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Listen to the Doors Perform ‘Twentieth Century Fox’ Live in 1967: Exclusive Premiere

Bobby Klein for Doors Property, LLC
Bobby Klein for Doors Property, LLC

We’ve got an exclusive premiere of a live version of “Twentieth Century Fox” from the upcoming 50th-anniversary edition of the Doors‘ celebrated self-titled debut album. This sparkling update, taken from recently rediscovered original master tapes, was recorded on March 7, 1967, at the Matrix in San Francisco. Only third-generation versions of this show were previously available.

You can listen to “Twentieth Century Fox” below.

“Twentieth Century Fox” is one of eight live tracks that appear on the forthcoming three-disc The Doors: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition. Due on March 31, the set includes remastered stereo and mono mixes of the original album, along with a third disc of songs from the Doors’ performance at the Matrix. Also included is an LP version of the original album with a newly remastered mono mix.

This new box follows the limited-edition archival London Fog 1966 set, which was released late last year. Surviving Doors members John Densmore and Robby Krieger have promised that more anniversary-related items are on the way.

London Fog is the first limited-edition release, but it’s jump-starting the whole thing,” Densmore told Rolling Stone. “There will be more stuff, including a couple of films – including one you haven’t seen before. I’m very excited about that.”

The Doors rose to No. 2 after its Jan. 4, 1967, release, and produced the No. 1 smash “Light My Fire” on the way to four-times platinum sales. “Break on Through (To the Other Side),” this album’s lead single, somehow failed to break into the Top 100, but later became a signature song for the group.

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