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4. Jim Morrison

When Jim Morrison died in 1971 he was just 27, but years of hard living made him look at least a decade older. This 1971 Australian TV clip of The Doors playing "Crawling King Snake" from L.A. Woman is the last known footage of Morrison playing with the group. As you can tell from the video, Morrison was in far from peak form.

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