Jim Morrison and The Doors played in Dallas 50 years ago

Dallas Texas Skyline 1960
Dallas Texas Skyline 1960

If you’re unaware of Dallas’ amazing rock ‘n’ roll history, act like you know.

Before digital music began taking hold in the late-1990s, every rock ‘n’ roll band had to come through Dallas because it was the hub of music distribution for the entire Southwest.

Concertgoers here could see everyone from Jimi Hendrix and the Beatles to Joan Jett and the Runaways.

Fifty years ago this month, on July 9, 1968, psychedelic rock ‘n’ rollers The Doors performed at Dallas’ Memorial Auditorium. A bootleg recording of the concert was turned into a CD in 1997, “Live at Memorial Coliseum, Dallas, July 9, 1968.”

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