The Doors

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The Doors Break on Thru: A Celebration of Ray Manzarek review – pale fire
In this lacklustre documentary, surviving members of the Doors reunite to pay tribute to the band’s late keyboard player

Cath Clarke

06, Feb, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Doors drummer John Densmore: ‘It took me years to forgive Jim Morrison’
When he was at the centre of the US counterculture, he lived in terror of his bandmate. Yet after the singer’s death, he fought ferociously to protect his legacy. But, he says, he still regrets not calling out Morrison on his abusive relationships with women

Jenny Stevens

08, Jan, 2020 @10:00 AM

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From The Doors to Behind the Candelabra: which classic biopic is best?
With the long-awaited Bohemian Rhapsody finally released, here are the best music biopics rated on dodgy plots, bad wigs and nightmarish production

Joel Golby

26, Oct, 2018 @7:00 AM

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How we made the Doors' Hello, I Love You
‘Jim thought the studio was on fire and sprayed everything with an extinguisher. But it wasn’t on fire. He’d just taken acid’

Interviews by Dave Simpson

24, Sep, 2018 @4:17 PM

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As Time Goes By by Derek Taylor review – a poignant insight into the Beatles
This updated memoir from the Fab Four’s press officer is an astute but self-effacing take on a unique era

Bob Stanley

08, Apr, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Spotify sued for $1.6bn in unpaid royalties as it reportedly files for IPO
The music streaming service faces a claim on behalf of artists including Neil Young and Janis Joplin as it prepares a share sale

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Dominic Rushe

03, Jan, 2018 @11:21 AM

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The Doors: London Fog 1966 review – embryonic sound of stars in the making

Dave Simpson

08, Dec, 2016 @9:45 PM

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Eve Babitz: return of the LA woman
Jim Morrison wrote a song about her, Ed Ruscha romanced her, and she played chess with Marcel Duchamp nude – but it’s her books, to be adapted for TV, that have ensured Babitz’s reputation will last

Andrew Male

08, Nov, 2016 @11:00 AM

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Readers recommend playlist: your songs about being scared
We asked for your nominations of songs that spoke of fear and being scared – a reader picks the best of the bunch, from the Doors to prog rockers Rush

Chris Wheatley

27, Oct, 2016 @11:00 AM

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Quiz – how well do you know this week in music history?
A delinquent Door; a rapping Ramone; a generation of Whitesnakes; and a TV dispatch from our own correspondent

Michael Hann

23, Sep, 2016 @6:35 AM

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1971 by David Hepworth review – the very best year in rock music?
The veteran music writer makes his case with reference to Led Zeppelin, the Who, the Doors and Carole King’s Tapestry. But what about the popular singles – and how can he dismiss T Rex?

Bob Stanley

12, May, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Don't play Neil Young or the Doors, BBC tells DJs and programme makers
The two acts are among four that the corporation cannot play for fear of breaching copyright

Michael Hann

09, Jul, 2015 @7:35 PM

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