from the sky!! Ray made one huge impact on cultured life,as well as his bandmates,and others in the awesome 60's. Condolences to his loved ones,and family. Another icon gone and sails the ship of cools!
May 22, 2013
Ray, You're patience, great spirit, and imagination led to one of the greatest rock bands of all times. May your soul rest in peace knowing that you were appreciated by millions of fans including me!
May 22, 2013
You will be missed but not forgotten. Life Long Fan.
May 22, 2013
Ray's keyboards were a staple of The Doors. He'll certainly be missed after such a long and fruitful career helping to create such haunting music. The Doors' songs opened my mind to other realms of possibilities and cleansed my perception. I paid tribute to Ray when I heard of his passing by creating a new portrait of him and some melting doors which you can see on my artist's blog at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2013/05/in-memoriam-ray-manzarek.html Drop by and let me know how The Doors influenced you too.
May 22, 2013
The beautiful sound of the keyboards on Light my Fire was my first memory of my first rock song. Prayers to the family
May 22, 2013
To the family of Ray Manzarek.
A musical legend for sure!
Our thoughts and prayers are with Ray Manzarek. He will be missed but will live through his music!
R.I.P. Ray Manzarek!!! Thanks!
May 22, 2013
The music is over, turn out the light. My condolences to your family, RIP.
May 22, 2013
God Must have one hell of a band upstairs...... God Bless the remaining Manzaraks .....
May 22, 2013
Ray, may you rest in peace.
May 22, 2013
May 22, 2013
Mr. Manzarek, thank you for sharing your incredible talent with all of us. The 60's/70's were some of the best years ever, the music from those times will never grow old. There are times I just wish we could bring it all back. Such treasured memories. This present generation just doesn't know what they missed. Our condolences to all your family & friends. You will live on in our memory. Good journey. We'll all sail off on that crystal ship soon. Peace....
May 22, 2013
TRULY, THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED. R.I.P.
May 22, 2013
My condolences to the Manzarek family. He will be greatly missed by you and also the legions of Doors fans; thank you, Ray, for keeping the stories alive. The four of you were and still are my favorite musicians and inspiration. I can't imagine a life without the music you have given us. I know this isn't really "The End!"
May 22, 2013
Ray you and Jim M.are finally together and your music will never end here on earth. We Tom Dick and Leo will miss your organ that lit our fire 1966-70.
May 22, 2013
the passing of another truly great one.... the doors are transendant in time.ray, your keyboards will play on in our minds for all time!!
May 22, 2013
You will always live in our hearts and prayers.
May 22, 2013
Going to miss you
May 22, 2013
The keyboard intro for Break on Through is what started my love for music. Thank you for the memories, sir.
May 22, 2013
His work with the Doors is music for the ages.
May 22, 2013
May the God of comfort and peace be with the Manzarek family in your days ahead.May ray fond memories stay close to your hearts.
May 22, 2013
Oh, wow. Time waits for no one, not even the Doors amazing keyboard man. A life lived and loved to the fullest extent, as has been said here. A humble thank you for the magic that rolled out into the airwaves in the summer of '69 to '71. What a gift you gave all of us rockers. My heartflet sympathy to your family and friends. GODSPEED.
May 22, 2013
What an incredible group of musicians, and that opening to "Light My Fire" just brings back a plethora of good memories. Thank you for giving all of us so much that was good in our lives, Ray. May you, all the members of your family, and all the Doors find peace.
May 22, 2013
was a insperation to me in getting started in music. will be sadly missed. he lives on through his music.Go hAVE A BEER WITH JIM AND START WRITING MUSIC ON THE OTHER SIDE!
May 22, 2013
May your family have peace from your memories as you move through this very difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
May 22, 2013
Peace
May 22, 2013
1971, 0200 hours over the jungles of Vietnam, riding gunner in a Huey flare ship, searching the terrain below for "Charlie" while 'Riders On The Storm' was blaring into our flight helmets via AFVN radio......I still get an adrenaline rush every time I hear it. Thanks for the memories Ray.
Steve Sexton Woodbridge N.J.
May 22, 2013
Great obit by Chris TalBott. When I was 18 years old in 1969, I used to sit in my new 1969 Chevy Chevelle SS 396 and listen to those first two albums on the eight-track stereo in the car. It didn't get any better than that.
May 22, 2013
Ray,you were one of the greats and will be greatly missed!
May 22, 2013
Ray was an amazing keyboardist whose sound was so unique and without him there wouldnt have been The Doors.

Jim spoke the words but Ray turned the words into music. Future generations will be listening to THE DOORS years from now. RIP Ray.
May 22, 2013
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
May 22, 2013
We always think of death, but its always hard to see our beloved ones going away forever. I was born in 1979, eight years after Jim passed away, and still missing his creative personality and charisma, even thought I never been in their shows. Well, it's going to be the same with Manzarek, whom gave the band a piece of originality and flame @ Light my Fire, we're all certainly will miss his words of advice and talent. Rest in peace my friend, we're going to @ Moonlight Drive someday. Soon.
May 22, 2013
The Doors were the band that saved me when I was a kid. Manzarek Thanks for coming into my life with his music. My sincere condolences to the family of that figure. His legacy will live forever. Go with God, my brother!
May 22, 2013
Dude, you are gone but not forgotten.
May 22, 2013
The future's uncertain and the end is always near. RIP Ray!
May 22, 2013
This is the end my friend the musics over RIP
May 22, 2013
RIP man you were great
May 22, 2013
May loving memories of Ray Manzarek be a solace to the family. We can only offer words of comfort and encouragement. Only God, through time and your faith, can bring the healing.
May 22, 2013
May 22, 2013
There definitely is a Rock N' Roll heaven. I hope you are enjoying re-engaging with them all. Your sound and songs will live in my heart forever.
May 22, 2013
I am sorry for your loss. Psalm 65:2
May 22, 2013
Thank you for making the music that made a difference in my life. It was pure joy to see Ray and Robbie perform together, a night I will cherish forever. Thank you for the music that I will always carry as a trusted friend. Peace and blessings.
May 22, 2013
Thank you for the music...it will live forever, timeless. rip
May 22, 2013
My condolences to the family during this sad time. 2corienthians 1:3,4
May 22, 2013
Thank you for being part of my youth. Your music will always make me think of going to California. RIP
May 22, 2013
May you find comfort in the Hearer of prayer at this time. Psalm 65:2
May 22, 2013
May God's gentle peace fill your heart and comfort your soul today and
in the days to come, I am so very sorry for your loss. As you cherish
fond memories also know that God is with you and will provide peace
and hope in the days ahead.
May 22, 2013
Thanks for the great music. Keep playing with Jim in Rock "N" Roll Heaven!!! R.I.P.
May 22, 2013
Ray -

Was very stunned by your passing. I always enjoyed the interviews that you would do on a local radio station here in Denver, you could hear the waves from the ocean in the background. Loved the live version of Close to You & will never forget the first time in the summer of 67' hearing the organ intro to Light My Fire as well as seeing the huge Billboard on Sunset Blvd with the picture of the Doors promoting their debut album. You were the best!
May 22, 2013
Hope Ray and Jim will get together over there and create music for the heavens. RIP, Ray Manzarek.
May 22, 2013
Rest in Eternal Peace Ray Manzarek. Thank you for the Greatest Music on Earth.
May 22, 2013
My sincere condolences to the family. May your memories of your loved one console you as God comforts you. 1 Pe. 5:7
May 22, 2013
What a talent...Ray Manzarek was such a huge part of The Doors signature sound...I hate the fact that such a unique & talented musician is now physically gone from this earth...We will not forget you, Ray... your timeless, gorgeous sound will resonate in music lovers ears always. You have always been there with us... in the soundtrack of ours lives...thank you for the all the years of absolute delight...every time you stroked those keys it was pure magic! R.I.P. on that "Moonlight Drive"...
May 22, 2013
thank u for all the amazing music brother. u truly represented los angeles to the fullest. god bless
May 22, 2013
Safe journeys
May 22, 2013
I am so fortunate to have met Ray on several occasions.His warmth and positive energy was mesmerizing.He was so generous with his music,his fans and his storytelling. The Doors remain my all time favorite band and the reason I live in Venice today. Though I was too young to ever see the Doors play in person, I did experience Ray and Robby perform live together and it was magical. Thank You Ray. May you RIP.My condolences to Dorothy,Pablo and bis family. The fire burns forever.
May 22, 2013
Break on through to the other side, Ray. You're there now and I hope you can be with Jim too. Vaya con Dios. The Doors live forever through music.
May 22, 2013
I can only dream that in the next life, the reality and spirituality of your music finds as many souls as in this life. Rest in peace, your piano will play to the universe forever.
May 21, 2013
Rip RAy
May 21, 2013
Ray,thank you for 32 years of wonderful music.Say hello to Jim and Pam.I hope they finish The Poet in Exile movie.God Bless and I'm glad I saw you at Mohegan Son in 2010.
May 21, 2013
Adios Ray, tuve la suerte de escuchar tu música en vivo cuando estuviste en Lima hace 5 años, siempre alegre y talentoso, Descansa en paz, saludos a Jim
May 21, 2013
May 21, 2013
What a brilliant musician, as well as an excellent storyteller but more importantly, an amazing human being. Ever so passionate and proud of what you and three other guys had created, that for 42 years you carried the torch onward to keep the magic of The Doors alive as though it never ended. We will all continue to do the same in your honor. Thank you for everything you have given this world. I know you will always be at peace because you have earned it.
May 21, 2013
I thank God for musicians. Music has carried me through this life. To me, it is the best way to express emotion. The Doors captured every emotion I have ever felt. Ray was such an innovative force in the musical realm. His musical style was hauntingly beautiful. Thank you Ray. Thank you for your gift to humanity. You will never be forgotten.
May 21, 2013
Vietnam would have been a lot worse without the DOORS music... RIP my friend....Nam Vet '69
May 21, 2013
Your keyboards were so eerie, and so alive...alarming! Thank You for the pleasure of hearing you.
May 21, 2013
Eternal is your sound...
May 21, 2013
Ray ,Ray !!!,Jim te esta esperando los angeles seran espectadores de lujo que empiece el concierto,graciassssss por el concierto en velez QDP.
May 21, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
May 21, 2013
You are the best
I see you in yours voices, wonderfull music. The Doors are opened and... I saw news féelings. For ever you with us, Till tomorrow
May 21, 2013
RIP RAY , DOORS GOT ME THRU LATE 60'S ,
May 21, 2013
Ray Manzarek: una pieza fundamental en la banda sonora de nuestras vidas. Mis condolencias desde Chile.
May 21, 2013
Im so happy i got 2 c u perform in JuarezMexico in 2006 i will never forget that show me my friends n all the mexicans who luv The Doors descansa en paz
May 21, 2013
Imso happy igot 2 c u perform in JuarezMexico in 2006 i will never forget that show me my friends n all the mexicans who luv The Doors descansa en paz
May 21, 2013
te amo ray...gracias por hacerme vibrar con cada una de tus notas tocadas con tus mágicas manos, nos vemos pronto
May 21, 2013
You DID make a difference and you were the best. Everyone knows of the DOORS. Thank you Ray for your talent and for sharing your dreams through your music. It is a sad, sad day and your passing is a huge loss to all. I was going to quote something from The End, but decided no, this is NOT the End, my friend.
May 21, 2013
Your Music will never be over.
May 21, 2013
time to live, time to die, thanks ray!!! the doors are alive!
May 21, 2013
loved you then, still love you now. I won't Turn Out The Lights yet
May 21, 2013
You made my teen years so much better, your music was a God sent. rock on with Jim in heaven. what an awesome band...Jim, Janis, Jimi, and you....RIP Ray, you will never be forgotten
May 21, 2013
RIP Ray. Thanks for the music. We love u
May 21, 2013
Thank you for the music and the time our generation sought the path of love and peace. Rock on!!
Ken (the prairie boy from Canada in the Haight--1967-68)
May 21, 2013
The doors will continue to light my fire!
May 21, 2013
Feels sad? Man, rest in peace, as in life you created a "bunch" of peace. I already miss you.
May 21, 2013
it's a sad day for rock & roll. i will remember your music and keyboards for the rest of my life. rest in peace.
May 21, 2013
Ray simplemente eras el mejor frente al órgano, ame la forma en la que tocabas música tu estilo era y seguirá siendo único ahora estas con tu gran amigo Jim tocando Moonlight Drive como cuando alguna vez lo hicieron por primera vez

Gracias por tu música siempre te recordaremos por ello.
May 21, 2013
buen viaje... gran musico...
May 21, 2013
Thank you for your music, friendship and kindness. You will be forever missed by friends and family.
May 21, 2013
gracias ray fuiste mi inspiracion para tocar teclado
May 21, 2013
Descansa en paz querido Ray y no pares de tocar allí donde estés. Saluda a Jim y volved a tocar juntos.
May 21, 2013
Keep up the great work on the other side, my friend!!!
May 21, 2013
Querido nunca te olvidare tus solos de teclado con The Doors y pinche voz tan chingona descansa en paz.
May 21, 2013
I was a thirteen year old kid in 1971 in Hawaii . Heard Light my fire on the beach , It was why i became a musican . F Sturgis Atlanta Ga
May 21, 2013
Ray, thank you for the lyrics you wrote. Generations to come will enjoy your music, your legacy. My children love your music, I'll make sure my grandson will to. I feel sad, lost my idol, getting old.
May 21, 2013
se te extrañara mi querido RAY gracia por crear esta magnifica musica , saludame a mi JIM
May 21, 2013
RAY!! simplemente eres el mejor tu musica siempre estar en nosotros nunca seras olvidado you are the best!!
May 21, 2013
Your music was magic. Thanks for being. You will be missed.
May 21, 2013
Ray, I will never forget how you played the keyboard with your feet at Westbury! You will be missed. Thanks for the music.
May 21, 2013
I will always treasure that moment when my wife and I met you totally by accident in that parking garage in Napa. It was truly an honor. Wish we had had time for a glass of wine. You will always be missed and in our prayers.
May 21, 2013
Thank you for great music and memories. Summer of 1967 and Light My Fire, certainly did for this then 16 yr old. 1971 LA Woman and Riders on the Storm. I still listen and enjoy. Creative genius, you will be missed
May 21, 2013
te extrañaremos ray, esa magia que hacías con el teclado simplemente perfecto, ahora estas con tu viejo amigo y harán música como antes...
descansa en paz
May 21, 2013
Sorry to see you go, God speed and make some music you and Jim in heaven.(Rock them)!!!!!
May 21, 2013
Thank you for the music, Ray, and all that goes along with it. May you rest in peace, and may peace be with your family and loved ones. We have lost a legend. It's been quite a journey, my friend, and yours is just beginning.
May 21, 2013
Ray, you inspired me to work at both the keyboard and at writing songs. You made that time of my life magical and without boundaries. Rest in Peace.
May 21, 2013
To the Man I consider being one of the Greatest Inspirations Hoyne Park & The South Side of Chicago has ever know.You will be truly missed! May people discover your Love for Music & your Love for World Peace. This is not "The End". You are Starting your "New" Journey.
Many Blessings!!
May 21, 2013
You will be sorely missed - Tell Jim hi
May 21, 2013
"Thanks for every chord with The Doors"
May 21, 2013
Rock in peace Ray!
May 21, 2013
A great musician and writer. Rest in peace.
May 21, 2013
This is the end, my only friend The end. todos los Doorsianos estamos de luto.Waiting for the sun.
May 21, 2013
Hey ray im remember forever i love you forever the doors!
May 21, 2013
God bless Ray. The Doors were all about LA
May 21, 2013
Rip ray the doors were a inspiration to me you're ability was exceptional got to hear you play at wembley England 2000 21st century doors.xxxx
May 21, 2013
God Bless!! You are with Jim was again!!
May 21, 2013
We've lost a true genius, one who could create feelings from keyboard notes. My condolences to Ray's family. Thank you for sharing him with us.
May 21, 2013
rest in peace ray.thanks for the memories.
May 21, 2013
Godspeed, dear Ray. Your music and energy were so special and live on forever. I pray that your family, bandmates and friends find comfort.
May 21, 2013
The Doors will open for the greatest memories ever and you jim& the other 2 produced that energy for greater talent thats still going today because of u guys and Mr. Manzarek To you & Mr Morrison thank you guys and ill always will jam you guys stay gold & God bless
May 21, 2013
Truly the SOUND and genius of the band. Well done Ray. You kept the legacy of The Doors together in a dignified and spirited way that would have made Jim proud. The music still matters today and it's a testament to your timeless talents which will remain here long after we've joined you "out there".
May 21, 2013
Prayers and condolences to the entire Manzarek family. A true legend. I can imagine Jim saying "Man, what took you so long to get here? Let's catch up and write some music!"
May 21, 2013
thanks for the good times ray music
May 21, 2013
Thanks, Ray!
May 21, 2013
Good journey, Maestro.
May 21, 2013
forever Ray Manzarek the doors
May 21, 2013
Godspeed Ray, and thank you for everything!
May 21, 2013
Condolencias desde chile al mejor tecladista de la historia. Grande RAY MANZAREK
May 21, 2013
We lost a tremendous talent from one of my favorite bands ! my thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and fans of Ray.
May 21, 2013
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
May 21, 2013
good bye dear ray the legends never die
ray manzarek only one

peace and love for his family
May 21, 2013
Ray, you will be missed. Blessings go out to your wife, son and family as well as your musical brothers - Robby and John. You made some awesome music that will always touch peoples souls.
May 21, 2013
Demasiado tarde pero eres grande Ray, muy grande y eres una leyenda. dejaste un gran legado. Gracias por todo Manzarek
May 21, 2013
Another great from the sixties has left us and it really hurts to hear about the deaths of my heroes of music. There will never be anyone to fill their shoes or even come close. Jim,Ray, John and Robbie's music will live forever.God bless them all along with all the other great bands of our generation.
May 21, 2013
The Doors changed my taste in music for the better. I have missed Jim all these years and now you will also be missed. RIP Mr. Manzarek you are loved.
May 21, 2013
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
May 21, 2013
¡Gracias gran Ray Manzarek! ve con Jim
May 21, 2013
I was so shocked and saddened to hear of Ray's passing. I love The Doors and they made a huge impact on my life. He will truly be missed. My prayers go out to his family and friends in their time of sorrow.
May 21, 2013
I was reading about Mr.Ray Manzarek ,it sounds likes he a full happy like.Even though he is no longer with us, he is in a much better now which is in the Almighty God Jehovah's memory which is the beautiful est place to be. I hope that this brings you comfort because it did for me.
May 21, 2013
I knew Ray for about 35 years. He was a fine Hammond organ player as well as Vox and other keyboards and will be missed.
May 21, 2013
Se fue un Rey, se fue Ray, uno de los más grandes tecladistas de la historia del rock, se ha ido una parte importante del alma de The Doors, se ha ido el sonido sicodélico, que nos hacia soñar y vibrar en los conciertos, se ido toda esa magia, un abrazo Master, como te llamamos algunos fans, gracias por todo, hasta siempre a través de la música.
May 21, 2013
Desde el sur del mundo mis condolencias a la familia en este duro momento por esta gran perdida. Se nos fue un grande y digo se nos fue porque nos sentimos parte de el gracias a su musica maravillosa, Doorsianos por siempre.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
May 21, 2013
My condolences to all the Family. Ray was truly one of a kind. Peace, my Brother...
May 21, 2013
You are great, one of the best things that happened to music, i can't believe it, now your legacy will survive .
May 21, 2013
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
May 21, 2013
May the God of peace and all comfort, be with Ray Manzarek's family, fans, and friends during this difficult time. He was a great talent and will be missed by all.
May 21, 2013
We'll be togheter... one more time...
May 21, 2013
Gracias por tu música Ray.
¿Cómo es el otro lado?
May 21, 2013
I literally yelled out, "No!!" when I saw this today. This is so sad. My deepest condolences and sympathy goes out to all of Ray's family and friends, especially Robby and John and the fans. I have been a FANatic for "The Doors" from the very beginning. God rest in peace, Ray! We love you! <3 :)
May 21, 2013
I am very sorry for the loss of your loved one to Mr. Manzarek's family and friends. The days ahead will be difficult, but in the days to come the peace and love sought will be fulfilled on an earthwide scale. All living then on will receive life forever on a paradise earth with all needs cared for. Isaiah 65:17, 21~23
May 21, 2013
You, Jim, Robby and John were one of the most important things that happened to me. Thank you fot your psychedelic sounds, for your energy and music. Will always remember you.
May 21, 2013
You and your keyboard expertise have changed my playing style throughout the years. It was fitting to discontinue work as The Doors after Jim Morrison passed. None of the original band members could ever be replaced. God love you, Ray.
May 21, 2013
The most gracious man! So honored to have hosted him in our home. Blessed be.
May 21, 2013
The Doors changed my life in so many ways. I was in Paris on July 3, 1971 when Jim died. I am from the South Side of Chicago & my ex attended St. Rita H.S. When my son was born, my ex wanted to name him Jim Morrison Milarczyk. So many contections to the Doors, for which I will be always grateful. Thank you for being such a major part of my life back in the day. RIP
May 21, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
May 21, 2013
Rest In Peace Brother
May 21, 2013
One of the greatest
May 21, 2013
Seguirás siendo el mejor ray siempre estarás con nosotros descanse en paz genio de la música
May 21, 2013
Maestro has dejado un gran legado con tu musica te vas fisicamente de este plano pero siempre estaras en cada rola, cada acorde, estaras ahi cada que se hable o se escuche a the doors gracias por la musica tan magica y especial que nos dejaste te vamos a extrañar la comunidad doorsiana esta de luto!!!
May 21, 2013
We love you Ray! echoes of your dream remain and will re-fire. It's not over, We just lost an important voice here; but you taught Us. Your legacy is beautiful.
May 21, 2013
Bueno Ray, espero que tengas un buen viaje hacia el más aya, sé que te volverás a encontrar otra vez con Morrison, luego de años sin verse y que tocarán a duo muchas canciones que marcaron la vida de muchos fans, como yo.
Suerte viejo, se te extrañara mucho por este lado de la puerta.
May 21, 2013
The Doors changed my life. Thank You
May 21, 2013
In Rock n' Roll Organ playing there was Ray Manzarek and then everybody else. RIP Ray.
May 21, 2013
RIP GOD BLESS
May 21, 2013
fuiste y siempre seras un grande, de seguro ya estas con jim haciendo planes :) todos vamos para donde mismo espero verlos una vez mas
May 21, 2013
hopefully be in a better place ... the music of the doors frame my childhood and my life
May 21, 2013
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
May 21, 2013
Will miss you Ray. You and the DOORS are part of me forever.
May 21, 2013
Time marches on Ray, but you and Jim and the rest of The Doors, sure made our lives more enjoyable and while it is sad to see you board that crystal ship we know you will have a wonderful trip. Thanks for all the memories that I remember and for all of those I don't.
May 21, 2013
DREAMING AWAY MY SADNESS
As
MISSION DELORES SINGS THE BLUES
AS EARTHS CRY HEAVENS SMILE@
MUSIC LEGEND THANK YOU~
LOVE THE WRITTEN MUSIC
FROM THE DOORS *:*
COMFORT OF CONCERN
TO THOSE WITH CANCER"
GOD BLESS YOU RAY MANZAREK
May 21, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
May 21, 2013
Another bright light in the world goes out!
You'll always be remembered Ray. Thanks for the journey
May 21, 2013
To Ray's Family & close freinds, Our deepest sympathy. To Ray, you will always live long in our hearts, minds and ultimately our ears.
A true legend who will be sadly missed.
May 21, 2013
ALSO FOR ME...This was the MUSIC that carried me through life. Thanx Ray!! THANK YOU!
May 21, 2013
Dear Ray, I will always keep you close to my heart. Wish I could have met you in person. I was introduced to The Doors music in 1981 at the tender age of 12, and have been a huge fan ever since. My life has had its ups and downs, but one thing that has remained constant, is my love of your music. It has gotten me through countless things. Nothing else can ever touch it, and for that I thank you! It's really something that is timeless, ageless, and stirs your soul. For as long as the music lives on, so will you! Peace and much love to you and your family! Fly high man! <3
May 21, 2013
You will be sadly missed. You were the best keyboardist i've ever known.
May 21, 2013
God speed to heaven, Sir. I grew up listening to you in complete awe! I will never forget you and will love what music all of you made and will be with me always. Love you all.
May 21, 2013
Thank you for the fantastic music and memories.
Love and Peace to your family and friends.
May 21, 2013
Sigue haciendo tu música! ahora tendrás un nuevo encuentro casual con Jim, así que hagan su música. buen viaje!
May 21, 2013
Thank you for all the wonderful music, your keyboards were amazing and so integral to each song; I especially love Riders on the Storm, the keyboards were mesmerizing. What a talented and wonderful person. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. For all you've given to us, we could never repay you....
May 21, 2013
thanks ray your music will last forever
May 21, 2013
Thanks for the best music ever. You guys rocked. Say "hey" to Jim. RIP Karen Kotchick
May 21, 2013
Awesome musician - God Bless You Ray, RIP!!! We is stoned...immaculate ;)
May 21, 2013
Peace and love be with you and yours.Thanks for the continued memories and joy that your music will always bring me and us.We love you all.Peace and strength always
May 21, 2013
Mr Manzarek i'm very sad for you lost.
Realmente esperaba ir a visitarlo y pedirle un autógrafo, pero ahora me es imposible ese sueño
Que en paz descanse allá al otro lado.
Mis condolencias a sus familiares aquí, desde Argentina
May 21, 2013
I discovered the Doors music in the mid 70's and I have loved it ever since. Thank you Ray for keeping the memories of the Doors music alive all these years. You were such a great musician. Say hello to Jim for me.
May 21, 2013
What a rock and roll force to be reckoned with! I was the child of pseudo hippies (naturally changing once i was born) but they would tell me about seeing different bands live and said not one of them could out-perform the Doors. Rest well.
May 21, 2013
Rest in peace thank you for all the great music.
Danial Detroit USA
May 21, 2013
Ray,
You walk, sing & now play with the angels...and Jim Morrison too. We will surely miss you here on earth, but some sweet day we will join you there and rejoice in you company and talents. You are a root in my musical life. God bless your family and children. Todays sunrise & sunset is in memory of your life & what you gave to us in your music.
Thank You,
Mannie Massengale
The Spinman
May 21, 2013
God bless you and your loved ones ~ Rest in peace.
May 21, 2013
Rest in Peace Ray!
May 21, 2013
Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.
May 21, 2013
Here is to a life well-lived and to music that will always live on...Rest in Peace, Ray.
May 21, 2013
May 21, 2013
So very sorry 4 your loss,Love The Doors music.May he rest in peace.
May 21, 2013
Ray, Jim and you are together again for one heck of a jam session. Rock on pioneer legend and may fair winds always be at your back.
May 21, 2013
Thanks to you and the rest of the Doors, your music is a timeless favorite of mine, that takes me to a place that I've never been, but want to go.... You will be missed.
May 21, 2013
Love you madly Ray!
May 21, 2013
Ray. I will always be in awe of your talent. Your music has touched us forever I am so glad you came to the House of Blues in Cleveland at the end of your career . I got to bring my son to see your energy and talent . We will all miss you and Jim
Love
John Romeo
Cleveland Ohio
May 21, 2013
Offering my deepest condolences during this difficult time, I'm so very sorry for your loss, death is something we are never prepared for, but please find comfort in knowing sickness, pain and death will one day be no more.
May 21, 2013
RIP Man
My condolences to the family.
May 21, 2013
say hi to jim you will be missed a duke
May 21, 2013
To the Manzarek family:
My deepest sympathies for the loss of Ray. May God's Word strengthen you during this time of mourning. (Isa. 41:10,13)
May 21, 2013
There will never be a more distinctive organ intro than Light My Fire, will never forget the 1st time I heard that song in the summer of 67'. Always enjoyed listening to your interviews over the years. You were the best!
May 21, 2013
Your music will never be forgotten. Thanks for the memories of the 1960's and early 70's.
May 21, 2013
This was the music that carried me through life. Thank you Ray
May 21, 2013
May 21, 2013
There are no words.....thank you for sharing your talents, your spirit and soul. God Bless and R.I.P.
May 21, 2013
Haz cruzado la puerta en búsqueda del Jardín divino, debemos dejarte partir, sin embargo vivirás en cada canción, recuerdo, sueño que junto a The Doors y en los proyectos individuales sembraste en cada uno de nosotros. Gracias por todo Ray, porque tu música, su música no solo transgredió las barreras de los sonidos conocidos, sino pensamientos y la percepción musical de muchos.
Por todo, gracias Ray, eres infinito.
May 21, 2013
Haz cruzado la puerta en búsqueda del Jardín divino, debemos dejarte partir, sin embargo vivirás en cada canción, recuerdo, sueño que junto a The Doors y en los proyectos individuales sembraste en cada uno de nosotros. Gracias por todo Ray, porque tu música, su música no solo transgredió las barreras de los sonidos conocidos, sino pensamientos y la percepción musical de muchos.
Por todo, gracias Ray, eres infinito.
May 21, 2013
Oh No! This is NOT what you want to wake-up to in the early morning...

To the Manzarek family and friends, my thoughts and prayers are with you all and, to the music world, we HAVE lost one of the best, innovative,keyboard players in rock.
R.I.P.
May 21, 2013
Rest in peace, Ray. We´ll miss you so much. You are with Jim already
May 21, 2013
My first love, music, and you were a part of my favorite group. See you on the other side.
May 21, 2013
good bye old friend.
May 21, 2013
Break on through to the other side, Ray. Thank you for sharing your gifts with us so freely! Peace!
May 21, 2013
God Bless .... Thanks for wonderful memories of your wonderful music .... May you continue to now play your music with God
May 21, 2013
Thanks you...
May 21, 2013
Thanks for the great music you gave to all of us. From Italy with love...R.I.P.
May 21, 2013
This is The End..hope you see Jim. Thanks for being there for me when I was an angry youth strolling through Venice and Hollywood. You guys said a lot to me.
Even know as I am older I still stroll through Hollywood and Venice. And you guys still mean a lot to me.
RIP Raymond Manzarek.
May 21, 2013
Love ya Ray! Say hi to Jim for me.Thank you for all the beautiful mudic and art you made. I was lucky enough to see you play at the 40th Summer of Love that was a Awesome day! Thank's. Break on through to the other side my friend! and R.I.P.
May 21, 2013
You were and always will be the best keyboardist rock will ever know. RIP Ray
May 21, 2013
Ray Manzarek, Billy Preston and Julián Maeso. The only reasons of my keyboard adiction. PEACE & ROCK & ROLL
May 21, 2013
Truly a legend. So many amazing songs he's responsible for. R.I.P. Ray... we'll definitely miss you.
May 21, 2013
Thank you for all, Your music changed my life, R.I.P. Master
May 21, 2013
Man, does this bring back memories. Ray was just great. I'm sorry to hear that he's gone. R.I.P.
May 21, 2013
What a phenomenal keyboard player. Saw the Doors at the Hollywood Bowl in 1968. Continue to make great music with Jim! You will be deeply missed.
May 21, 2013
Mr. Manzarek, I feel so lost when I heard you've gone..I have always admired your work and your personal life with dorothy. I am as your big fans will always remember you. Your music is always with me and made ??me stronger. I wish I could meet you one time.

Your fans from Indonesia
May 21, 2013
Una gran leyenda como Ray jamás muere... Espero encuentres a Jim en tú camino hacia un lugar mejor. Muchas gracias por todos estos años de música y entregarnos una gran herencia musical. Solamente queda pedirte un favor junto con Jim... ¡HAGAN QUE EL CIELO SE ESCUCHÉ HERMOSO!
May 21, 2013
From a southwest side Maria girl, to a southwest side Rita boy, thanks for the many years of beautiful music. Your work on the keyboard was truly haunting and magical.
May 21, 2013
tengo 17 años, soy fan de los doors desde pequeña & siempre me lamente no haber nacido en la época correspondiente para haberlos disfrutado, cuando viniste a León Guanajuato fue el día más bello de mi vida. PUEDO MORIR EN PAZ pensé... ¡que dichosa soy de haberte alcanzado!
May 21, 2013
Thanks for everything, your music, your time and your love, we will miss you a lot...you will still alive forever in our hearts
May 21, 2013
Dear Ray
You are a great man, a great musician, a great person, really, we miss you. But i know, YOU NEVER DIE, because you live in your music, in the music of The Doors.
Thank you, for this year's of magic, pasion and love.
It's not a goodbye, It's just a "See you later"
we Love you
May 21, 2013
My dear and respected Manz:
You are my musical mentor, I've been admiring you since I was 3 years old, now 25. Im deeply saddened, although I went to 3 Doors' concerts, I never could met you personally... It was like one of my biggest dreams, now gone.

But your music, your legacy, inside and outside The Doors, lives forever in my heart. Thank you so much sir, I love you and pray for your soul.

You were a legend. Now, you are inmortal. Blessings from MÉXICO!!
May 21, 2013
que suerte Manzarek , ya te estas viendo con jim :)
May 21, 2013
Grande Ray...tu musica nos quedara por siempre...muere un hombre...nace una leyenda...Q.E.P.D.
May 21, 2013
rip
May 21, 2013
You where the best keyboard pkayer ever the king of the organ. Say hi to jim for us. I still in shock i cant believe this happend to you men. Rest in peace your legacy will still for ever just as jim. Rip ray manzarek we will miss you brother.
May 21, 2013
Ray god bless you and please say hello to Jimbo up there we'll miss you. Long live to you
May 21, 2013
Thanks Ray for making music, for creating the doors. Your music will always be in my life. I send you a hug and say hello to Jim.
May 21, 2013
Te recordaremos Ray...
Descansa Hasta pronto :)
May 21, 2013
te extraaremos ..esperemos estes en un lugar mejor C:
el cielo neceita un poco de Psicodelia ..
May 21, 2013
Ray sos un maestro un idolo un genio absolutamente talentoso musico pero tenes eso unico que es poder llevar atraves de tu musica el pasaje hacia el otro lado. Gracias por todo. Ahora ya sos parte de la luz!
May 21, 2013
Break on Through!! RAY
May 21, 2013
ahora has atravesado las puertas de la percepcion ya estas del otro lado con los grandes dioses del rock ahora ya eres una leyenda te extrañaremos ray hasta siempre
May 21, 2013
You'll always be the best of all time, never will die, you will live in our hearts forever. See you on the other side, meanwhile, creates magic with Jim in paradise. Rest in peace.
May 21, 2013
Q.E.P.D ray gracias por tu musica
May 21, 2013
Muchas gracias Ray, eres una inspiración.
May 21, 2013
Vamos Viejo, nos vemos del otro lado de la puerta, para seguir viviendo y escuchando esa musica, te echaré de menos, que en paz descanses
May 21, 2013
Descanza en paz ray, gracias por brindarnos tantas canciones y esa bella musica, ahora podras recordar viejos tiempos con jim, en donde quieras que estes gracias...
May 21, 2013
descansa en paz maesrto del piano
May 21, 2013
Ray Manzarek thanks for evrything i love your music, my friend, my hero, my player favorite, your music is art, rest in peace, now these with Jim your best friend, never forget you I love you Ray a god R.I.P
May 21, 2013
Grande Ray...tu musica se queda con nosotros...ahora eres una leyenda del rock...
May 21, 2013
Las puertas de la percepción nunca se cierran solo los dignos de abrirnos la entrada tienen derecho a atravesarla y ten por seguro que te estará esperando al otro lado
May 21, 2013
te fuiste al cielo a hacer música junto con Jim otra vez Ray, no moriste, renaciste en una leyenda y estarás vivo cada una canción de The Doors suene, te alcanzaremos!!!
May 21, 2013
Idol and inspiration for many, to me you was, are and will be forever the more important musician in my life. Say hello to Jimbo for me. Farewell Raymond.
May 21, 2013
Gracias por darnos tu música y animar a Jim a cantar estarás siempre en el corazón de todo el mundo hasta siempre ray
May 21, 2013
from Mexico your music always be in my heart wherever you are your always be remenber rip Ray
May 21, 2013
Muchas gracias por todo Ray, the doors es mi vida y si no fuera por ti jamas habrían existido,desde hoy empieza la leyenda llamada Ray Manzarek!!! hasta siempre.
May 21, 2013
Ray tu musica se qedara en nuestros corazones tu teclado nos abrira las puertas de las percepción larga vida por y para siempre the doors
May 21, 2013
Ray tu musica se qedara en nuestros corazones tu teclado nos abrira las puertas de las percepción larga vida pir y para siempre the doos
May 21, 2013
You're the best pianist and say you are because no one will take your place, do not think anyone touch how you did it, now that you're with Morrison will talk about everything that happened in recent years ... THIS IS THE END MY ONLY FRIEND <3
May 21, 2013
Te esta esperando jim en el paraíso para cantar una vez mas light My Fire, Ray. Siempre seras y serán los mejores!! The doors por siempre!!
May 21, 2013
muchas gracias por tu musica, que descanses en paz desde Rosario,Argentina.
May 21, 2013
el rey del organo
May 21, 2013
:( you will be missed!!!
May 21, 2013
Say hi to Jim, please, say hi to him, hug him, because he has been waiting for you during 42 years.
Fly high
May 21, 2013
Adios aun idolo gracias por todo R.I.P idolo!
May 21, 2013
Your music and your soul live forever in our hearts forever, rest in peace Ray manzarek
May 21, 2013
TU TECLADO TU MUSICA Y TU VIDA LAS LLEVARE POR SIEMPRE EN MI VIDA Y DE TI Y DE LOS DOORS Y DEL REY LAGARTO LES HABLARE POR SIEMPRE A MIS HIJO Y AMIS NIETOS
May 21, 2013
R.I.P ray manzarek un idolo de la musica una verdadera eminencia del rock ! se va un grande .. juntate con jimbo y vuelvan a reproducir la mejor musica de todas!
May 21, 2013
Your music always make me feel in freedom rest in peace the grat ray manzarek whit jim morrison in the other side <3
May 21, 2013
good bye master :(
May 21, 2013
Have a good trip Ray, Thank you for your blues!
Cheers to Jim from heaven.

Jim & Ray together again.
May 21, 2013
Buen Viaje Ray! Gracias por tanto blues...

Jim & Ray together, again.
May 21, 2013
MUCHAS GRACIAS AL MAESTRO!!!!
SIN DUDA ESTOY MUY TRISTE POR MI, PERO MUY FELIZ POR SU TRASCENDENCIA!!! FOREVER THE DOORS BAND
May 21, 2013
Because you will always remain in our hearts, because of you the world could know that great sound that made ??them so unique and peculiar to The Doors. Thanks for your sympathy, your charisma, your great dedication. We'll miss you, Ray, I hope you reencuentres with your best friend Jim Morrison back in the other world where only geniuses can enter. We'll miss you, Ray, as we miss Jim. You two are always present through his music and his legacy. Because the geniuses never die, they just become LEGEND.
Loves you, a friend from Perú.
May 21, 2013
Thanks :'c . i love you men.
May 21, 2013
Manzarek solo quiero desearte lo mejor en tu otra vida,tu eres mi idolo y siempre lo sera junto con jim te extrañare demasiado Gracias por la buena música a través del piano
tu siempre seras el mejor tecladista de todos los tiempos!!
Descanze en paz!!!
Descansa ray y grasias por todo!!
DESCANSA!!
May 21, 2013
Hasta siempre Jinete en la Tormenta!
Gracias por haber existido, por habernos llenado de tu magia, y de tu energía.
Por siempre en nuestro corazones!
Gracias por todo
Estás junto a Jim.

Eterno Ray Manzarek!

Viva!
May 21, 2013
I hope you're accompanying Jim in this new place where you are, your music is always present in my life, thanks for everything!
May 21, 2013
Your music change our lives. Your legacy will remains and my children's will listen about you. Thank you so much Ray
May 21, 2013
Que en paz descanses Ray, gracias por alegrarme los días con tus músicas.
May 21, 2013
thanks to you for gave me the best moment in my life, it was when i met you at the airport in mexico in 2011 i always remember that day, this is not the end beautiful frend, the ceremony continues...
May 21, 2013
The world has given back yet another legend in rock & roll. You will be missed greatly but Jim will be there waiting for you on the other side. R.I.P. Ray!!!
May 21, 2013
I am shocked to hear of the passing of Ray, he has been a huge influence on my life. As a teenager I listened non-stop to the Doors and still the music is brilliant. Rust zacht.
May 21, 2013
Love and prayers to the family on the loss of your loved one. You left us a wonderful legacy of beautiful music, Rest In Peace, Ray Manzarek.

GG Bigrigg
a fan
May 20, 2013
Rest in peace my brother , the door u about to go threw will never close, Jim will be waitin.
May 20, 2013
Saw ray in sept in Boston gift for my guitar god 19 year old sons Bday. Robbie did the entire light my fire solo a foot away from us in front row at Wilbur theatre. Ray was watching and have me and my son a big smile. It was a treasured
Moment. After show my son said it was the nest show he had ever seen. He's seen take police and McCartney at Fenway and green day. I agreed w him. And I've seen them all. Best show ever. So grateful to have seen ray and Robbie when I did. He put on a great show. Wilbur theatre last sept 2012. My condolences to his family and friends. God bless.
May 20, 2013
"WILD CHILD"
May 20, 2013
And he came to a Door...And he looked inside...Jim.. Yes Ray.. I want to...Play music with you all night long... So they took a Moonlight Drive....And are now known as the Riders on the Storm...RIP Mr. Manzarek. Thoughts go out to the family and friends of Ray...Jeffrey Miller.. Ohio
May 20, 2013
May 20, 2013
Rest in peace Ray, the music was great and the band was fantastic. I still listen to the music. You will finally be with your friend Jim again.
May 20, 2013
May 20, 2013
It was 1967 and a friend and I were "Cruising" the main street of our hometown when Light My Fire came over the airwaves and they played the seven minute version!(Radio stations didn't play long songs in those days) I was and have been hooked on the music of The Doors ever since! Thank You Ray for all the Great music you brought into my life! Say "Hello" to Jim, Jimi, Janis and all the other great music legends for me. Thanks Again.
May 20, 2013
RIP. Ray I loved your music and your unique style.
May 20, 2013
I LOVED THE DOORS. YOU WAS
GOOD ON THE KEYBOARD
MY FIREND.REST IN PEACE
May 20, 2013
"When the music's over, turn out the lights..." Thanks, Ray, for some amazing musical memories that will always be with me.
May 20, 2013
You were beautiful, man!
May 20, 2013
One of the keyboard players.
Michael Lillian
May 20, 2013
I remember being about 13 or so when I heard "Riders on the Storm". Ray's keyboards immediately drew me in and I've been a fan ever since.

What a gift you gave to all of us Ray!
May 20, 2013
Ray, thanks for the great music and memories, you're the greatest. R.I.P.
May 20, 2013
I will surely miss Ray.I have always thought of the music of the Doors as having a gift given to me.Until the end.
May 20, 2013
I first heard Doors " The End" when I was in 8th grade in the early 80s. It just blew me away the words mixed with the music just opened my mind to another way to listen to music. I thank you for that and opening my ears to a new world. The Doors ever since have been my favorite band of all time and every place I ve lived my old Doors poster is always on one of my walls. Thanks again your music will live on in our hearts.
May 20, 2013
To the backbone of The Doors... When you passed to the "other side"; you undoubtably met your old friend Jim. After a brief "discussion" you both accepted your places in music history and still remained friends! Believe it or not.. God loved you. Life well spent!

Thank You!
May 20, 2013
When I weas drafted into the Army, your album "LA Woman" got me through..it's my favorite of all time. Thanks for the wobderful memories.
May 20, 2013
One of the greatest bands I was never able to see. I will keep on listening. Nothing its better than the opening to Riders on the Storm. RIP Ray
May 20, 2013
Your music on keys was fantastic. loved it so much-- me born in 1957.YOU were amazing,what a co-creator of Doors.thanks you for your tunes, and solos.unforgettable.
May 20, 2013
We'll miss you !
May 20, 2013
Thanks for all the great music Ray.The doors are one of my favorite bands of all time.It was the doors that got me into music when I was only about 12 back in the 60s.May you and jim make wonderful music for all eternity. Thanks. Laurie Jaros, Freetown, Ma.
May 20, 2013
Saw the Doors at the Allen Theater in Cleveland Ohio. Have been a fan of theirs ever since I heard "Light My Fire" back in 1967. Now Ray and Jim are reunited again. Must have been a great welcoming event up there.
May 20, 2013
R.I.P. Ray. You will be deeply missed! Tell Jim we said hello and you two continue to make sweet music. Thanks for the great music over the years.
May 20, 2013
Live 40 years ago at Boston Arena,in a class by themselves,Always,
May 20, 2013
Your music and lyrics live forever. I will forever play your music and share it with everyone who will listen.
May 20, 2013
Ray, May you Rest In Peace Now you and Jim can reunite and once play some more heavy tunes but please turn up the volume so we all can hear as The Doors are the best group ever out of the 60s. listened to your music over and over. always had a smile on my face when i would hear your music. John Prindle-minnesota
May 20, 2013
Rock on Ray - a life well-spent!
May 20, 2013
May 20, 2013
True sadness. My thoughts are with the family. What a musician!
May 20, 2013
I cannot mention how deeply I'm saddened by his passing! In the Rock & Roll world he was one of the greatest ever! I will miss him very much! R.I.P. Ray! You were the greatest ever!
May 20, 2013
thank you!
May 20, 2013
Ray's keyboards, along with Jim's voice gave The Doors a majestic ensemble sound.It was always fun to listen to Ray reminisce about their early days and about Jim Morrison as a human being.One of my all time favorite bands.This makes me sad.
May 20, 2013
Thanks for the great music. RIP Ray!!!!
May 20, 2013
One of the greatest musicians, now you & Jim can hang out.R.I.P...
May 20, 2013
Ray Manzarek. I cant believe it. You defined an era, and you defined my teenage years! May you rest in peace, and when you wake in heaven, play a little rif for the angels!
May 20, 2013
Ray,
Brother never met you but feel as though I have. The Doors are in my CD player right now! You all set the tempo of Rock and Roll! You and The Doors got me to sleep when I was in IRAQ...Peace my brother as we will miss you but the music will live! Rock In Peace Ray!
May 20, 2013
R.I.P. Ray.
May 20, 2013
Ray thanks for all the music you left behind. May you rest
in peace. Break on thru to the
other side.
May 20, 2013
Sad news. Thanks for the sweet sounds. Break on through.
May 20, 2013
Rest In Peace Ray... Thanks For All Those Wonderful Years Of Fantastic Doors Music. Your Music Will Live On..... Say Hello to Jim.....
May 20, 2013
He was a legend, and will be missed
May 20, 2013
May 20, 2013
Thank you Ray Manzarek
May 20, 2013
God Bless You Ray..I just can't anything more. Great Music will always live forever. Thank You for your fantastic contribution to our lives.
May 20, 2013
"This is the end beautiful friend. This is the end my only friend the end" Godspeed Ray
May 20, 2013
Break on through!! RIP RAY
May 20, 2013
Rest in Peace. I absolutely loved The Doors!
May 20, 2013
Ray,
Thanks for all the great music and memories. My uncle Dee introduced me to The Doors and I owe him and the four of you the biggest thanks for the chance to experience the best music.
Your music will always be my favorite.
I thank you very much,
To the King of Diamonds,
Rest in Peace.
May 20, 2013
Saw you many times with the Doors in concert. Here's to one of the best elements of one of the greatest groups of all time. RIP.
May 20, 2013
So sorry to hear of Ray's passing. Greatest Rock and Roll keyboardist of all time. I have to go listen to Riders in the Storm and light a candl in his honor. Geeze so few great ones left.
May 20, 2013
Ray Manzarek's is for the ages. Met him at the Miami Dinner Key March 1969 on stage and shook his hand. Ray made a tremedous contribution to music, I will miss him. He inspired me to play piano. Doug Gnong
May 20, 2013
When the music´s over turn out the light
When the Music is your special friend
Dance on fire as it intends
Music is your only friend
Until the end... Ray you are whith Jim now Take us to the Universal mind R.I.P this Great Musician
May 20, 2013
By far the best rock and roll music ever especially ( LIGHT MY FIRE). R.I.P. Ray. Jim will the lucky one to have you around again to play the keyboard. Thanks for the music.
May 20, 2013
Thank you Ray for making some of the most beautifully haunting music ever recorded. The impact you have made, not just on music but American culture, is undeniable.
May 20, 2013
Ray was a Superstar who never got the recognition he deserved. The Doors first album was my first album and still my favourite of all time. Ray will live forever through his incredible music and unique style.
May 20, 2013
Great job Ray. Your life was a celebration, and you leave behind a rich artistic legacy. A true rock n' roll iconoclast. Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, for giving the world The Doors. I miss you already.
May 20, 2013
All the wonderful talents of my generation are passing......sad. RIP.
May 20, 2013
His music will always live in our hearts and minds. A great musician and person has passed.
Go in peace Ray.
May 20, 2013
When The Music´s over..... Turn out the lights, Ray Rest In Peace When the music is your special friend
Dance on fire as it intends
Music is your only friend
Until the end... :')
May 20, 2013
RIP RAY...
May 20, 2013
Every time you guys were in Chicago we saw you and you were as good as when the DOORS were all together RIP you are an icon and legend
May 20, 2013
Thanks for the great music,The Doors were an outstanding band and their music will never be forgotten!! God Bless his family.
May 20, 2013
Dear Ray, now it's time to join the heaven's feast of friends. You will join Jim, in the Universal Mind... We'll miss you great musician!
May 20, 2013
Condolences to the Manzarek family.Ray may be gone but that sound will never die especially Light My Fire.
May 20, 2013
I was shocked and saddened to hear about Ray's passing today. I was unaware he was ill. God bless the Manzarek family. Morrison was the voice, Ray was the melody and bass. Ray kept the spirit of the Doors alive so those of us too young to have had a chance to see them live could still feel connected. The coolest guy in rock n roll. I could listen to his stories on how the great songs were written and recorded for hours. Tonight I will pour a glass of vino, put on Morrison Hotel, and toast the coolest keyboardist ever.
May 20, 2013
Great keyboard player. Rider's on the storm and so many great songs that will live on forever.
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May 20, 2013
Ray will forever be in my mind , for being so very talented, kind, and an overall great human being. I greatly miss his contributions to music. Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope.
May 20, 2013
I saw Ray 6 times and met him twice. My children also had the pleasure of meeting him. Ray was the nicest and coolest guy in the world. He founded the Doors and kept them alive for the next generations. You are missed here, Ray, but Jim must be really glad to see you. Deepest sympathies to your wife and son. They must be very sad, yet very proud.
May 20, 2013
R.I.P. Ray. The music of the Doors is infinite. It would be hard to imagine the number of lives the music has affected; How many minds you've enhanced and smiles you've created!
May 20, 2013
no way..
RAY Died :(

Our condolences
thank you for the
music of the DOORS
Love the Gallery of
And YEARS of
Music you all send
in care of recording
of poet and written songs
rip`Mr.Ray ManZarek
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May 20, 2013
Oh...loved Ray and the Doors. He was truly talented. Hopefully he is with Jim playing music for all in heaven.
May 20, 2013
Deepest condolences to Ray's family. His music let me see that I was definitely different from my parents when I watched the Doors live on Ed Sullivan.
May 20, 2013
My prayers are with the Manzarek family. Ray was a great musician that changed the face of rock. The Doors had a great influence on people around the world. I am very sorry for your loss.
May 20, 2013
The music that you played will be remembered forever. I can hear that keyboard loud and clear. Sincere condolences
May 20, 2013
The band 'upstairs' sadly, gets better & better!
May 20, 2013
A great band, glad you kept on playing and I got to see you recently in the the few years. The keyboard playing on Light My Fire was instrumental in bringing the instrument into rock music.
May 20, 2013
So sorry to hear of his passing, my son and I met Mr Manzarek a few years ago after a performance of his in Massachusetts. He took the time out of his busy schedule to chat with my son and sign an album. What a nice man, he will be greatly missed. Thank you for all the great music and memories!
May 20, 2013
With heartfelt gratitude for the music and impact you had on our lives. We will miss you yet your music lives on. Condolences to your family.
May 20, 2013
in God's care rest in peace
May 20, 2013
There's a B3 in Heaven and someone to show them how to play it(sorry Pig, you too man).
May 20, 2013
Can't believe my Ray has died. This is very tragic. After Jim Morrison died, Ray, in his way, kept the Doors alive, after Jim was gone. It was Ray's organ music and the other guys, that gave the "flavor" to Jim's songs he sang. I hope the other guys of the group can still keep the "Doors" alive, but, when Ray died, that was more or less it. Sure am going to miss him. When he goes to heaven, I hope he asks Jim what really happened to him when he died. Ought to be interesting!
May 20, 2013
Words cant express how much enjoyment your music has given me, RIP
May 20, 2013
Godspeed,Ray.
May 20, 2013
Great musician and interesting gentleman. Always enjoyed his comments about MOONLIGHT DRIVE. His contributions made Doors records excellent.
RIP...
May 20, 2013
Ray was part of something that will live forever. My prayers for the family. Much love.
May 20, 2013
Wow! Just heard the news- I really can imagine that he and Jim are "catching-up"
Their music lives on and I thank them for all of the wonderful memories that I have listening to the songs of the Doors.
May 20, 2013
RIP Mr. Manzarek... Though we have never met, your work on the keyboard has scratched indelible memories. I keep hearing the notes from "Riders on the Storm" play on in my mind.
Thank you for your body of work in the weaving of the soundtrack to my life.

Rest On!
May 20, 2013
Thanks Ray. RIP.
May 20, 2013
His keyboard work, especially in "Light My Fire" but throughout the Doors amazing library of music will stand with any other rock and roll classics. Thankfully, he stays alive as we all keep listening to the phenomenal, never-to-be duplicated, music of the Doors. This is the end...
May 20, 2013
I'm sad to hear of this untimley event. I saw the Doors at Dinner Key autotoriem in Miami in the late sixtys when Jim Morrison was arrested on stage.
Ray, your going to be missed.
Jeff Durrell Corvallis Ore.
May 20, 2013
I'm so sad God Speed Ray
May 20, 2013
The best rock & roll ever! Sorry to see ray taken away! Thanks ray and the doors for being a part of my life! A big fan!
May 20, 2013
thanks for the good music ray!
May 20, 2013
A great musician who meant so much to so many-farewell and Peace, friend!
May 20, 2013
Thanks Ray you brought much joy and happiness to me
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