Laurel Canyon home “Love Street” images from the original house circa 1980’s

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Photos of Jim and Pam’s first home located in Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles have been published recently. This is a big deal as we never see a good quality picture of the “Love Street” home before they began rebuilding it in the 90’s. The only picture of the house from that time that has been in circulating Doors fan pages was of poor quality and very small.

This is the original house just as it was before it was touched, rebuild, refurnished and resold many times. These are all the original wood, windows, nails, screws and structure of the home. Over the years the house was left to rot. No one lived in it after Jim and Pam moved to the Norton Avenue place in 1970. I don’t know the reason why Jim and Pam up and left Laurel Canyon. Could very well be because of the Sharon Tate Manson murders. A lot of celebrities ran from their homes when Sharon and her friends were found murdered in her home. It escalated when the Labianca’s bodies were discovered the next night.

Morrison fans had stolen parts of the home. From wood planks to pieces from their stove. There have been plenty of renovations to the home as last year the house burnt down and was rebuilt. For me the original home Jim and Pam lived in is gone. It was gone the moment they added new wood, floors, walls and a bell to the upper part of the house. It never had a bell when Jim and Pam lived there. Today the house no longer has wood. It’s now made entirely of cement and that bell was added in again. You can see recent photos and the history of the home in this link  http://bandaidpennylane.tumblr.com/tagged/laurel-canyon

The images were all added by http://bandaidpennylane.tumblr.com including these http://bandaidpennylane.tumblr.com/post/117189170131/a-good-quality-of-the-original-house-jim-and-pam but that person found the nice quality original home photos from http://www.rockandrollroadmap.com/places/homes-of-rock-and-roll-stars/los-angeles-area/laurel-canyon

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Sharon Tate and the mysterious Moroccan djellaba

Sharon Tate, here pictured around 1969, with her husband, Roman Polanski, were customers of Pam’s store, Themis. She is seen wearing a traditional Moroccan djellaba robe.  Although, it has not been proven she has actually purchased this item, in Themis, it is almost certain she bought it at Themis, as only Pamela sold those kind of items at the time, in Los Angeles.

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The following picture is from a TV program about Charles Manson and his “family”. Note below that one of his followers is wearing the same Moroccan djellaba robe that both Sharon and Pam are wearing. The Manson family were known to be thieves, or as they called it “creepy crawling” their way into people’s homes to steal whatever caught their eyes. I don’t know if the night Sharon was murdered they stole any of her clothes, but it is very eerie that one of Manson’s followers was wearing this same rare djellaba that Sharon owned in 1969, at one of  those “Free Manson’s” protests. The only one selling these expensive Moroccan djellaba at the time was Pamela in her boutique Themis.

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Pam wearing it.

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Some of the text and photos are courtesy of Pamela Courson-She dances In a Ring of Fire:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pamela-Courson-She-Dances-In-a-Ring-of-Fire/526308087482227?id=526308087482227
And http://www.charliemanson.com/