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Not Fade Away: The Poetry of Jim Morrison (Ep 11) Author Chris Balz
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 Not Fade Away

Episode 11: Chris M. Balz

Burning the May Tree: The Sacrifice of Jim Morrison”


Hey there! Hi There! Ho there!

The Not Fade Away podcast is back and this time we are returning to the world of Jim Morrison with a look at his poetry in Burning the May Tree: The Sacrifice of Jim Morrison” written by Chris. M. Balz

Chris is a longtime fan of Morrison and has been studying his poetry and non-musical writings for decades which became the thesis this book is based on. 

In this episode, Chris and I talk about:

  • Chris’s ideas on how Morrison predicted the world we live in today 
  • The symbolism of his poetry
  • Did he fake his own death?
  • Thoughts on the 1990 Oliver Stone film
  • Chris’s favorite Doors lyrics

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