Tuesday, January 8: Tig's Rock Birthdays

Robby Krieger, best known as the guitarist of The Doors, performs at the Malibu Guitar Festival opening night benefit concert, May 18, 2017 in Malibu California. Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

Happy Birthday today (Jan. 8) to Doors guitarist Robby Krieger. He's 73. Also celebrating is singer Mike Reno of Loverboy (64) and in remembrance, David Bowie would have been his 72 today.

Robby Krieger is best known for his work as guitarist for the Doors. The Doors formed out of Los Angeles in 1965 and featured Jim Morrison on vocals, Ray Manzarek on keyboards, Robby Krieger on guitar and John Densmore on drums. Krieger wrote and co-wrote many of the Doors' classic songs like "Light My Fire", "Love Me Two Times", "Touch Me", and "Love Her Madly". He was named one of the greatest guitarists of all time by Rolling Stone magazine. The Doors were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993. Cheers to legendary Doors guitarist Robby Krieger on his birthday today!

Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

 
 
 

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