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The Doors - 'Live at the Bowl '68' DVD Review

What could be better than watching the Doors live, at the height of their game, playing at the Hollywood Bowl, with frontman Jim Morrison (allegedly) tripping on acid?

L.A. Woman 40th Anniversary Review

The Doors’ career was a peculiar one.

BBC Reviews The Doors When You’re Strange: Songs From the Motion Picture

It has often been said that Jim Morrison’s untimely death at the age of 27 was the best career move he ever made. It was certainly a lucrative detour as far as his record labels are concerned.

Atlanta Music Guide CD Review: When You’re Strange: A Film About the Doors — Soundtrack

Jim Morrison will not die. Almost 30 years after his death, the rock and roll shaman still holds many a follower in his drunken sway.

Strange Days 40th Anniversary Review

Traditionally, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones duke it out for the tenuous title of Greatest. Band. Ever. Occasionally, The Beach Boys or Led Zeppelin are mentioned in the same discussion, but rarely, if ever, are The Doors seriously considered.

The Doors 40th Anniversary Album Review - Slant Magazine

Apparently we've been listening to the wrong album for decades. At least that's what engineer Bruce Botnick says in the liner notes of the expanded 40th-anniversary release of The Doors' self-titled debut.

"The Doors" - The Rolling Stone Review

The Doors arrived in 1967, the same year as Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band; both were psychedelic touchstones and among the first major rock discs that truly stood as albums, rather than collections of songs.

Strange Days Review - NME Magazine

WAS THIS ALBUM WEIRD? You bet yer snakeskin mitts it was.

For a start the cover.

Set in a deserted mews, a circus troupe perform, oblivious of each other, while on the reverse a crouching midget begs money for a pale androgynous figure trapped in a doorway.

The Doors Other Voices

To many enthusiasts, the loss of Jim Morrison (vocals/lyrics) likewise meant the passing of the Doors.

"L.A. Women" - The Rolling Stone Review

Besides being heavy in their early days the Doors were funny too. Funnier than a fish. Who can ever forget those great Morrison ad libs like the one he once did during a lull in "Gloria" ("Little girl how old are you. little girl what school do you go to, little girl suck my cock")?