John Densmore and Robby Krieger Remember Tony Funches

Tony Funches epitomized soul.  He loved music and worked  with some heavyweights (Stones, Doors, etc.)  He had the not-easy task of trying to keep Jim (Morrison) out of trouble.  I was extremely fortunate to connect with Tony a few years ago, after a long absence.  It was a blessing.  He was articulate, progressive, and funny!  RIP, JD Tony was my favorite of Jim’s bodyguard/ babysitters. Unlike most of the others, he tried Read More …

Robby Krieger (The Doors), “Light My Fire” Art Exhibition and Charity Event in Los Angeles

Cocktail Reception with Robby Krieger Thursday, May 11th 7-10 pm at Mr Musichead Gallery Tickets $15 through EventBrite “My painting of ‘Light My Fire’, in an extended way, was born out of Jim Morrison’s inspiration in the band’s early days for me to write music for The Doors.” -Robby Krieger Robby Krieger has created a never before seen work of art titled “Light My Fire” inspired by the classic song he composed Read More …

American Songwriter Loves The Doors 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

Read the full review at American Songwriter. The Doors The Doors — 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (Rhino/Elektra) Rating: 5 out of 5 stars After 50 years of accolades, what more is there left to say about the Doors’ archetypal 1967 debut? At this stage, it’s not just ingrained as one of the great ’60s albums, but surely one of the finest first releases ever (it checked in at #34 on Read More …

The Doors Debut – 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Is Available Now

For someone, this will be the first time they hear this seminal album. Can you imagine what that might be like?   “At this stage, it’s not just ingrained as one of the great ’60s albums, but surely one of the finest first releases ever.” – American Songwriter Click here to order. 50 years ago in 1967, The Doors broke through to the other side for the first time with Read More …

Celebrate 50 Years of The Doors With the Record Store Day Exclusive Vinyl, Live at the Matrix

Celebrate 50 years of The Doors with Live at the Matrix, available on vinyl for the very first time on Record Store Day, 2017 (April 22, 2017)! Originally recorded on March 7, 1967 in San Francisco, Live at the Matrix has been newly mastered from recently discovered original tapes by the historic Doors engineer, Bruch Botnick. The Matrix recordings originally released in 2008 were from a third-generation source, so the sound quality of the versions on this vinyl Read More …

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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 …

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 …

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 …