Ray Manzarek

~ Person

Legal name: Raymond Daniel Manczarek Jr.


Raymond Daniel Manczarek, Jr. (February 12, 1939 – May 20, 2013), better known as Ray Manzarek, was an American musician, singer, producer, film director, and author, best known as a founding member and keyboardist of The Doors from 1965 to 1973. Manzarek was notable for performing on a keyboard bass during many live shows and some recordings, taking on a role usually filled by a bass guitar player. He was a co-founding member of Nite City from 1977 to 1978, and of Manzarek–Krieger from 2001 until his death in 2013.

Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license



Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1974 The Whole Thing Started With Rock & Roll Now It's Out of Control Ray Manzarek 2
1974 The Golden Scarab Ray Manzarek 3
1993 Love Lion Michael McClure & Ray Manzarek 1
1994 Carmina Burana Ray Manzarek 1
2005 Freshly Dug Darryl Read & Ray Manzarek 1
2006 Atonal Head Ray Manzarek & Bal 1
2006 Love Her Madly Ray Manzarek 1
2007 Bleeding Paradise Darryl Read & Ray Manzarek 1
2008 Ballads Before the Rain Ray Manzarek & Roy Rogers 1
2011 Translucent Blues Ray Manzarek & Roy Rogers 1
2013 Twisted Tales Ray Manzarek & Roy Rogers 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2012 The Piano Poems: Live From San Francisco Ray Manzarek & Michael McClure 1

Album + Spokenword

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 The Doors Myth and Reality Ray Manzarek 1

Showing official release groups by this artist. Show all release groups instead, or show various artists release groups.