Jack Nicholson

Letters to Calendar: Writers on the storm in Santa Monica

Letters to Calendar: Writers on the storm in Santa Monica

Regarding “‘Killer’ Show at Forum” [April 22]: I saw the Doors at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium at about the same time. Jerry Lee Lewis opened for them on that night also. Similarly, he was booed off stage. His parting words to the audience that night were “Y’all can have a heart attack!” Jerry didn’t deserve that kind of treatment. He was doing what he was good at.

Kirk Findlay

West Hills

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I don’t know if Jerry Lee did more than one set with the Doors, but I was there that night and it went down a little different than described. The crowd did not want to hear him, see him, and the clamor got louder. I am sure the response shortened his set.

When he...

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