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Jim Morrison of The Doors found dead...

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July 9, 1971

THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, July 9, 1971

* Jim Morrison of The Doors
* Death stated to be of natural causes
* Louis Armstrong's funeral

Page nine has the displayable 4 column heading: "Rock Star's Death, Burial Told", with accompanying text and a photo. The report states that "he died peacefully of natural causes." The report also reports of his burial. Rare to find both a death and a burial notice within the same issue - and in this instance, the same article. This was due to the 5-day delay in the reporting of his death. The same page also has: "Armstrong's Funeral Held", which reports details regarding the funeral of Louis Armstrong.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day are found throughout.

Complete in 34 pages, a few binding holes along the spine which do not impact the coverage. Very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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