The cave scene, in which Jim Morrison wanders out in the New Mexico desert, was shot at the Mitchell Caverns in the East Mojave Preserve in California. [60][61] Morrison taunted the crowd with messages of both love and hate, saying, "Love me. Despite a comparatively low Billboard chart peak at No. One of the Doors first songs, written primarily by the band’s guitarist, Robby Krieger, (who also wrote three other big hits – “Touch Me”, “Love Me Two Times” and “Love Her Madly”. Morrison's drinking made him difficult and unreliable, and the recording sessions dragged on for months. Gramm co-wrote this gorgeous ballad and delivered an inspired vocal, but the song was the beginning of the end of his time with Foreigner. For the tours during this period, the Doors enlisted Jack Conrad on bass (who had played on several tracks on both "Other Voices" and "Full Circle") as well as Bobby Ray Henson on rhythm guitar. The ceremony was held on Sunday, April 29 at the Asbury Hotel hosted by Shelli Sonstein, two-time Gracie Award winner, co-host of the Jim Kerr Rock and Roll Morning Show on Q104.3 and APMFF Board member. Dexys Midnight Runners' "Come on Eileen" is based on a real girl called Eileen that the band's Kevin Rowland had a relationship with in his early teenage years. 8. According to John Densmore in his biography Riders on the Storm individual writing credits were noted for the first time because of Morrison's reluctance to sing the lyrics of Robby Krieger's song "Tell All the People". 1975 – Patti Smith recorded it for her album Horses . Although this album is nowhere near the quality of their previous work with Morrison, it is still very impressive. [50] Approaching the height of their popularity, the Doors played a series of outdoor shows that led to frenzied scenes between fans and police, particularly at Chicago Coliseum on May 10. Written by: Walter Afanasieff, Mariah Carey Neither Carey nor Afanasieff, her long time collaborator, is Jewish. Midway through the set he slammed the microphone numerous times into the stage floor until the platform beneath was destroyed, then sat down and refused to perform for the remainder of the show. The ASCAP list (then and now) is determined by a song’s radio airplay on over […] Despite all this, the album was immensely successful, becoming the band's fourth hit album. It included most of the major songs from their set, including the nearly 12-minute musical drama "The End". The recording session and song are part of a documentary film, Re:GENERATION, that recruited five popular DJs/producers to work with artists from five separate genres and had them record new music. [20], Although session musician Larry Knechtel had been featured on bass on several tracks on the band's debut album,[36] Strange Days was the first Doors album recorded with a studio musician on bass on most of the tracks, and this continued on all subsequent studio albums. Jim Morrison provides the vocal, backed by Ray Manzarek on keyboards, Robby Krieger on guitar, and John Densmore on drums. They were among the most controversial and influential rock acts of the 1960s, mostly because of Morrison's lyrics and voice along with his erratic stage persona, and the group was widely regarded as an important part of the era's counterculture. 'Let's see a little skin, let's get naked,' he said, and the audience started taking their clothes off. On their last night together the two bands joined up for "In the Midnight Hour" and a twenty-minute jam session of Them's "Gloria". 4 in the United States and revived their status among their core fanbase and the rock press. 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