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Filmmaker Claims Jim Morrison Is Alive In Oregon
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Posted on 05/19/2005 5:45:17 PM PDT by Rodney King

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Here’s news that will light the fire of Jim Morrison fans: A filmmaker claims The Doors’ frontman is alive and raising horses on a ranch in southern Oregon.

Rodeo photographer Gerald Pitts insists Morrison didn’t die in July of 1971 and he has current photographs and film footage of the rocker to prove it.

Pitts, who met Morrison in 1998, says the rocker staged his death because of a French conspiracy to kill him, Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix with narcotics because they were all Vietnam war protestors.

These days, Morrison isn’t the drug user he once was, although Pitts says when he goes over to Jim’s house he’ll “maybe have an occasional beer.”

Now Pitts claims that Morrison is announcing he’s alive, in part, to promote his recent agreement to star in a rodeo shoot-out movie based on events that actually happened to Pitts.

Pitts’ whole story airs on A Current Affair tomorrow (May 20).


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cary; conspiracy; hollywood; mrmojorisin; right; thedoors; tinfoilhat; yeah
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To: Knitting A Conundrum

Okay, the thing I see immediately is that they both appear to have broken their nose in exactly the same place sometime in the past. Look how both noses have a bump and a slight curve to the left. Weird.


101 posted on 05/19/2005 11:10:37 PM PDT by kms61
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To: Rodney King
Well, a Zabra search for Oregon found a JAMES D MORRISON, (born) Mar 1949, 2491 BIEHN ST KLAMATH FALLS, OR. A GlobeXplorer photo shows a semi-rural area.

I don't know if this is the same person mentioned in the article but the birthdate listed is 5-and-a-half years later then the singer's -who would be 62.

102 posted on 05/20/2005 1:46:07 AM PDT by Justa (Politically Correct is morally wrong.)
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To: kms61

I think they look very, very much alike. In fact they look more alike than I do to pics of me taken 30 years ago.

There are certain features that could not be done fraudulently, the cheekbones, the nose.

He is missing the mole, though.


103 posted on 05/20/2005 2:06:16 AM PDT by djf (Sheep logic, or why sheep aren't mathematicians: I'll give up my freedom to preserve freedom)
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To: spanalot
Can you Imagine the french doing ANYTHING!

Tell that to the Sailors on the USS Cole who were given emergency medical treatment by the French military.

104 posted on 05/20/2005 2:34:22 AM PDT by killjoy (Real Men Love Bush)
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To: weegee
There was a guy who got some air time on 98 Rock in Baltimore about 4 years ago who sounded exactly, I mean exactly like Elvis and he put out a music tape/album singing songs by the likes of AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, etc. and it sounded really good but kinda weird because you tend to picture Elvis singing these out of character songs.

I'm going to surf the net and see if I can find it.
105 posted on 05/20/2005 5:10:23 AM PDT by TheForceOfOne (My tagline is currently being blocked by Congressional filibuster for being to harsh.)
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To: TheForceOfOne

Dred Zeppelin?


106 posted on 05/20/2005 6:00:17 AM PDT by prairie dog
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To: Knitting A Conundrum; streetpreacher
The one thing that couldn't be changed by plastic surgery is the distance between the eyes. That remains relatively constant. Morrison's eyes are VERY close together (less than one eye length). The other guy has quite widely spaced eyes - almost two complete eye lengths.

I think it's just an interesting coincidence (would this even be an issue if he didn't look anything like him? Probably his friends have been saying, "Did you know you look like . . . " for years. I have a friend who looks exactly like Phil Donahue - to the point that people used to come up to him on the street, even some acquaintances of Donahue mistook him for the real thing. (Now of course it's "Phil DonaWHO?")

107 posted on 05/20/2005 6:01:51 AM PDT by AnAmericanMother (. . . Ministrix of ye Chace (recess appointment), TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary . . .)
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To: AnAmericanMother

That's what I was thinkin' myself...


108 posted on 05/20/2005 6:56:38 AM PDT by Knitting A Conundrum (Act Justly, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly With God Micah 6:8)
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To: prairie dog
I found the guy......


"Gravelands," which answers the musical question, "What would Elvis Presley be singing if he were alive today?" A tribute to great dead rockers of the past, Brown as The King sinks his teeth into such classics as Nirvana's "Come As You Are," AC/DC's "Whole Lotta Rosie," " Marvin Gaye's "I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Frank Sinatra's "New York New York," Bob Marley's "No Woman No Cry," Jimi Hendrix's "Voodoo Chile," Sweet's "Blockbuster," and Eddie Cochran by way of Sid Vicious' "Something Else," among others.

http://www.soundclick.com/bands/9/theking.htm
109 posted on 05/20/2005 6:59:34 AM PDT by TheForceOfOne (My tagline is currently being blocked by Congressional filibuster for being to harsh.)
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To: Rodney King

These days, Morrison isn’t the drug user he once was, although Pitts says when he goes over to Jim’s house he’ll “maybe have an occasional beer.”

Oh, I think somebody is still using drugs...


110 posted on 05/20/2005 7:00:52 AM PDT by SAMS (Nobody loves a soldier until the enemy is at the gate; Army Wife & Marine Mom)
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To: Rodney King
EDDIE LIVES!!!

Pitts, who met Morrison in 1998, says the rocker staged his death because of a French conspiracy to kill him, Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix with narcotics because they were all Vietnam war protestors.

Dang. Jim Morrison didn't seem to have been the happy, optimistic, utopian hippie type. I'd have liked to thought that he possessed enough realistic pessimism to make him a conservative somewhere deep down inside (he was a military brat, you know).

I'll be he's against our troops today, too!

111 posted on 05/20/2005 7:05:36 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Throne and altar--in Jerusalem!!!)
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To: Rodney King

112 posted on 05/20/2005 7:20:11 AM PDT by Nick Danger (He's dead, Jim. But he's electable.)
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To: shaggy eel

I think he's had more than the occasional beer!


113 posted on 05/20/2005 8:17:02 AM PDT by concordKIWI
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To: Knitting A Conundrum
well -- I think that picture sure looks like him. I think this story is BS -- but whoever is in this pic, shares three very compelling similarities. First -- the nose shape is identical. Second, the eyes are identical, and third, the cheek bones are identical. Taken together, it is quite a find if it is a fraud. (Of course, with photo doctoring abilities now -- who knows.)

This would be some story -- but I am sure it will not pan out.
114 posted on 05/20/2005 8:26:24 AM PDT by Iron Eagle
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To: killjoy; spanalot
Tell that to the Sailors on the USS Cole who were given emergency medical treatment by the French military.

Actually, I suspect this wasn't medical treatment, but a followup attack - which, from the French, might well result in a net decrease in wounds...
115 posted on 05/20/2005 8:30:28 AM PDT by beezdotcom (I'm usually either right or wrong...)
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To: zbigreddogz

Yup.
Just his girlfriend [who died not that long after] and some French coroner that no one ever heard of or could ever locate again.

I personally think he'd do it.

"Let's just say I was testing the bounds of reality. I was curious to see what would happen. That's all it was: curiosity."


116 posted on 05/20/2005 10:31:35 AM PDT by Salamander (No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn,.......)
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To: F.J. Mitchell

Is it really?

Morrison said this;

"Whoever controls the media, controls the mind."

I think he'd make a great FReeper....:)


117 posted on 05/20/2005 10:33:11 AM PDT by Salamander (No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn,.......)
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To: Numbers Guy

Yeah. A power hitter.


118 posted on 05/20/2005 10:34:18 AM PDT by Skooz (Property Taxes are Immoral)
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To: sittnick

All of it was - you SHOULD have dialed that number too...


119 posted on 05/20/2005 10:36:29 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Xenalyte

Billy Idol was originally cast as Jim for the movie but the bike accident put him of commission.

He wound up as a bit player that we never saw from the waist down due to the massive cast he was still wearing.

Billy would've done Jim cinematic justice....:)

As an odd side note, every time I think of the bible description of the angel Lucifer, [he was the most beautiful of all created beings] I picture Morrison.

The man was so etherally beautiful that it *hurts*....;))


120 posted on 05/20/2005 10:39:14 AM PDT by Salamander (No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn,.......)
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To: Lancey Howard

Morrison got a lot of grief for the song "The Unknown Soldier".
The debate still rages over whether the song was simply tragic, sentimental imagery or anti war.

*shrug*

It works both ways.


121 posted on 05/20/2005 10:43:52 AM PDT by Salamander (No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn,.......)
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To: weegee

I always thought that Jim Varney resembled Richard Speck.


122 posted on 05/20/2005 10:47:42 AM PDT by Clemenza (Senator, my offer to you is this: NOTHING!)
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To: LauraleeBraswell

"HOW ABOUT A DOORS REUNION TOUR IN 06!!!!!"

If Morrison is dead, this is really a scary prospect. Don't count on ME to buy a ticket. I don't want to watch a concert featuring a barf bucket-pretty singer.


123 posted on 05/20/2005 10:50:09 AM PDT by righttackle44 (The most dangerous weapon in the world is a Marine with his rifle and the American people behind him)
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To: Salamander

He would get zapped off Free Republic faster than I got zapped off DU, the couple of times I foolishly tried to reason with them.


124 posted on 05/20/2005 10:55:43 AM PDT by F.J. Mitchell (The House of Representatives serves people-The Senate serves Senators.)
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To: F.J. Mitchell
One incident needn't necessarily follow the other.

FReepers are not psychotically walking in illogical/ideological lockstep like DUers are....:)
125 posted on 05/20/2005 11:00:03 AM PDT by Salamander (No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn,.......)
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To: AnAmericanMother
Use a micrometer. Whoever those two guys are in Knittings side by sides are, they appear to have exactly the same eye spacing ratio. Messured from tear duct to tear duct, they are both just slightly closer together than the width of one eye. Add in the broken nose, 20+ years of cartilege growth in the nose tip and ears, similar jone bone structure, and 20+ years of wear and tear.

Could be, but I doubt it.

126 posted on 05/20/2005 11:07:44 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (Never underestimate the will of the downtrodden to lie flatter.)
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To: rolling_stone
They actually found Kramer's corpse in his wrecked minivan in 1999 at the bottom of a 400 foot ravine famous for being a dumping ground for stolen cars.

He really wasn't a member of Iron Butterfly until 1975...well after the 1969 In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida Iron Butterfly.

Still a little Twilight Zone-is but it could be that he ran off a cliff avoiding something

127 posted on 05/20/2005 11:18:25 AM PDT by Range Rover (Kerry is STILL a Fraud)
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To: Salamander

True. And I may very well be wrong in my opinion of Jim Morrison, by assuming that being a Rocker as he was, that his political persuasion would likely be just the opposite of most of us on Free Republic.

It's no secret around here that I am an old codger and must confess to a love hate relationship with hard Rock. Most of what I know about it I learned through my youngest son,born in 1956 and was growing up during those years. Over time we tended to compromise, mostly for our mutual survival, and learned to appreciate some of his Rock and he grudgingly admitted that not all country sucked.

He is a little more conservative himself these days, maybe I will discuss this with him the next time we talk.





128 posted on 05/20/2005 11:28:02 AM PDT by F.J. Mitchell (The House of Representatives serves people-The Senate serves Senators.)
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To: F.J. Mitchell

Many people don't know that Jim Morrison's father was the youngest Admiral in the history of the US Navy. His home was very conservative and conventional.

People who come from such homes, more often than not, settle into middle age far more conservative than their 20-something esapades would seem to indicate.


129 posted on 05/20/2005 11:41:15 AM PDT by Skooz (Property Taxes are Immoral)
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To: Rodney King

hummmm....same jaw line......


130 posted on 05/20/2005 11:48:25 AM PDT by smiley
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To: F.J. Mitchell

Take the mascara-wearing, theatre-of-the-bizarre Alice Cooper as a good example.
He set the standard for "shock rock" and bands still try to emulate him to this day, yet he is as conservative as the day is long.
His favorite pastime is playing *golf*, fer cryin' out loud....:))
And then there's Ted Nugent.
If I live to be a hundred, I'll never forget my first sight of the long-haired, nearly naked, breechclout-wearing maniac screaming onstage.
He's so right-wing it's scary.

Gene Simmons, the blood-spouting, fire-breathing "demon bat" of KISS is a staunch political conservative who believes that -everyone- should have guns and use them when necessary.

Rock is full of surprises....:)

[loved your personal vow, BTW; "Determined to live long enough to see the death of liberalism."...and I hope you do]...;)


131 posted on 05/20/2005 12:37:33 PM PDT by Salamander (No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn,.......)
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To: Skooz

That's a fact Skooz.

I am sure that the word "Conservative" attached to anything, would have sent me running away to ayy place but, when I was young.

The word radical would probably have pulled me like a nail to a magnet. Wonder if the Loonie left, by forever calling us radicals, are inadvertently responsible for so many of the youing who are coming over to our side? Wouldn't that be ironic?



132 posted on 05/20/2005 12:44:25 PM PDT by F.J. Mitchell (The House of Representatives serves people-The Senate serves baloney.)
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To: Salamander

Like Art Linkletter made his fortune saying, "People are funny."

Liberalism is scary-I agree with you, hoping we soon witness the death of it.


133 posted on 05/20/2005 12:50:48 PM PDT by F.J. Mitchell (The House of Representatives serves people-The Senate serves baloney.)
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To: Rodney King

With Jack Kennedy and Onassis?


134 posted on 05/20/2005 12:51:54 PM PDT by toddlintown (Your papers please.)
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To: Rodney King

I suppose it would be either to fake dying that admit you actually were living in France.


135 posted on 05/20/2005 12:53:15 PM PDT by Tall_Texan (If you can think 180-degrees apart from reality, you might be a Democrat.)
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To: Rodney King

Does this mean Keith Richards might actually be alive also??


136 posted on 05/20/2005 12:53:34 PM PDT by MrLee
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To: Mr. Jeeves

Yeah there's probably a rancher in southern oregon right now who wishes this idiot "journalist" would just let him raise his damn horses in peace.


137 posted on 05/20/2005 12:59:22 PM PDT by rattrap
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138 posted on 05/20/2005 1:06:44 PM PDT by evets (God bless President Bush and VP Cheney)
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To: Rockingham

Wow this is so cool - Jimi as a paratrooper and a hardcore anti-commie. Made my day!


139 posted on 05/20/2005 1:08:40 PM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Sir_Ed

I've seen this guy's photos of the supposed Jim Morrison, and they look nothing like him at all...



How many of us DO look like we did in the 70s?


140 posted on 05/20/2005 1:09:38 PM PDT by WKB (You can half the good and double the bad people say about themselves.)
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To: spanalot
Can you Imagine the french doing ANYTHING!

Well, they did sink, intentionally, mind you, that Greeanpeace ship in NZ, what, about 20 years ago?

141 posted on 05/20/2005 1:09:50 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
"Totally agree. The Doors are vastly overrated."

In today's society they are, but when they were performing in the 60's & 70's they weren't all that great.

If my memory serves me right.

142 posted on 05/20/2005 1:13:46 PM PDT by auggy (http://home.bellsouth.net/p/PWP-DownhomeKY /// Check out My USA Photo album & Fat Files)
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To: MrLee

Does this mean Keith Richards might actually be alive also??

***

Well, he's still walking upright and playing guitar, but then again, that doesn't necessarily mean he's alive.


143 posted on 05/20/2005 1:15:23 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: F.J. Mitchell

Amen, sir.
Amen.


144 posted on 05/20/2005 1:17:58 PM PDT by Salamander (No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn,.......)
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To: Nightshift; floriduh voter; cyn; amdgmary; PhilDragoo; pc93; Sun; STARWISE

Judge Greer's college roommate is still alive. ??


145 posted on 05/20/2005 1:22:34 PM PDT by tutstar ( <{{--->< Impeach Judge Greer http://www.petitiononline.com/ijg520/petition.html)
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To: weegee
Pitts, who met Morrison in 1998, says the rocker staged his death because of a French conspiracy to kill him

Morrison did fake his death but he died later in a monastery:

Didn't Morrison have some felony charges pending in Florida when he disappeared / died?

146 posted on 05/20/2005 1:29:28 PM PDT by Freebird Forever
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To: 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
When the right-side entertainers caucus meets on the other side, Jimi Hendrix will have a place of honor -- but he may not have much company!
147 posted on 05/20/2005 2:00:05 PM PDT by Rockingham
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To: Bird Jenkins

HA! None of those pics on the website look anything like him to me even with age.


148 posted on 05/20/2005 2:01:51 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Rats theme song: "Whatever it is...I'm AGAINST it ! - Groucho Marx")
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To: Fledermaus
An American Poet [30 years later?]


149 posted on 05/20/2005 2:40:11 PM PDT by Salamander (No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn,.......)
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To: Salamander

ACK! Looks like one of those aliens that probed me.


150 posted on 05/20/2005 2:41:44 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Rats theme song: "Whatever it is...I'm AGAINST it ! - Groucho Marx")
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