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15 Nov 1966, The Doors officially signed with Elektra Records in a deal for the band to produce seven albums. The band also reluctantly agreed to release ‘Break On Through’ as their first single. The lyric “SheSee More gets high/she gets high/she gets high” was changed to ‘She gets/she gets/she gets” in order to secure […]

Listen To HALESTORM’s ‘Reimagined’ Version Of ‘Break In’ Featuring AMY LEE https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/listen-to-halestorms-reimagined-version-of-break-in-featuring-amy-lee/ Listen To HALESTORM’s ‘Reimagined’ Version Of ‘Break In’ Featuring AMY LEE A reimagined version of the HALESTORM song "Break In", featuring a guest appearance by EVANESCENCE's Amy Lee, can be streamed below. The new version of the track, which originally appeared on HALES… […]

29 July 1967, The Doors started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with an edited version of 'Light My Fire'. The group's first US No.1, it only reached No.49 on the UK chart. Eventually, many radio stations in the US would start playing the full six minute and fifty second […]

3 June 1967, The Doors ‘Light My Fire’ was released in the US, where it went on to be No.1 on the singles chart two months later. When The Doors were booked to appear on The Ed Sullivan Show they were asked to change the line “girl, we couldn’t get much higher”, as the sponsors […]

22nd March 1984, Queen filmed the video for ‘I Want To Break Free’ at Limehouse Studio in London, England. Directed by David Mallet, it was a parody of the northern British soap opera Coronation Street with the band members dressed in drag. Guitarist Brian May later said the video ruined the band in America, and […]

Happy birthday to Ray Manzarek, born on 12th February 1939, keyboards, with The Doors, who had the 1967 US No.1 & UK No.9 single 'Light My Fire' and the 1971 single 'Riders On The Storm'. Manzarek died on 20th May 2013, he had suffered from bile duct cancer for many years. He formed the band […]

1st Jan 1967, The Doors made their first live television appearance lip-synching their first single 'Break on Through' on Shebang, KTLA-TV Channel 5 in Los Angeles. The single peaked No. 126 on the US chart mainly due to lack of airplay after censors objected to the drug use implied by the line "she gets high", […]

9th Dec 1967, The Doors appeared at the New Haven Arena, New Haven, Connecticut. Before the show a policeman found singer Jim Morrison making out with an 18 year-old girl in a backstage shower and after an argument the policeman sprays mace in Morrison’s face. Once on stage Morrison tells the story of the backstage […]

15th Nov 1966, The Doors officially signed with Elektra Records in a deal for the band to produce seven albums. The band also reluctantly agreed to release ‘Break On Through’ as their first single. The lyric "She gets high/she gets high/she gets high" was changed to ‘She gets/she gets/she gets" in order to secure radio […]


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