The Doors appearance on American Bandstand pushes Light My Fire to number 1
July 22, 1967 The Doors appeared on Dick Clark 's American Bandstand for a final push to put " Light My Fire " over the top to hit the #1 position on Billboard Magazine's Hot 100 list.
This Day in Music History: July 22nd
1983: Dire Straits began a two night stand at London's Hammersmith Odeon where they recorded & filmed their first live album & concert video Alchemy: Dire Straits Live which was released the following year.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
John Densmore wins lawsuit against The Doors of the 21st Century
Doors history isn't all in ancient past when your grandparents were young, Jim Morrison noted 'we're passing through history' and there is some Doors history of the recent past.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
All About Jazz
The Doors: The App and Beyond
Given the late Jim Morrison's fascination with media, plus the film school experience he shared with Ray Manzarek, it's more than a little fitting The Doors have unveiled their own computer app.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
The Free Dictionary
Carlos Augusto Alves Santana is a Mexican and American musician who became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana , which pioneered a fusion of rock and Latin American music.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The Doors release 'The Soft Parade'
"Who Scared You" was recorded during 'The Soft Parade' sessions, was released as the 'b' side of "Wishful SInful" but later left off the final album.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
'Classic rock?' Not for The Cult
The Cult were hard rock heavyweights in the late 80s. The band is taking a break from recording to play a 16-date tour that includes Vancouver and Victoria.
July 8, 1965 the date Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek meet on Venice Beach?
Early July in Doors history is rife with events starting with the anniversary of Jim Morrison's death on July 3, 1971, his burial in Pere LaChaise on July 7. Paris in July was the end for Jim Morrison, but July was also the beginning for The Doors , in early July 1965 Jim Morrison 'bumped' into Ray Manzarek on Venice Beach but the exact date is ... (more)
Sun Jul 06, 2014
The Doors play the Hollywood Bowl
The Doors deconstructed segments of "Celebration of the Lizard" and used them as opening segues into songs, one of the more jarring examples is in "Light My Fire."
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Great rock atmosphere of the '80s brought back in Billy Idol's concert
Rebel Billy Idol held a concert on Sunday night in Bucharest in front of thousands of spectators at the Roman Arenas who enjoyed the entire show and the stage appearance of the artist who is in an excellent vocal and physical shape at almost 60 years.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Jim Morrison visits set of Jacques Demy film
In "L'Univrs de Jacques Demy" Jim Morrison is seen in late June of 1970 visiting the set of Demy's film "Peau d'Ane".