The Doors sign with Elektra Records in 1966

The Doors are now one of the biggest Rock bands of all time, they also have some of Rock’s most enduring music that includes classics such as “Light My Fire”, “People Are Strange” or “Riders On The Storm”, however they struggled to find a label that considered them worth of being signed to

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Jim Morrison gets arrested by the FBI at the Phoenix, Arizona Airport in 1969

The controversial Doors downward spiral was on full speed in 1969 and still fresh from the controversial performance at The Doors infamous Miami concert in March, Jim Morrison gets in trouble again when he’s arrested by the FBI after landing on Phoenix, Arizona

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Jim Morrison is sentenced to 6 months of hard labor on this day in 1970

On March 1st, 1969, The Doors play one of Rock History’s most infamous concerts at The Dinner Key Auditorium in Miami, Florida in what came to be known as the “Miami Incident”. On September 20th, 1970 Judge Goodman sentenced Morrison to six months hard labor

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The Doors peak to No.1 with the smash hit “Hello, I Love You” in 1968

In 1968, despite being already one of the top bands in the U.S and owning the 1967 smash hit “Light My Fire”, The Doors hadn’t yet fully break into the European market, but with “Hello, I Love You”, they finally did

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The Doors hit No.1 for the first time with “Light My Fire” in 1967

Taken from their debut album “The Doors” where it runs for over seven minutes, “Light My Fire” was never considered for being a single, and it had to be edited in order to fit the airplay demand of the song. On July 29, 1967, it became their first No.1

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When The Doors played their memorable Hollywood Bowl concert on July 5, 1968

At the height of their popularity, The Doors played the prestigious Hollywood Bowl on July 5, 1968, a performance that is now regarded as historical. On the audience, a very special and famous guest wanted to learn how to play and control bigger venues and audiences. Learn more about it and read also more facts about this legendary concert

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The Doors first No.1 “Light My Fire”

Taken from their debut album “The Doors” where it runs for over seven minutes, “Light My Fire” was never considered for being a single, and it had to be edited in order to fit the airplay demand of the song. On July 1967, it became their first No.1

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The legendary Rock music producer Paul A. Rothchild was born on this day in 1935

Paul A. Rothchild was one of the most respected and requested producers in Rock music. He produced several legendary Rock acts during the 1960’s and 1970’s including The Doors, Janis Joplin, Love, Neil Young and Joni Mitchell. We look back at the career of this legendary figure in Rock

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Remembering Ray Manzarek, the legendary and influential founder and keyboardist of The Doors

Ray Manzarek was the working mastermind behind The Doors, he kept the legacy running during decades after lead singer Jim Morrison’s demise. We look back at his life and career on what would be his 79th Birthday

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The Doors’ Solid Rock of “Morrison Hotel”

On February 9, 1970, The Doors redefine and reinvent themselves with a solid Rock album that was a drastic departure from their previous (and failed) attempt at making orchestral music. We look back at this timeless Rock classic that even inspired the name of a famous restaurant chain

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The Doors guitarist Robby Krieger turns 72 today

Like every other member of The Doors, Robby Krieger had an important key role on developing the band’s unique sound. He wrote some of the band’s greatest hits such as “Light My Fire”, “Love Me Two Times”, “Touch Me” and “Love Her Madly”, today he turns 72

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The flawless and timeless debut album of The Doors

“The Doors” was released on January 4th, 1967 and remains a timeless and fresh Rock album, featuring classics such as “Break On Through (To the Other Side)” , “Light My Fire” or “The End”, this was one of the breakthrough albums of 1967 and one that embodies The Doors signature sound the most. We revisit one of the most flawless debut Rock albums of all time

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The Doors play their last concert with Jim Morrison at The Warehouse, New Orleans in 1970

In late 1970, The Doors were recording what would be their final studio album with Jim Morrison. Five days after Jim Morrison’s 27th birthday, on December 12th, the band plays at The Warehouse, a popular venue in New Orleans, without knowing it would be the last time the four of them would play together. Read about that evening and what happened to the tapes that recorded the show.

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Jim Morrison 74th Anniversary Special

To celebrate the 74th anniversary of the legendary and iconic Jim Morrison, we’ve put together six articles about his life and work, including a recap of his short but significant life, a quiz, a review of all The Doors six studio albums with Morrison, a collection of his best quotes and more

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27 Quotes by Jim Morrison

During his short lifetime, Jim Morrison gave many interviews and recorded several parts of his poetry. His opinions or insights were often deep, philosophical and visionary and circled around the subjects of freedom and death. We’ve assembled 27 quotes, which is a symbolic number for his 27 years of life, that will give you food for the soul

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The  Doors Studio Albums With Jim Morrison Rated And Reviewed 

We’ve rated, reviewed and tell you some of the back story behind all the six Doors studio albums made with Jim Morrison between 1967 and 1971

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The Official 1967 Jim Morrison Biography By Elektra Records

In 1966, after being signed by Elektra, The Doors were asked to write their biographies so it could be used for promotional purposes. Read Jim Morrison’s one, where among many curiosities he states that his family is dead, which was not true.

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Jim Morrison: The Eternal Rock Poet

Together with The Doors he made some of the best and most timeless music in Rock, he lived fast, only 27 years, believing the “road to excess” would lead to the “palace of wisdom”. Today Jim Morrison would had turned 74, we look back at his influential life and career.

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The Jim Morrison Tribute To Brian Jones: “Ode To L.A. while thinking of Brian Jones, Deceased”

In July 1969, three weeks after The Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones died at age 27, Jim Morrison distributed to concert goers at two performances by The Doors, a self-published four page pamphlet featuring a poem/meditation on the death of Jones titled “Ode To L.A. while thinking of Brian Jones, Deceased” Read the full poem

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The Doors influential drummer John Densmore turns 73 today

John Densmore is one of Rock’s most unique drummers, he has developed a personal technique in which he blends among other styles Jazz, Tribal beats and Rock. With The Doors he became famous and scored several hits during the late 1960’s. We look back at his life and career

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The Strange Days Of The Doors

The Doors are to this day one of the most influential rock bands that ever existed,no doubt about it, even if you don’t like their music, but their influence spreads beyond rock music and beyond music even. In this article we’ll explore The Doors second album “Strange Days

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