The Doors Debut Album Is Still One Of The Most Dangerous Ever

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Read the full piece in the Observer. One glance at the cover of The Doors’ debut album and you knew the summer of love was over and the flower children were headed straight for the sanitarium. These Doors, as drummer John Densmore later quipped, were clearly “unhinged.” Ray Manzarek carried the stern countenance of a Protestant preacher, …

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The Doors: London Fog 1966 review – embryonic sound of stars in the making

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  Read the four-star review at The Guardian. Many of the countless Doors live albums are far from essential, but this one feels genuinely important. The recently discovered 1966 audience recording from a gig at the Los Angeles club London Fog captures the band in their lesser-known embryonic period. Their sound is already in place …

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The Doors and All That Rock

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Published in the New York Times By DON HECKMAN MORRISON HOTEL: The Doors. (Elektra EKS- 750070 The Doors have shown remarkably little inclination toward change in their years on top of the pop heap. The elements of their music are still basically the same as when “Light My Fire” seemed to herald the arrival of …

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Doors: “Waiting For The Sun” Review

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Published in NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS Third album from this American underground group who have recently surfaced over here with their “Hello I Love You” single. That is among the 11 Doors penned and arranged tracks but is hardly representative. None of the tracks can be faulted: Jim Morrison is one of the best vocalists in …

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