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Forevermore, January 4 Will Be The Day Of The Doors In Los Angeles

Read the original article by Pamela Chelin at LA Weekly.  Fifty years to the day after their self-titled debut record was released, the surviving members of The Doors, guitarist/songwriter Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore, are seated in a hotel room at the Hotel Erwin in Venice Beach, sharing a laugh while Densmore recounts a Jim Morrison anecdote. “One time Jim, in hysteria, said, ‘I want to be bigger than Read More …

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

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, hunched over the keyboard driving Jim Morrison into new, uncharted realms as he delivered psychedelic Read More …

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THE DOORS ANNOUNCE 50TH ANNIVERSARY DELUXE EDITION OF THEIR GROUNDBREAKING DEBUT ALBUM

The Band 50th Anniversary Celebration Continues With 3CD/LP Set Of Their Eponymous Debut, Featuring Remastered Stereo And Mono Mixes, Plus Live Recordings  Available From Rhino On March 31  January 4 To Be Declared “Day Of The Doors” In Los Angeles  In Special Ceremony In Venice LOS ANGELES – 50 years ago today in 1967, The Doors broke through to the other side for the first time with its eponymous debut Read More …

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Robby Krieger Talks To People Magazine About #Doors50

Read the original article here. Even legends have to start somewhere. For the Doors — the psych rock pioneers who pushed the limits of minds and music with tracks like “Light My Fire,” “Love Me Two Times” and “L.A. Woman”— it can all be traced to the London Fog on Los Angeles’ Sunset Strip. Just months after forming, the nascent group was offered a residency at the down-at-the-heels club in early 1966. Having played little more than the odd Read More …

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JANUARY 4 TO BE PROCLAIMED “DAY OF THE DOORS” IN LOS ANGELES

The Doors’ 50th Anniversary Year Begins With January 4 Event In Venice, Where The Band Was Formed, With Official Proclamation And Appearances By Founding Members John Densmore And Robby Krieger  The Band’s Debut Album The Doors Was Released On January 4, 1967 On Elektra Records LOS ANGELES – 50 years to the day of the release of their debut album, January 4 will be proclaimed “Day Of The Doors” in Read More …

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The Doors App for iPad is now only $0.99!

The Doors App for iPad is back in The Doors store! Now, it’s only $0.99. Click here to download. In addition to the treasure trove of content, the Doors App for iPad has been updated to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Doors. This is the most immersive Doors experience available. More than 700 images and 100 music and sound clips that will delight and satisfy Doors fans. More than Read More …

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The Doors Reflect On Earliest Concerts; Jim Morrison’s Genius

Read the article in full at Rolling Stone. “When I think about the beginning of the Doors, it feels like a strange, beautiful psychedelic dream that happened,” John Densmore says. “I guess it happened.” The drummer has been reassessing the band’s salad days because he recently contributed to a newly released, limited-edition box set, London Fog 1966, which contains the earliest known recordings of the Doors. It features a recording Read More …

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

  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 and Jim Morrison is on the verge of becoming the Lizard King, using the near-empty Read More …

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RECENTLY DISCOVERED LIVE RECORDINGS, THE EARLIEST KNOWN TO EXIST, TO BE REVEALED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN LONDON FOG 1966

  Collector’s Edition Boxed Set Features Previously Unheard  Concert Recordings On CD And Vinyl Along With 8 x 10 Prints Of Unseen Photos And Replica Memorabilia  Available From Rhino/Bright Midnight Archives On December 16  LOS ANGELES – Before The Doors took the music scene by storm in 1967, they were the house band at the London Fog, a Sunset Strip dive bar located just footsteps away from the world famous Read More …

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