Morrison Changed Name For Singing Career

British chart-topper JAMES MORRISON changed his name when he became a singer, but he insists he was not inspired by late THE DOORS frontman JIM MORRISON. The UNDISCOVERED singer/songwriter was born JAMES CATCHPOLE, but he decided to use his middle name - Morrison - when he took to the stage. He says, "I get jokes about my name - about being the new Jim Morrison. I don't care, though, as I don't like The Doors and James Morrison isn't even my name - it's James Catchpole and Morrison is my middle name. "But I hate my surname and it's not great for the music world." Morrison is currently number one on the UK albums chart with his debut LP.


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i love jim.

So he doesn't like Jim? How can someone even say that...He doesn't even appreciate what built rock music. If he's claiming to even be a rock artist. Which is completely stupid.
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Yeah, you don't like Jim Morrison. Iguess it is the in thing to say, but who the heck are you ? I dont think you will have any kind of effect on music like Jim morrison of the Doors did...You are just a wann-be coppier, trying to use a dead mans name to get recognition. You dont like the Doors ? what a bunch of lies..you are using them...why not admit it. Your music sure don't do anything..
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