Elton John, whose first solo studio album in seven years comes out today, told University of Southern California students treated to a free concert of his last week, "You have to keep trying and improving. Coasting is dangerous. I can't just play 'Bennie and the Jets' over and over again."
One day in August 1965, UCLA film graduate Ray Manzarek was walking along Venice Beach in Los Angeles when he had a chance meeting with an old college acquaintance named Jim Morrison.
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