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48 Years Ago: The Doors Stumble Into ‘Strange Days’

"Strange days have found us," Jim Morrison sang on the title track of this 1967 sophomore release by the Doors -- and it was undeniably true.

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45 Years Ago: Jim Morrison Arrested After Controversial Miami Concert

On Sept. 20, 1970, Jim Morrison was arrested in connection with an controversial incident in Miami.

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Rhino

Doors ‘Full Circle’ Reissue Includes Original Foldout Zoetrope

One of the new vinyl reissues of the Doors' two post-Jim Morrison albums from the '70s includes a curio that hasn't been part of the record's packaging in more than 40 years.

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YouTube

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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Central Press, Hulton Archive, Getty Images

47 Years Ago: Ray Manzarek Fills in For a Passed Out Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison made a career of nodding off at inopportune moments.

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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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Frazer Harrison / Jason Merritt, Getty Images / YouTube

The BBC Will Resume Playing Neil Young, Journey and the Doors

The BBC has worked out a way to pay royalties to Neil Young, Journey and the Doors after removing them from playlists earlier this month.

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Hulton Archive / Getty Images

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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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Hulton Archive, Getty Images

46 Years Ago: The Doors Stumble Through the Experimental ‘The Soft Parade’

'The Soft Parade,' a wildly uneven affair, went platinum anyway - but likely only because of the Doors' earlier successes.

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44 Years Ago: Jim Morrison Dies

Jim Morrison was discovered dead in his bathtub by his girlfriend on July 3, 1971.

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