Single - People Are Strange
PROFESSIONAL MORON

People Are Strange: Contemplating The Doors’ Classic (& Strangeness)

Bit of a curiosity from The Doors here as we end the week on a musical number. People Are Strange was released as a single in September of 1967 (the band’s first single after the famous Light My Fire), so that’s 51 years back, and found pride of place on the Strange Days album. There was a quirky little video to accompany the quirky psychedelic rock number, too – so why not have a gander, you weirdo?

The 27 Club: Robert Johnson, Janis Joplin, Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Brian Jones
IRONIQ

The 27 Club: Remembering A Few Great Musicians

Hendrix, Joplin, and Morrison all great musicians who died at the age of 27. This is not to conclude that there is an increase in the risk of death for musicians at the age of 27. This is just a remembrance of some great musicians and the legacies they left behind in the short 27 years they each had. Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Jim Morrison all left their mark on the music industry each in their own way. Some may even say they all changed music history with the legacies they left.

The exact moment that Jim Morrison sang the word “higher” on The Ed Sullivan Show, September 17, 1967 (Photo: SOFA Entertainment; used with permission)
BEST CLASSIC BANDS

When The Doors Defied Ed Sullivan

THIS ARTICLE WRITTEN AND PUBLISHED BY BEST CLASSIC BANDS ON SEPTEMBER 18, 2018.

Fifty+ years ago, on September 17, 1967, The Doors defied Ed Sullivan and the CBS censors by refusing to change the word “higher” while performing their #1 hit, “Light My Fire,” on The Ed Sullivan Show.