Why Was Jim Morrison Called the Lizard King?


Jim Morrison was the lead vocalist and lyricist of American band The Doors. Morrison was positioned at number 47 on Rolling Stone's 100 greatest singers of all time and is extensively regarded as one of the largely iconic front men in rock music history. The Lizard King was one of Jim Morrison's occult secret code names.
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Jim Morrison wrote a poem called The Celebration of the Lizard that first apeared on the sleve of The Doors' album Waiting For The Sun. The poem contained the line: I am the Lizard King, I can do anything. Fans thought Morrison was refering to himself instead of another persona who Morrison created as the fictional author hence the nick name Lizard King.
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