“To remember the lyrics he would think of melodies and then they would stay in his head. He had melodies and lyrics in his head, and he would sing them a cappella, and we would eke out the arrangements.” – Ray Manzarek on Jim’s songwriting process.
“I know that they say that a person's attention span for a record is about three minutes. But I think that it's different in a concert because the audience has the sound. It keeps your attention.” –Robby Krieger
“Half of the people are getting very classical, sophisticated, and theatrical, and then there's the need for blues. There's a split. I'd like to do both. I enjoy both. I think that the Doors have a combination of both now.
“The sex, death, lyrical ambiguity roles are all here, beginning with the crisp menace of 'Break On Through', a deliberate statement of intent and the best possible musical corollary to the group name.” –NME, October 1975.
“EVEN WHILE they were here, the phenomenon was growing bigger. Everyone came to see them,” –Danny Fields speaking with Hullabaloo Magazine on The Doors’ popularity during a trip to New York in October of 1967“EVEN WHILE they were here, the phenomenon was growing bigger.
From hair metal and grunge to sixties synth pop, ROXY has always been inspired by rock and roll, both on and off the board. To honor that shared spirit, ROXY is commemorating some of the biggest icons in music through this collection of limited edition tees.
The Doors' two post-Jim Morrison LPs, 1971's 'Other Voices' and 1972's 'Full Circle,' are being reissued on vinyl and CD later this year. The re-release was the subject of a recent article in Rolling Stone magazine.
He told me that some Nevada cowboys sent him a couple death threats after his "own" count of how many wild Mustangs were left. He used his Dances dough to fly over in a helicopter and what he came up with was about half of the "official" count.