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The Beatles vs. The Doors: Odd Couples

The Beatles vs. The Doors: Odd Couples

In which the crews of the Yellow Submarine and the Ship of Fools pass in the night.

The Doors – Morrison Hotel (1970): On Second Thought

The Doors – Morrison Hotel (1970): On Second Thought

There’s nothing forced about 1970’s back-to-basics ‘Morrison Hotel,’ which found the Doors offering blues-battered hard rock with renewed vim and vigor.

Classic Rock Songs Sung by the Other Guy: Gimme Five

Classic Rock Songs Sung by the Other Guy: Gimme Five

Most bands have an acknowledged lead singer. But what about when others took over for the Rolling Stones, Heartbreakers, Queen, Doors and Faces?

David Paich, Robbie Krieger discuss rock’s impact on the fall of Communism: ‘The only reason we got through’

David Paich and Robbie Krieger trace the history of the Berlin Wall and its ultimate demise through the lens of music.

‘I never do these things’: Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan explains his unlikely Doors tribute

‘I never do these things’: Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan explains his unlikely Doors tribute

There’s a back story to Gillan’s involvement in this Billy Sherwood-produced project.

Odd Couples: The Doors’ “The End” vs. Buick MacKane’s “The End”

Odd Couples: The Doors’ “The End” vs. Buick MacKane’s “The End”

Same title, sure. But these songs simply couldn’t be any different.

Gimme Five: Overlooked Albums by Bad Company, Genesis, Husker Du, others

Gimme Five: Overlooked Albums by Bad Company, Genesis, Husker Du, others

Call this one: A Trip to St. Cecilia’s Orphanage for Homeless Albums.

The Doors – Other Voices (1971); Full Circle (1972): More Perfect Playlists

The Doors – Other Voices (1971); Full Circle (1972): More Perfect Playlists

Rarely considered part of the canon, these two albums nevertheless have their moments.

The Doors – R-Evolution (2014)

The Doors – R-Evolution (2014)

The new video collection R-Evolution tracks the Doors, always a band delicately balanced on the cutting edge, as they made forays into the media of film — highlighting their influential contribution to early music videos.

Exclusive stream: Ray Manzarek + Roy Rogers, “Just Like Sherlock Holmes” from Twisted Tales (2013)

Arriving like a perfect combination of everything that the late Ray Manzarek brought to the Doors — this free-form, jazz-inflected sense of freedom — and the gnarled dangers of Roy Rogers’ slide blues, “Just Like Sherlock Holmes” is a fine valedictory.

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