This Friday, July 3rd, marks the 44th anniversary of Jim Morrison's death. That's assuming, of course, you actually believe that the legendary Doors singer died in a Paris hotel room in 1971.

While thousands flock to Morrison's grave every year at the Père Lachaise Cemetery in France, there are others who insist that the Lizard King is alive and well. One of them is a man from Great Falls, Montana, who believes that Morrison staged his death and has been living in seclusion underneath an abandoned bar in the tiny town of Ulm, Montana.

To observe the anniversary of Morrison's death, or the most elaborate death hoax in rock history, we dug up a long, lost story about the ghost of Mr. Mojo Risin'.

"Richard Rossberg is a respected businessman in Great Falls, Montana.  For over three decades, he owned Mr. Salvage Motorcycles.  He also believes that legendary Doors singer Jim Morrison faked his death in 1971 and is now living above an abandoned bar in the nearby town Ulm, Montana.

In 2009, Rossberg met the man that he later came to believe was Jim Morrison.  As their friendship developed, Rossberg started putting the pieces together.  The conversations, the stories, and the man’s poetry eventually lead him to one conclusion, he was now friends with Jim Morrison. Rossberg’s experience encouraged him to write a book titled “Jim Morrison is Absolutely Alive“, which was released in 2010.

As for the man Rossberg claims is Jim Morrison…well, he hasn’t spoken publicly.  And even if he did, most people wouldn’t believe him. After all, theories about Morrison’s death have been floating around ever since the legendary Doors front man was discovered in the bathtub of a Paris Hotel in 1971.

If you’re ever driving through Ulm, Montana, keep an eye out for Jim Morrison.  And while you’re at it, look out for Elvis, Tupac and Jimmy Hoffa too."

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