The Doors: Top 5 song lyrics or verses

Jim Morrison’s handwritten lyrics for L.A. Woman

Jim Morrison, lead singer of The Doors, ended what was the possibility of superstardom when he died on July 3, 1971. The band continued on as a trio before dissolving The Doors in 1973. But even in death Jim Morrison continued to influence the world with the body of work created with The Doors, and their legacy lives on.

Despite the fact that The Doors recording career was short-lived compared to other rock bands, they left behind a body of work that continues to fascinate generations of rock music aficionados. But what are the five best song lyrics or verses from The Doors?

“Light My Fire” — This single was included on The Doors self-titled debut album in 1967. Though the edited radio single of “Light My Fire” went to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, sold over one million copies and was certified gold by RIAA, it did not receive a Grammy nomination for The Doors. In 1969, singer Jose Feliciano recorded a cover version of “Light My Fire” and won the Grammy for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance and Best New Artist. “Light My Fire” was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame as a song by The Doors in 1998 under the Rock track category.

The best verse of the song is, "The time to hesitate is through. No time to wallow in the mire. Try now we can only lose. And our love become a funeral pyre. Come on baby light my fire. Come on baby light my fire. Try to set the night on, fire yeah."

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