Robby Krieger and John Densmore of The Doors recalled Mick Jagger’s capture of Jim Morrison during an acid trip during a recent appearance on Rick Rubin’s Broken Record podcast. Jim Morrison left his mark on the rock and roll scene with his charismatic appearance, effortlessly cool style, poetic lyrics, and distinctive vocals. His wild behavior, ability to hypnotize a crowd, and entire persona helped him create one of the most potent rock star images in the history of music. Despite this, the singer was an alcoholic and drug addict.
It was evident from Jim Morrison’s lyrics and statements that he was attempting to cope with traumatic events and his depressive state through creative activities. However, his heavy drug and alcohol use began to inhibit his musical talent and concentration. He also encountered numerous difficulties with the authorities. After years of struggling with fame and addiction, the legendary rocker died of heart failure in 1971.
Morrison’s bandmate Robby Krieger recalled a time when the singer was under the influence of acid during a recent interview. The guitarist explained that when Morrison took acid, his mood was unstable. He was occasionally great, but that night he withdrew into himself. Mick Jagger, the leader of the Rolling Stones, was also present to observe their performance. Densmore stated that they would want to have good relations with Jagger, but it was not the right time.
One of Jim Morrison’s acid trips, as described by Robby Krieger: “At times, when he was on acid, he was fantastic. This time, however, he became more introverted and moved around less. John Densmore added: He observed a moth on the artificial turf and picked it up to examine it. Krieger proceeded: “Moreover, the fact that his girlfriend. Pam was seated alongside Mick Jagger in the front row.