Love and the Demonic Psyche

Article published in Eye Magazine Written By: Digby Diehl James James Morrison Morrison Weatherby George Dupree Took great Care of his mother, Though he was only three. James James Said to his mother, “Mother”, he said, said he: “You must never go down to the end of the town, If you don’t go down with …

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Wicked Go The Doors

Published in LIFE Magazine Written by FRED POWLEDGE I suppose it was a combination of White Power, being 33 years old, Sergeant Pepper and my 9 year-old daughter Polly that made me want so urgently to understand rock music. White Power helped because the field of race relations, about which I usually write, is at …

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Jim & the Magic

Published in 16 Magazine IT WAS INTERMISSION and the Doors were to go on stage in ten minutes. Instead of waiting around in the crowded dressing room, Jim Morrison decided to go for a walk backstage. After climbing endless stairs, he found himself in a tiny room where there was a porthole overlooking the stage. …

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Strange Days

Published in the Los Angeles Herald Examiner By Richard Baxter The horse latitude lie at sea, 30 degrees north and south of the equator. They are characterized by unpredictable clams and storms and, in the day of the sailing ship, were treacherous. Vessels, becalmed or doomed to a brutal storm, dumped many a cargo to …

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‘Strange Days’ Review – Rolling Stone

The Doors

Published in Rolling Stone The Doors are an amazing group. Each of them are highly competent and talented musicians, yet music is only secondary to what they are doing. They are violently anti-commercial in their stance and their approach and yet the finished product is highly commercial. And it would also appear that vocalist Jim …

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Doors, a Way in and a Way Out, Rock on Coast

Published in NY Times By ROBERT WINDELER SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19— The Doors is one pop music group that may make it to the group that may make it to the end of this rock generation, which is to say it may last another fiver years. An audience of 4,500 packed WInterland, and abandoned ice-skating …

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The Strange Mystical Magical World of Jim Morrison

Published in Spec Magazine BY GLORIA STAVERS People are strange when you’re a stranger – When you’re strange no one remembers your name. Somewhere just outside the very busy and very rich city of Hollywood there is an abandoned, decaying old office building. It’s deserted rooms occasionally echo the sounds of passing cars or the …

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CRAWDADDY MAGAZINE INTERVIEW

Paul Williams, Intrepid Crawdaddy! Editor, flew to Englewood New Jersey, in March 1967 to record the following interview with Paul Rothchild, producer for Elektra Records. Cowboy Paul (see enclosed hat) Is 32, and had produced albums by the Butterfield Blues Band, Love, Koerner, Ray and Glover, etc.; the Top 20. Paul is happy about that. …

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“Strange Days” Recording Session

Published in HAPPENING By Hank Zevallos We’re sitting on a sofa in the control tower of studio one, Sunset Sound Recorders, Hollywood. Before us, on the other side of a huge picture window, engineer Bruce Botnik is setting up mikes and speakers. To the left, behind another window, in a dark cell of a room …

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This Is Happening Article

We’re sitting on a sofa in the control tower of studio one, Sunset Sound Recorders, Hollywood. Before us on the other side of a huge picture window, engineer Bruce Botnick I setting up mikes and speakers. To the left, behind another window, in a dark cell of a room is Jim Morrison, waiting…doing things with …

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