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45 Years Ago: Jim Morrison’s Disastrous Last Doors Show

Jim Morrison was already in a headlong downward spiral by the time he performed his final show with the Doors.

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48 Years Ago: The Doors Banned From ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’

It was a clash of mainstream culture vs. the counterculture when the Doors were booked to appear on the Ed Sullivan Show on Sept. 17, 1967.

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50 Years Ago: The Doors Record Their First Demo Under a Different Name

No one could have guessed what would come of the combo that wandered into Los Angeles' World Pacific Studios on Sept. 2, 1965.

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46 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Clean Up Jim Morrison’s Mess After Disastrous Concert

Led Zeppelin were on the rise in the summer of 1969, while Doors frontman Jim Morrison was in the midst of a long and painful public downward spiral. On July 27, the two bands met going in opposite directions.

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Doors’ First Two Post-Jim Morrison Albums to Be Reissued

Long out-of-print, the first two albums released by the Doors after Jim Morrison died are set for expanded reissue later this year.

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Doors Bass Players
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The Secret History of the Doors’ Bass Players

The Doors did not have a bass player.

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48 Years Ago: The Doors’ Debut Album Released

The Doors' self-titled debut album was released on Jan. 4, 1967.

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The Story of Jim Morrison’s Arrest and Macing in New Haven

Doors frontman Jim Morrison was arrested and maced at a concert on Dec. 9, 1967

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45 Years Ago: Jim Morrison Arrested in Arizona

A delayed flight leads to big trouble for the Doors frontman.

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Doors’ Self-Produced 1968 Documentary Finally Set for Official Release

The trailer for the Doors' long-lost self-produced rock documentary 'Feast of Friends' has the effect of stripping away four decades of mythology, revealing the group as flesh-and-blood collaborators and friends -- rather than rock demigods.

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Jim Morrison’s Arrest History

Ultimate Classic Rock looks back at the arrest history of the late Doors frontman Jim Morrison.

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Todd Rundgren, Edgar Winter, and Lou Gramm
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Todd Rundgren, Edgar Winter, and Lou Gramm Join All-Star Doors Tribute Album

A large group of classic rockers will be involved in a Doors tribute album that will arrive on June 24.

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