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Exclusive Listen: Rare Recording of Jim Morrison Poem Unearthed For New Charity Album

Recitation of 'Path to Zero' is set to music on 'Prayer Cycle 2'

February 16, 2011 11:25 AM ET
Exclusive Listen: Rare Recording of Jim Morrison Poem Unearthed For New Charity Album
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Click to listen to Jim Morrison's "Path to Zero"

A rare recording of Jim Morrison reciting an untitled poem about the plight of Native Americans in Los Alamos, New Mexico will finally be released as part of a charity album titled Prayer Cycle 2. The record was put together by composer Jonathan Elias and features contributions from Sting, Sinead O'Connor and Robert Downey, Jr., and will benefit the anti-nuclear organization Global Zero. The album hits stores on May 10th, but you can listen to the poem, which features accompaniment composed by Elias, here right now.

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