Musician, keyboardist and filmmaker Ray Manzarek was born in Chicago, Illinois. He studied in the Department of Cinematography at UCLA where in 1965 he met another film student named Jim Morrison. Morrison said he had written some songs and Manzarek expressed an interest in hearing them. In 1965, he co-founded the legendary Doors. Ray is the author of the book Light My Fire: My Life with the Doors.
For over 20 years, Coast to Coast AM has been host to some of the most brave, innovative and informed experts. In separate half-hour segments, George played and commented on six different interviews from former guests in the C2C family that are no longer with us, yet whose legacies and ideas live on.
First hour guest, retired professor of climatology