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that hadn t been washed in a month. He filled out the forms as sloppy as he could. (Densmore 54) The officer returned the forms and directed John to the next office. A black woman took John aside and pointed to the homosexual tendencies box on the form. If John checked the box he would be spared. (Densmore 56) John checked the box he would be spared. (Densmore 56) John got a 1Y classification. He was supposed to return in a year. One more rejection and the Doors would be unencumbered. (Densmore 56) July 14, John takes Jim downtown for his physical. John drops Jim off and Jim says to comeback in a couple of hours. John returned at high noon and Jim was standing in front looking cool as ever. (Densmore 57) John pulled over and Jim stepped in the car. Morrison said, they gave me a z

classification. (Densmore 57) Jim never said what a Z classification was. (Densmore 59) Robby Krieger played flamenco & folk guitar. Los Angeles 1965, John Densmore reconnects with Robby Krieger. They met in High school at University high. They form a band with two other guys calling themselves the Psychedelic Rangers. John Densmore met Ray Manczarek in a meditation class. Ray heard that John was a drummer and asked John if he wanted to form a band. John said,” yes.” but Ray said He ll call in a few months. ) Ray Manczarek called John Densmore and invited him to play with his band. The other band members were Ray s brothers Rick, the guitarist and Jim, the harmonica player. The band was called Rick and the Ravens. Ray Manczarek had nice blues licks coming from his Chicago

roots. The summer of 1965 heading south on the San Diego freeway Jim asked what about the name the doors. Jim got the idea from the new Huxley book The Doors of Perception. (Densmore 32) Morrison said Huxley got the phrase from William Blake. If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing in the world would appear to man, as it truly is, infinite. (Densmore 53) Ray and Jim met at UCLA film school. Ray was pursuing a master s degree in film after a bachelor in economics and Jim was finishing up a four-year degree in film. (Densmore 35)