Robby Krieger

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Robert Alan Krieger, born January 8, 1946, in Los Angeles, is a musical performer and The Doors guitarist. He attended UCLA. “The first music I heard that I liked was Peter and the Wolf. I accidentally sat and broke the record (I was about seven). Then I listened to rock ‘n’ roll – I listened to the radio a lot – Fats Domino, Elvis, The Platters.

“I started surfing at fourteen. There was lots of classical music in my house. My father liked march music. There was a piano at home. I studied trumpet at ten, but nothing came of it. Then I started playing blues on the piano?no lessons though. When I was seventeen, I started playing guitar. I used my friend’s guitar. I didn’t get my own until I was eighteen. It was a Mexican flamenco guitar. I took flamenco lessons for a few months. I switched around from folk to flamenco to blues to rock ‘n’ roll.

“Records got me into the blues. Some of the newer rock ‘n’ roll, such as the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. If it hadn’t been for Butterfield going electric, I probably wouldn’t have gone rock ‘n’ roll.

I didn’t plan on rock ‘n’ roll. I wanted to learn jazz; I got to know some people doing rock ‘n’ roll with jazz, and I thought I could make money playing music. In rock ‘n’ roll you can realize anything that you can in jazz or anything. There’s no limitation other than the beat. You have more freedom than you do in anything except jazz – which is dying – as far as making any money is concerned.

“In The Doors we have both musicians and poets, and both know of each other’s art, so we can effect a synthesis. In the case of Tim Buckley or Dylan you have one man’s ideas. Most groups today aren’t groups. In a true group all the members create the arrangements among themselves.”



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  • October 12, 2021. 11:00 am PT
    Virtual Signing Event
    Premiere Live Signing
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  • October 12, 2021. 6:00 pm PT
    Virtual Event
    Live Talks LA
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  • October 13, 2021. 4:00 pm PT
    Virtual Conversation with BBC’s Laura Barton
    Rough Trade Records NYC
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  • October 18, 2021. 7:00 pm PT
    Virtual Event with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame archivist Andy Leach
    Hudson Library & Historical Society (Cleveland, OH)
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  • October 29, 2021
    Robby Krieger Band
    The Suffolk Theater
    Riverhead, NY
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  • October 30, 2021
    Robby Krieger Band
    Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center
    Sugar Loaf, NY
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  • October 31, 2021
    Robby Krieger Band
    Keswick Theatre
    Glenside, PA
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  • November 15-16, 2021
    Robby Krieger Band
    Sony Hall
    New York, NY
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  • November 17, 2021
    Robby Krieger Band
    The Ridgefield Playhouse
    Ridgefield, CT
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  • December 8, 2021
    Robby Krieger Band
    The Whisky a Go Go
    Los Angeles, CA
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Most people know Robby Krieger as the consummate music artist in his role as former guitar player and songwriter of the legendary band The Doors.
What shouldn’t be surprising is that creativity has no boundaries and many times artistic expression will spill over into more then one medium for the artist.
Robby Krieger is no exception as demonstrated in his creation of a collection of spectacular, never-before-seen works of art…now available to art lovers and Robby fans.
Now, through the charity services organization, ART FOR A CAUSE, limited edition, giclee prints of his beautiful paintings will, for the first time, be available to the fans of Robby Krieger.
“I hope my paintings brings joy and love to art lovers for many years to come.” – Robby Krieger

Click here to visit the “Art For A Cause” site.


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4 weeks ago
Robby Krieger

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Merry Christmas, Robby and Lynn!

Happy Anniversary 💕💕💕 Enjoy your special day together.!

Congratz to the Krieger Tribe! Wishing you more to come..

She has a great haicut💜

Happy anniversary and merry Christmas

Happy Christmas to you and yours Robby 🎄😎🎸

A beautiful memory Happy Christmas robby thanks for the music

Merry Christmas... and Love to the both of you

Happy Anniversary ❤️❤️

Look what my Santa Baby got me 😁💖 #thedoors #mrmojorisin #robbykrieger

Merry Xmas and happy anniversary!

Happy Wedding Anniversary to Robby Krieger and Lynn Krieger! God bless you and your family! 🔯

Happy Anniversary to you both !

hey robbie merry christmas you guys

Happy anniversary 🎉🎉🎉Robbie & Lynn Krieger

Merry Christmas!

Happy Anniversary 💞💞

Happy anniversary Robby

Merry Christmas from Germany 🙃

Merry Christmas 🎁🎄

All the videos of the doors never exist Pamela Curson, every concert and tour Robby, Ray and Jhon has their partners but Jim always alone, Pam rarely appears but never hugs and kisses, only in the photos.

LOVE THIS!!!!

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas Robby Krieger, thank you for your great music !

Merry Christmas

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1 month ago
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Very sad news to report that Robby's long-time bassist Phil Chen has passed away. Phil was a part of Robby's first "post-Doors band" in 1973 (Butts Band) and joined Ray Manzarek and Robby for a decade of touring with D21C in the 2000s. Phil also played and toured with Rod Stewart and Jeff Beck, among many others. Aside from his extraordinary musical talent, Phil was an incredible human being who would do anything for a friend and always brought a smile to whatever situation he was in. We will miss you Phil. ... See MoreSee Less

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He was a rock-solid bass player and a cool stage personality.

nooo loved him and knew him

Rest easy sir! Such a huge loss! Incredibly sweet and talented soul 💔 The big Jam in the sky just got alot more funky

So well said! He brought joy to many, and went out of his way to send wonderful, uplifting notes and a signed album to a teenage girl, who is a budding bassist but struggling inside. She will never forget him! When I asked him to do this as a favor he did not hesitate. What a great man.

That’s Horrible. God bless his family

Wow, RIP Phil, had the pleasure of seeing him with “the doors” 3 times and talk to him the morning after his show in my hometown. He was very cool and receptive

Was great to see him with Robbie a few years ago in Virginia. An incredible show It was . Rip Phil.

Oh so sorry to hear this. We saw him play several times with Robby and always so impressed with his contributions to not only the music but the vibe of the group! RIP and way too young!😞❣️

Sorry to hear! Happy to have met you. RIP 🙏🏻

So sorry to hear this. He was an amazing bass player, with the most infectious smile. I’ll always be grateful to have seen him live and shaken his hand. Rest In Peace Phil. You will be missed.

Loved Phill such a master bass man, RIP

Very sad news, such a solid Bassist & great human being. I met Phil 5 times at different D21C shows. And he always had time for the fans, to chat, sign or take photos. Super nice guy he was, R.I.P. Phil. Thanks for all the great performances you gave us over the years.

I am so sorry. Lots of love and solace to you, his family and friends.

Saw Phil performing with Robby and Ray at the Boston show in 2013. He was incredible. RIP

Oh, I'm so sorry to hear this! I've seen Phil play with Robby many times in and around LA and he was always so much fun to watch and a perfect balance to Robby. Sending condolences to his family and the entire band.

My sincere condolences, Robbie. 🙏🙏💔🙏🙏

I’m sorry for your loss Robbie. Sincere condolences to his family and those that loved him most.

I’m so sorry to hear this… sending my prayers and condolences Robby. Phil was awesome!🙏🏼🙏🏼💕🙏🏼💕

One of the nicest and kindest humans and an extraordinarily talented bass player 🎸🌎❤️🙌. Rest in Power 🌷🌸🌺

What a great talent. Fortunate to have seen him live a few years ago with Robby

Such a sad loss and our heart goes out to Robby Krieger and also to the family of Phil Chen. May Phil’s memory always be a blessing.

Sorry for the loss of your friend and jam partner- Phil brightened up the room and helped others be more healthy too. Will eat some miso in his honor- hugs to you and his children and his widely extended music family. I spoke to him a few months ago and knew of his health struggle but It is hard to accept. I told him how loved he is by his fans- hopefully it was of some comfort.

Great man RIP

My condolences. I had the honor to see him perform with D21C a couple of times. 🙏🎶

Many condolences in your time of grieving, Mr. Krieger

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The coolest cat in those days! Happy Birthday Jim!

Happy Heavenly Birthday to the freedom man, the word man, the old blues man. You packed a lot of living into 27 years. Imagine what you would have done with 77 years. You are missed.

Happy Birthday Party in The Sky!💝 Please do tell my Mom that I said hi!🎶

Happy birthday Jim. And heaven walk with Angel Rip

Happy Birthday Jim! Robbie Kreiger my boys got me your book for Christmas! Can't wait to read it!

Happy Birthday in heaven Chief Mojo Risen.

Happy birthday to the lizard king

Happy birthday, Jim . I hope you are in your sanctuary without petition

Much respect, Robby! You're a huge part of the Doors Music with your masterful guitar work.

Happy Birthday, Jim!!! My youngest son shares it with you — and Robby is going to rock a sold out Whisky in your honor!

Some of my best musicians are Sagittarius, like myself

Happy birthday Jim! Just played your soulful voice for my music class today. You’d probably get a kick out of 18 year old kids grooving to The Doors in 2021.

The man is dead, and congratulations on his birthday ... Sick

Happy birthday Jim! Saw the Doors in Pittsburgh in the late 60's... they were awesome!

The Doors music all day tomorrow 😎

HBD Jim! You are missed.

happy birthday to you jim, Carry me Caravan take me away Take me to Portugal, take me to Spain Andalusia with fields full of grain I have to see you again and again Take me, Spanish Caravan Yes, I know you can Trade winds find Galleons lost in the sea I know where treasure is waiting for me Silver and gold in the mountains of Spain I have to see you again and again Take me, Spanish Caravan Yes, I know you can. thanks a lot for reminding on jim s birthday. a few years ago i wanted to go on your concert, but i was ill. maybe your book is under my christmastree...

Happy Birthday to my favorite poet and singer!

Happy Birthday dear Jim. You are loved and missed. XOXO

Happy birthday Jim Rest In Peace As well as your dad.. I got to meet him your dad. In Coronado ca. and meet your brother to. Take care Jim’s family

Happy birthday, Jim. You were the best.

Happy birthday Jim.thanks for all the works of art you left us ...yes .you definitely did leave something very sacred for us left living ! American prayer is my most precious album ..❤

Happy Birthday Jim. I hope you’re not trashing anything, in The Great Gig In The Sky!

Happy birthday Mr Mojo Risin’

Big fan of yours Robbie. Fantastic guitarist and absolute legend

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