'The Soft Parade,' a wildly uneven affair, went platinum anyway - but likely only because of the Doors' earlier successes.
A large group of classic rockers will be involved in a Doors tribute album that will arrive on June 24.
Poet Michael C. Ford met Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek at UCLA in the early 1960s.
This week's Clash of the Titans pits the Rolling Stones' 'Let's Spend the Night Together' against 'Light My Fire' by the Doors.
Skrillex will collaborate with classic-rock superstars Robby Krieger and Mickey Hart.
This year's list of exclusive Record Store Day releases includes a bumper crop of limited-edition finds for classic rock lovers.
One of the reasons why 'This is Spinal Tap' continues to resonate is because it's not only heavy metal groups on the downside of their career that experience real-life 'Spinal Tap' stories, but also bands that are trying to make a name for themselves on the road to classic rock immortality. Years before the brain trust behind the movie even came up with the concept, the Doors had a moment that could found its way into the script.
For years now, the easiest way to do a Matthew McConaughey impression has been to imitate his 'Dazed and Confused' character, David Wooderson, by saying "Alright, alright, alright" in a goofy Southern drawl -- something McConaughey himself acknowledged when he uttered those magic words while picking up his Oscar and Golden Globe awards for 'Dallas Buyers Club.' And as it turns out, we have Doors frontman Jim Morrison to thank for all of it.
The Doors have already been the subject of multiple tribute albums, but the folks at Cleopatra Records have put together a new one that promises to see "the original riders on the psychedelic storm get their own minds blown by the leaders of the new psych rock movement."