11 hrs ago
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.
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15 hrs ago
Hear Ex-Kyuss Singer John Garcia's Duet With the Doors' Robby Krieger
"If someone told me at 19 years old, when I wrote 'Her Bullets Energy,' that Robby Krieger would be playing on it, I would have told them, 'You're out of your mind and go jump in a lake,'" says John Garcia, the voice behind bands like Kyuss, Vista Chino and Unida, referring to the closing song on his self-titled solo debut.
19 hrs ago
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.
Linn's Stamp News
U.S. stamp for Jim Morrison considered in 1993 and rejected
Figure 1. Germany issued this Jim Morrison semipostal in 1988. It is one of four stamps in the German set honoring well-known rock stars.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Sand Trap
Bubba's Act Still Not Playing Well Overseas
I wonder how many Liverpool residents under the age of 35 can name the members of Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Grateful Dead, or The Doors.
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.
The Macon Telegraph
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers stare at 'Hypnotic Eye'
Before easing into a conversation about his new album with the Heartbreakers, "Hypnotic Eye," the longtime Malibu beach-dweller Tom Petty has a score to settle.
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud
45 Years Ago: The Doors Stumble Through an Experimental 'The Soft Parade'
Released in July 1969, the Doors ' most experimental recording, 'The Soft Parade' was a wildly uneven affair that saw Jim Morrison and company trying out orchestral and brass arrangements, a weird bluegrass-soul amalgam and a misguided attempt at prog rock.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Tony Nominee Mary Bridget Davies Brings Playhouse Rocks! to Pasadena, Now thru 7/20
Acclaimed blues singer MARY BRIDGET DAVIES--nominated for a Tony this year in the "Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical" category for her Broadway lead in "A Night With Janis Joplin "--will return to The Pasadena Playhouse for four nights today, July 17-20.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Robby Krieger jams with Black Flag
Last month Robby Krieger played two nights in Chicago it turns out he played more than two shows.
Santa Cruz Sentinel
James Durbin and his band take on the Doors and Led Zeppelin in 'Destroy the Night'
James Durbin, center, and Dale Ockerman, second from right, will be performing music by the Doors and Led Zeppelin at the Rio Theater in Santa Cruz.
Jacks: Vacant World [Reviews]
Released: 1968 Genre: Psychedelic Rock Number Of Tracks: 10 "Vacant World" is the debut released in 1968 and one of the only two official albums released by the Japanese group Jacks.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Rock Hall Anniversary: The Doors' The Soft Parade
In July 1969, The Doors released their fourth album The Soft Parade . Despite being a top ten album, as well as going on to being certified platinum, it is considered to be their weakest album with frontman Jim Morrison.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
New books from Charles Rivers Editors includes Jim Morrison biography
We're going to kill two birds with one review. Charles Rivers Editors has recently released books on rock stars.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
John Densmore Caravan to Midnight and other Doors related interviews
Caravan to Midnight - John Densmore appeared on the Caravan to Midnight , a new subscription podcast hosted by John B. Wells formerly of America Coast to Coast.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Putting the X in the Roxy: Concert Review
Rebellion turns into celebration with the passage of time, as the original foursome run through their debut, then another hour-long set for a sweaty throng.
Things to do in Newcastle tonight: Friday July 11
Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra are an original, up beat, six-piece band featuring guitars, mandolin, harmonica, accordion, trumpet, double bass and percussion.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Hard Rock Cafe wants to liven up your lemonade
Summer is officially in full swing, so why not welcome the warm weather by sipping on a seasonal classic - lemonade! This summer, Hard Rock Cafe is celebrating the summertime staple with a variety of new fruit cocktails served in a coffee-press vessel that infuses fruit into the cocktail throughout the entire drinking process.
Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek bump into each other on Venice Beach?
The fictionalized version, from Oliver Stone's "The Doors" movie, of Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek's famous meeting on Venice Beach in July 1965.