Danny Sugerman
Manager of "The Doors"
Danny Sugerman
Daniel Stephen "Danny" Sugerman was the second manager of the Los Angeles-based rock band The Doors, and wrote several books about Jim Morrison and The Doors, including No One Here Gets Out Alive, and the autobiography Wonderland Avenue. Sugerman replaced the original Doors manager, Bill Siddons, shortly after Morrison's death in 1971. He helped film director Oliver Stone with the production of the 1991 movie The Doors.
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Ray Manzarek, Doors keyboardist, dies
San Francisco Chronicle - almost 4 years
Ray Manzarek, Doors keyboardist, dies Ray Manzarek, the founding member and keyboard player for the Doors whose haunting and sweetly melodic organ riffs loomed large in the psychedelic rock era, died Monday at the RoMed Clinic in Rosenheim, Germany. Formed in 1965, when Mr. Manzarek had a chance encounter with aspiring poet and film student Jim Morrison at Venice Beach, the band went on to sell more than 100 million albums worldwide, with hits like "Light My Fire," "Hello, I Love You," "Break on Through (To the Other Side)," "L.A. Woman" and "Roadhouse Blues." When they performed a series of dates at the Winterland Ballroom in December 1967, the band stopped one of their shows midsong so could watch themselves perform on TV on "The Jonathan Winters Show." After Morrison's death in Paris in 1971, the Doors - which also included drummer John Densmore and guitarist Robby Krieger - tried to carry on with Mr. Manzarek on vocals. The Doors staged several hugely succ ...
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El Club 27 (Final) - ABC Color
Google News - over 5 years
De acuerdo al manager del grupo, Danny Sugerman, Courson inicialmente aseguró que Morrison había muerto de una sobredosis accidental de heroína, que insufló convencido de que se trataba de cocaína. En otras ocasiones la mujer dijo que ella mató a
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Jim Morrison - La Repubblica
Google News - over 5 years
... che fanno parte del gigantesco archivio al quale lui e Danny Sugerman, manager e biografo ufficiale del gruppo, stanno lavorando e dal quale hanno già estratto una prima perla, un disco dal vivo che testimonia l' incredibile forza live della band,
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Morrison's life, music remembered - Toronto Sun
Google News - over 5 years
In 1980, manager Danny Sugerman published the biography No One Here Gets Out Alive. A new generation discovered him. By 1981, Morrison was on the cover of Rolling Stone, beside the headline: "He's hot, he's sexy and he's dead
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Dylan Jones: 'The Canyon Country Store in LA is still the place to go for an ... - The Independent
Google News - almost 6 years
Laurel Canyon is often written about as the place that gave the world Crosby, Stills and Nash – which is obviously why a lot of people hate it – the place that inspired Joni Mitchell's "Ladies of the Canyon", Danny Sugerman's Wonderland Avenue and the
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Jerry Hopkins Wants The Doors Fans To Send Him Memories - Cinema Blend
Google News - almost 6 years
Hopkins, who co-wrote the definitive rock book with Danny Sugerman in 1980, has appealed for fans to offer up their anecdotes about how The Doors and their enigmatic frontman Jim Morrison changed their lives. He says, "'Jim Morrison changed my life!
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Danny Sugerman, 50, Fan and Manager of Doors
NYTimes - about 12 years
Danny Sugerman, who went from being a Doors fan as a teenager to serving as manager of the rock band, died on Jan. 5 at his home here. He was 50. The cause was lung cancer, according to a statement posted on the band's Web site. Mr. Sugerman helped write the biography of the Doors' lead singer, Jim Morrison, ''No One Here Gets Out Alive'' (Warner
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THE IRAN-CONTRA REPORT: The Cast; Soldiers, Secretaries and Politicians, Now United in Bitterness
NYTimes - about 23 years
The glare of the Iran-contra affair ultimately made OLIVER L. NORTH rich, famous and potentially powerful. But for many of the officials, spies and subordinates caught up in the scandal, the last seven years have brought little but bitterness. Some charged with crimes pleaded guilty. Some fought the law and lost. Some won Presidential pardons.
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PAPERBACK BEST SELLERS: June 2, 1991
NYTimes - over 25 years
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PAPERBACK BEST SELLERS: May 26, 1991
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Weeks This On Week List Fiction 1 4 MESSAGE FROM NAM, by Danielle Steel. (Dell, $5.99.) A woman journalist's coming of age in the 1960's and 70's. 2 11 RED DRAGON, by Thomas Harris. (Dell, $5.95.) An F.B.I. agent hunts a serial killer. 3 32 THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, by Thomas Harris. (St. Martin's, $5.95.) An F.B.I. man and woman track a serial
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PAPERBACK BEST SELLERS: May 19, 1991
NYTimes - almost 26 years
Weeks This On Week List Fiction 1 3 MESSAGE FROM NAM, by Danielle Steel. (Dell, $5.99.) A woman journalist's coming of age in the 1960's and 70's. 2 10 RED DRAGON, by Thomas Harris. (Dell, $5.95.) An F.B.I. agent hunts a serial killer. 3 31 THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, by Thomas Harris. (St. Martin's, $5.95.) An F.B.I. man and woman track a serial
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PAPERBACK BEST SELLERS: May 12, 1991
NYTimes - almost 26 years
Weeks This On Week List Fiction 1 2 MESSAGE FROM NAM, by Danielle Steel. (Dell, $5.99.) A woman journalist's coming of age. 2 30 THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, by Thomas Harris. (St. Martin's, $5.95.) An F.B.I. man and woman track a serial killer. 3 9 RED DRAGON, by Thomas Harris. (Dell, $5.95.) A retired F.B.I. agent hunts a serial killer. 4 3 AN
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PAPERBACK BEST SELLERS: May 5, 1991
NYTimes - almost 26 years
Weeks This On Week List Fiction 1 1 MESSAGE FROM NAM, by Danielle Steel. (Dell, $5.99.) A woman journalist's coming of age in the 1960's and 70's. 2 29 THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, by Thomas Harris. (St. Martin's, $5.95.) An F.B.I. man and woman track a serial killer. 3 8 RED DRAGON, by Thomas Harris. (Dell, $5.95.) A retired F.B.I. agent returns to
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PAPERBACK BEST SELLERS: April 28, 1991
NYTimes - almost 26 years
Weeks This On Week List Fiction 1 28 THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, by Thomas Harris. (St. Martin's, $5.95.) An F.B.I. man and woman track a serial killer. 2 7 RED DRAGON, by Thomas Harris. (Dell, $5.95.) A retired F.B.I. agent returns to service to track down a serial killer. 3 20 DANCES WITH WOLVES, by Michael Blake. (Fawcett, $4.95.) A Civil War
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PAPERBACK BEST SELLERS: April 21, 1991
NYTimes - almost 26 years
Weeks This On Week List Fiction 1 27 THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, by Thomas Harris. (St. Martin's, $5.95.) An F.B.I. man and woman track a serial killer. 2 6 RED DRAGON, by Thomas Harris. (Dell, $5.95.) A retired F.B.I. agent returns to service to track down a serial killer. 3 19 DANCES WITH WOLVES, by Michael Blake. (Fawcett, $4.95.) A Civil War
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PAPERBACK BEST SELLERS: April 14, 1991
NYTimes - almost 26 years
Weeks This On Week List Fiction 1 26 THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, by Thomas Harris. (St. Martin's, $5.95.) An F.B.I. man and woman track a serial killer. 2 5 RED DRAGON, by Thomas Harris. (Dell, $5.95.) A retired F.B.I. agent returns to service to track down a serial killer. 3 18 DANCES WITH WOLVES, by Michael Blake. (Fawcett, $4.95.) A Civil War
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PAPERBACK BEST SELLERS: April 7, 1991
NYTimes - almost 26 years
Weeks This On Week List Fiction 1 25 THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, by Thomas Harris. (St. Martin's, $5.95.) An F.B.I. man and woman track a serial killer. 2 5 THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM, by Robert Ludlum. (Bantam, $5.95.) Jason Bourne plans to infiltrate the ruthless Medusa Brigade. 3 4 RED DRAGON, by Thomas Harris. (Dell, $5.95.) A retired F.B.I. agent
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PAPERBACK BEST SELLERS: March 31, 1991
NYTimes - almost 26 years
Weeks This On Week List Fiction 1 24 THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, by Thomas Harris. (St. Martin's, $5.95.) An F.B.I. man and woman track a serial killer. 2 4 THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM, by Robert Ludlum. (Bantam, $5.95.) Jason Bourne plans to infiltrate the ruthless Medusa Brigade. 3 3 RED DRAGON, by Thomas Harris. (Dell, $5.95.) A retired F.B.I. agent
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PAPERBACK BEST SELLERS: March 24, 1991
NYTimes - almost 26 years
Weeks This On Week List Fiction 1 23 THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, by Thomas Harris. (St. Martin's, $5.95.) An F.B.I. man and woman track a serial killer. 2 3 THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM, by Robert Ludlum. (Bantam, $5.95.) Jason Bourne plans to infiltrate the ruthless Medusa Brigade. 3 3 BITTER SWEET, by LaVyrle Spencer. (Jove, $5.95.) A widow's ordeal after
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Danny Sugerman
    FIFTIES
  • 2005
    Age 50
    Sugerman was a recovering heroin addict who found solace in Buddhism. He died on January 5, 2005 after a prolonged struggle with lung cancer, and was interred in the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1991
    Age 36
    Sugerman married Fawn Hall of the Iran–Contra affair fame in 1991 and they remained married until his death.
    More Details Hide Details They briefly met MP3.com co-founder Rod Underhill while Hall was employed there. Underhill later stated that "Sugerman was very interesting. He had appeared to go out of his way to appear visually like Jim Morrison. Same type of haircut, similar clothing. The similarity was uncanny." Sugerman discussed his idolisation of Morrison in detail, as part of 'Wonderland Avenue'.
    Sugerman also managed Iggy Pop for a period, and produced his song "Repo Man". He also wrote Appetite For Destruction: The Days of Guns N' Roses in 1991.
    More Details Hide Details Danny also wrote the lyrics to Tom Petty's "She was an American Girl." According to Danny the song was inspired by a lover, the morning she realized the she was going leave Danny and to return to her husband and normal life.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1972
    Age 17
    Sugerman attended Westchester High School in Los Angeles, graduating in 1972.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1954
    Born
    Born on October 11, 1954.
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