Circus Article/Interview by Eric Van Lustbader

Flashback: Madison Square Garden’s Felt Forum. The house lights dimmed, the Doors were announced, and a peculiar tension built in the air; an excitement pulsed and moved from the shadowed corners, lacing the room with an emotional current. “Hullo,” said Jim. And the Doors began to play. “Five to one, baby, one in five,” he sang. Grabbing the mike in a whiplike motion, he began to stamp around the stage, Read More …

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Circus Magazine – The Jim Morrison Interview with Sali Stevenson

Sitting, watching and waiting for a possible doom factor to happen with no way to halt it is a gut wrenching, nerve racking experience. Then the waiting was over, Jim Morrison faced Judge Murray Goodman in Miami. “You are a person graced with a talent, admired by many of your peers. Man tends to imitate that which he admires and those gifted with the ability to lead and influence other Read More …

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Interview with Jim Morrison

Published in ROLLING STONE By Ben Fing Do you still consider yourself the “Lizard King?” That was two years ago, and even then it was kind of ironic. I meant it ironically…half tongue-in-cheek. It was an easy thing to pick up on. I just thought everyone knew it was ironic, but apparently they thought I was mad. Do you think you’d be classified among the people who signify what some Read More …

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Doors: Their Music and Their Hassles by Tony Glover

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“We went off the stage, and, 10 minutes later, they started breaking chairs and going crazy. So we got in a whole bunch of trouble – and got a terrible review. “ A little history never hurts. Just a short time ago, the Doors came to Minneapolis for a concert gig. They invited me to sit in with them and harmonica – so Read More …

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Jim Morrison Tells All

Published in ROLLING STONE By JERRY HOPKINS NEW YORK—Jim Morrison, looking like Che Guevara with heavy beard and long cigar, was in town with the Doors last week taping a Critique show for the National Educational Television network. The Gig (an Elektra Records brainchild) consisted of a ten-minute interview with rock writer Richard Goldstein and 35 minutes of music. A 15-minute discussion of their music with a panel of critics Read More …

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A Coexistent Conversation With The Doors – Circus Magazine

Editor’s Note:  CIRCUS knows that long interviews broken up into many  parts can be a drag, but we cant think of any other way to present Tony Glover’s two-hour rap with Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger, John Densmore, and their road manager, Bill Siddons.  Space just wont permit us to run it all at once.  Please bear with us.  This is Part Three of a five-part interview. Writing introductions Read More …

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At The Bowl

Published in the Los Angeles Free Press Written by HARVEY PERR The Doors concert at the Hollywood Bowl could have (and should have) been great theatre. There was Jim Morrison, moving with animal grace, exuding his own peculiar sexuality, obviously in a good mood and ready to give his audience everything they wanted and possibly more. Morrison represents a specific kind of dramatic experience: one in which a shrewd and Read More …

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CRAWDADDY MAGAZINE INTERVIEW

Paul Williams, Intrepid Crawdaddy! Editor, flew to Englewood New Jersey, in March 1967 to record the following interview with Paul Rothchild, producer for Elektra Records. Cowboy Paul (see enclosed hat) Is 32, and had produced albums by the Butterfield Blues Band, Love, Koerner, Ray and Glover, etc.; the Top 20. Paul is happy about that. Williams: How the hell does Krieger play so slow? Rothchild: Well, it’s understandable when you Read More …

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Doors Interview with Emmett Lake

Lake: What do you think of the scene in San Francisco as compared to LA? John: It’s a great audience to play to…and there’s so many kids there, just open… Robby: Although the crowd there is getting a little spoiled. Like every week they have either the Yardbirds, or the Who, or some great group. At least one great group every week. You know, like they get…you know, like, most Read More …

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DOORS INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTION

Lake: What do you think of the scene in San Francisco as compared to LA? John: It’s a great audience to play to…and there’s so many kids there, just open… Robby: Although the crowd there is getting a little spoiled. Like every week they have either the Yardbirds, or the Who, or some great group. At least one great group every week. You know, like they get…you know, like, most Read More …

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