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Slash says he's having trouble finding the words to express his feelings following the death of The Doors' Ray Manzarek.  Nevertheless, the guitarist was one of many rockers who took to Twitter Monday to mourn the legendary keyboardist. 

Slash says Manzarek and the Doors represent the sound of Los Angeles to him, adding that they were one of the first bands he remembers hearing when he moved from England to L.A.  Slash's former Guns N' Roses bandmate Matt Sorum tweeted that Manzarek was a "genius," and says he feels honored to have had the chance to know him and play with him.  Likewise, Sugar Ray frontman Mark McGrath called his onstage moment with Manzarek a "highlight and a blessing." 

Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, Weird Al Yankovic, and actor Elijah Wood are just a few of the other stars thanking Ray for his contributions to music and sending their condolences via twitter.  Manzarek died Monday at the age of 74 after a long battle with bile duct cancer. 

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