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 …

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 …

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 …