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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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The Doors App for iPad is now only $0.99!

The Doors App for iPad is back in The Doors store! Now, it’s only $0.99. Click here to download. In addition to the treasure trove of content, the Doors App for iPad has been updated to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Doors. This is the most immersive Doors experience available. More than 700 images and 100 music and sound clips that will delight and satisfy Doors fans. More than Read More …

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RECENTLY DISCOVERED LIVE RECORDINGS, THE EARLIEST KNOWN TO EXIST, TO BE REVEALED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN LONDON FOG 1966

  Collector’s Edition Boxed Set Features Previously Unheard  Concert Recordings On CD And Vinyl Along With 8 x 10 Prints Of Unseen Photos And Replica Memorabilia  Available From Rhino/Bright Midnight Archives On December 16  LOS ANGELES – Before The Doors took the music scene by storm in 1967, they were the house band at the London Fog, a Sunset Strip dive bar located just footsteps away from the world famous Read More …

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John Densmore Reminisces About 1966 with the LA Times

Read the entire article at the LA Times. What’s the most innovative  year ever for rock ’n’ roll? Fans, critics and academics have any number of watershed years they can point to in the more than six decades of post-World War II popular music broadly defined as rock. There’s 1954, the year Bill Haley & His Comets’ “Rock Around the Clock” signaled the flashpoint of rock ’n’ roll, and Elvis Presley first Read More …

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10 Things You (Maybe) Didn’t Know About L.A. Woman – Rolling Stone

The Doors had crammed several lifetimes into just five years as band, and by late 1970, the psychic toll of Jim Morrison’s addiction and legal hassles threatened to overwhelm the group. Any attempts at making an album under these conditions should have met with unmitigated disaster, but on L.A. Woman – the final Doors LP released during Morrison’s lifetime – the band succeeded almost in spite of themselves. Self-produced and Read More …

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