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Jim Morrison Was The First To Be Arrested Onstage


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Due to an incident during a show in New Haven, Connecticut in 1967, it established Jim Morrison, frontman for The Doors, as the first rock star to ever be arrested onstage during a performance. According to keyboardist Ray Manzarek, Morrison was “making out” with a fan in a shower backstage when he a police officer who didn’t recognize Morrison told him to vacate the premises. Morrison told him to “eat it” and was sprayed in the face with Mace. The concert was delayed, but when Morrison finally took the stage he went on a tirade calling the police officer a “little blue pig” taunting more police until he was taken into custody.