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The Doors

Active since: 1965    Primary Instrument: Band/orchestra

The Doors

From their beginnings during the summer of 1965 at Venice Beach, California, The Doors were truly aband, a remarkable fusion of creative energies, a lot of attention has been focused on Jim Morrison which his looks and talents clearly justify. However, Jim was well aware that the magic of The Doors could never have happened without the fortunate forging of John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison into a single creative whole. It is no mystery why Jim Morrison never went solo; so sympathetic were the three other musicians to Jim's mission that such a consideration was out of the question. Robby Krieger, or example, was able to write lyrics and music that sounded more like Morrison than Morrison himself— among them “Light My Fire,” “Love Me Two Times,”and “Love Her Madly.” Without Krieger, Manzarek and Densmore there is a strong chance that Jim's songs would never have made it off the page, into rehearsal, onto the stage, into the recording studio and, in defiance of all odds, to successive generations who have since discovered The Doors as a “new” group....
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1967 – The Doors
1967 – Strange Days
1968 – Waiting for the Sun
1969 – The Soft Parade
1970 – Morrison Hotel
1971 – L.A. Woman
1971 – Other Voices 1972 – Full Circle
1978 – An American Prayer Videography 1983 – No One Here Gets Out Alive
1985 – Dance on Fire
1987 – Live at the Hollywood Bowl
1989 – Live in Europe 1968
1991 – The Doors are Open
1997 – The Best of Doors
2001 – VH1 Storytellers
2001 – The Doors – 30 Years Commemorative Edition
2002 – Soundstage Performances
2008 – Classic Albums: The Doors
2010 – When You're Strange

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