Light My Fire

The Doors appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show at the Ed Sullivan Theater at CBS Studios in New York City, NY on September 18, 1967.
The Doors appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show at the Ed Sullivan Theater at CBS Studios in New York City, NY on September 18, 1967.

THIS ARTICLE WAS WRITTEN BY RASMA RAISTERS AND PUBLISHED BY BEAT ON OCTOBER 11, 2018.

One of the most revolutionary bands of the 1960s was The Doors. Like other bands that skyrocketed to stardom and popularity, they had a vocalist that was dynamite – Jim Morrison. Like other such vocalists, unfortunately, in time Morrison discovered what it was like to climb to the top of the pedestal only to come tumbling down the hard way. He pushed himself to the limit mixing drugs with alcohol and hard living. Six years passed from the time of the formation of the band in 1966 to the death of Morrison in 1971. During that time they released six studio albums.

The Doors consisted of vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger, and drummer John Densmore.

Their debut album simply titled The Doors was released in 1967 and included one of their most popular hits “Light My Fire” and the single “Break On Through (To the Other side)”. The Doors quickly captured everyone’s attention. This album also included a song titled “The End” which ran for over 11 minutes and became one of rock’s first long-form compositions.

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