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‘Album Side Sunday’ This Weekend will Feature The Doors Debut

The Doors debut album in 1967 (flickR User/epiclectic)

Can you believe the month of May is nearly over?

Memorial Day weekend will be the last of the month and that means it’s time to play half of an album in the 8 o’clock hour of Your Sunday Brunch.’

Ray Manzarek died last Monday, May 20, at age 74 of bile duct cancer so we’re featuring the keyboardist and The Doors debut in 1967 for our ‘Album Side Sunday’ beginning at 8 a.m.

‘Album Side Sunday’ for May 20, 2013 Features The Doors debut in 1967

The Doors’ was recorded in August of 1966 at the Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, California. The Doors worked out their songs at the Whisky A Go Go and London Fog nightclubs before they recorded them.

Side one of The Doors 1967 debut album features:

1.     1.  ‘Break On Through (To The Other Side)’

2.     2.  ‘Soul Kitchen’

3.    3.   ‘The Crystal Ship’

4.      4. ‘Twentieth Century Fox’

5.    5.  ‘Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)’ (written by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill)

6.      6. Light My Fire’

Personnel on ‘The Doors’ album include:

-Jim Morrison on vocals, hand claps and percussion

-Ray Manzarek playing his Vox Continental combo organ, piano, keyboard bass, marxophone (on ‘Alabama Song’) and sing backing vocals

-Robby Krieger on guitar and backing vocals

-John Densmore playing drums and singing backing vocals on ‘Alabama Song’

-Larry Knechtel plays bass guitar on ‘Soul Kitchen’ and ‘Twentieth Century Fox’

-Paul Rothchild sings backing vocals on ‘Alabama Song’ and produced the album

The Doors went on to become the first American band with 8 consecutive Gold LP’s.

Tune in to 101.9 KING FM for ‘Your Sunday Brunch’ this Memorial Day weekend 7 until 10 a.m. and hear The Doors starting the 8 o’clock hour-Grateful Mike

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