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The Doors

The Doors
Formed: Jul, 1965 in Los Angeles, CA
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Disbanded: 1973
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, Robby Krieger
Biography: The Doors, one of the most influential and controversial rock bands of the 1960s, were formed in Los Angeles in 1965 by UCLA film students Ray Manzarek, keyboards, and Jim Morrison, vocals; with drummer John Densmore and guitarist Robby Krieger. The group never added a bass player, and their sound was ...Read full biography
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The Doors
Released: 1967
Label: Elektra Records
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A tremendous debut album, and indeed one of the best first-time outings in rock history, introducing the band's fusion of rock, blues, classical, jazz, and poetry with a knock-out punch. The lean, spidery ...Read full review
Morrison Hotel
Released: 1970
Label: Elektra Asylum
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The Doors returned to crunching, straightforward hard rock on Morrison Hotel, an album that, despite yielding no major hit singles, returned them to critical favor with hip listeners. An increasingly bluesy ...Read full review