The Doors Creative Writing Contest

Celebrate The Doors 50th Anniversary by participating in this creative writing contest! Create a poem or short story inspired by the band’s 50-year career for your chance to win THE SINGLES 7″ Boxset.  Poetry must be submitted by posting a video of your poem being read via Instagram video. Short story submissions (3-5 pages) can be sent to doorsLA1967@gmail.com. Only original pieces will be accepted. The judges will be the members of The Read More …

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Alfred Music Debuts The Doors: 50th Anniversary Songbook, Deluxe Collectible Hardcover Edition

Alfred Music, the leading publisher in music education since 1922, is thrilled to release The Doors: 50th Anniversary Songbook, a comprehensive guitar TAB hardcover edition featuring the complete studio recordings from 1967–1971. Few musical artists defined the spirit of 1967 as well as The Doors. In fact, the band released two albums that year—kicking off 1967 with their landmark self-titled debut in January, then releasing Strange Days in September, seemingly Read More …

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The Doors Strange Days 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

The Band Concludes Their 50th Anniversary Year By Revisiting Strange Days With Remastered Stereo And Original Mono Mixes On 2-CD Version, With Original Mono Mix Also Available On Vinyl  Both Are Set For Release On November 17 From Rhino LOS ANGELES – The Doors had one of the most extraordinary debut years in music history in 1967, releasing a string of hit singles and two platinum albums, beginning in January Read More …

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The Doors on The Ed Sullivan Show

50 years ago on September 17, 1967, Jim Morrison​ solidified his place as a poetic rebel. Before the band was to perform “Light My Fire” on The Ed Sullivan Show​, Jim was specifically told he couldn’t sing the word “higher” on air. As Robby Krieger​ explains, “We thought they were joking – who were they kidding? Wanting us to change the lyrics on the number one song in America? We Read More …

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THE DOORS: THE SINGLES – OUT NOW

All Of The Band’s Singles And B-Sides Available Together For The First Time As A Two-CD Collection And An Expanded Two-CD/Blu-ray Version Limited Edition Vinyl Version Features Twenty 7-Inch Singles With Original A & B-Sides BUY NOW THE SINGLES will be available in multiple formats listed below on September 15 from Rhino. 2-CD – All 20 U.S. singles with their corresponding B-sides, plus four mono radio versions ($19.98) 2-CD/Blu-ray – Read More …

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Celebrate 50 Years of “Light My Fire” on July 28 & 29

On July 29, 1967, “Light My Fire” reached number on on the charts. It was The Doors’ first ascent to the top spot – though not their last. (Check out Billboard’s review of The Doors’ chart history here.) This weekend, celebrate The Doors’ first number one song on the charts by streaming “Light My Fire” on Spotify and posting to your social account. Here is some suggested copy: -In celebration Read More …

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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 …

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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 …

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