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45 Years Ago: The Doors’ ‘Waiting for the Sun’ Album Released

Following up a classic debut album as well as a stunning sophomore effort is no easy task. Just ask the Doors. Their self-titled first album from 1967 was still riding high when the follow-up LP, 'Strange Days,' hit shelves at the end of the year. Things were moving quickly for the Los Angeles quartet. As 1968 approached, the band marched forward to work on their third album.

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Ray Manzarek of the Doors Dies: Rockers React on Twitter

The death of the Doors' founding member and keyboardist Ray Manzarek has sent ripples through the classic rock community, with many of his peers sharing their sadness and praising his contributions to music history on Twitter.

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The Doors’ John Densmore Reacts to Ray Manzarek’s Death

News of Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek's death sent grief through the rock community yesterday (May 20), with many of his peers sharing their sadness via social networks. Perhaps none was more keenly felt, however, than that of Manzarek's longtime musical partner, Doors drummer John Densmore.

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The Doors Keyboardist Ray Manzarek Dies

Ray Manzarek, founding member and keyboardist for the Doors, died today (May 20) at age 74 after a long battle with bile duct cancer.

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The Doors Launch Interactive iPad App

Together with Warner Music, the Doors have launched an interactive app exclusive to the iPad that will offer fans the chance to join the group on a fully interactive journey including music, videos, previously unpublished photos and more.

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Jim Morrison in Newly Discovered Interview: ‘Fat Is Beautiful’

He's been dead for decades -- and the subject of countless retrospectives ever since -- but that doesn't mean we've heard and seen everything Jim Morrison committed to tape before he passed away. The latest example? A newly unearthed candid interview the Doors front man gave to director and journalist Howard Smith in 1969.

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John Densmore of the Doors Hopes New Memoir Will Mend Fences With His Former Bandmates

John Densmore won a court battle to keep the other surviving members of the Doors from using the band's name on new projects. Now, he's hoping to win back their friendship with a new book.

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Doors Drummer John Densmore Plans Tell-All Memoir

This is the end, my only friend -- the end of any prayer that the surviving members of the Doors will ever be able to bury the hatchet and make music together again.

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The Doors’ 1968 Hollywood Bowl Concert Gets Tricked-Out Audio and Video Re-Releases

For the first time ever, fans of the Doors will be able to hear the entirety of their famous concert at the Hollywood Bowl on July 5, 1968. On Oct. 23, the band will release ‘Live at the Bowl ’68′ in both video (DVD, Blu-ray, digital) and audio (CD, LP, digital) formats.

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The Doors’ Robbie Krieger Speaks About ‘L.A. Woman’ Sessions

The long-lasting appeal of the Doors is evident in the 40th anniversary edition of their album ‘L.A. Woman’ that was released earlier this year. In a new interview, guitarist Robbie Krieger spoke about how having longtime engineer Bruce Botnick produce the record instead of Paul A. Rothchild, who had helmed the band’s first five albums, positively affected the sessions, in particular the mindset of singer Jim Morrison.

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New Doors Song, ‘She Smells So Nice,’ Debuts Online

Since Jim Morrison died some 40 years ago, you’d think the Doors would’ve run out of new material to release by now — but you’d be wrong. In fact, they’re dropping a new single today.

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The Doors Rare 1965 Acetate Sells For $3,650 on eBay

An ultra-rare, six-song Doors acetate from 1965 sold via eBay on Monday (Oct. 10) to the highest bidder at the hefty price of $3,650. This collector’s dream piece had some serious action during the auction, pulling in no less than 40 bids before the magic words “you’re the highest bidder” came across the victor’s screen.

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