Tag Archives: The Doors

Rock Chronology #227: Riders on the Storm

“Riders on the Storm”, The Doors, 1971. Jim Morrison went out like a lion with “Riders on the Storm.” He died on July 3, 1971. This song peaked at #14 on the US singles chart later that month (#22 in … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #211: Love Her Madly

“Love Her Madly”, The Doors, 1971. The Doors became a huge break out success in 1967, but none of the albums that followed really had that same level of success. That all changed in 1971 when they released their L.A. … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #171: Roadhouse Blues

“Roadhouse Blues”, The Doors, 1970. The Doors return to the Rock Chronology in 1970 with another hit album. Actually they released an album in 1969, but many Doors fans found it disappointing except for the single, “Touch Me”. And since … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #80: Touch Me

“Touch Me”, The Doors, 1968. This single was released right at the end of 1968. The album it was from, The Soft Parade wasn’t actually released until 1969 when it peaked at #6. So the album didn’t have the dramatic … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #71: Hello, I Love You

“Hello, I Love You”, The Doors, 1968. This song went to #1 on the US and Canada singles charts. It was also the first single from the Doors to chart in the UK (peaking at #15). More importantly, the album … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #63: Love Me Two Times

“Love Me Two Times”, The Doors, 1967. This was the second single from The Doors’ Strange Days album. The single only peaked at #25 on the US Hot 100 chart. However I think by this point The Doors’ fans had … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #58: People Are Strange

“People Are Strange”, The Doors, 1967. This is the biggest hit from their Strange Days album. Yep, the same year that The Doors became a huge phenomenon with their debut album, they also released another album. In the US the … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #47: Light My Fire

“Light My Fire”, The Doors, 1967. This is the song that turned The Doors into megastars. The single spent 3 weeks at #1 on the US Hot 100 charts. Furthermore the album that it was on, self-titled The Doors, has … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #35: Break On Through

“Break On Through (To The Other Side)”, The Doors, 1967. Sgt. Peppers was not the only big selling album in 1967. The Doors self titled album has sold over 12 million copies. It managed to reach number #2 on the … Continue reading

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