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The Doors: Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1987)

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A 1968 concert given by the rock group The Doors at the Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood, California.

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Ray Manzarek
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Credited cast:
Jim Morrison ... Self (vocals) (archive footage)
Robby Krieger ... Self (guitar)
Ray Manzarek ... Self (keyboards)
John Densmore ... Self (drums)
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The Doors ... The Band
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Rock band The Doors live at the Hollywood Bowl on 5 July 1968. Track listing: "When the Music's Over", "Alabama Song (whisky bar)", "Back Door Man", "Five to One", "Texas Radio and the Big Beat", "Hello, I Love You", "Moonlight Drive", "Horse Latitudes", "A Little Game", "The Hill Dwellers", "Spanish Caravan", "Wake Up", "Light My Fire", "The Unknown Soldier", "The End". Written by grantss

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Jim Morrison had taken LSD prior to going on stage . The effects become noticable during the set . John densmore commented that " I felt something was a bit off , jim would come in early or late in different sections of the song " See more »


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Spanish Caravan
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Good Songs; Boring Performance
20 August 2007 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

You would think that a guy has famous as Jim Morrison was in the history of the rock 'n roll would be a little more dynamic.

When I saw this on VHS way back when I was expecting something exciting. I grew up with all these bands (and a lot earlier rock in the '50s). I knew the songs and I had heard about Morrison making obscene gestures, etc., in concerts. I didn't expect, or want, that but I wanted SOME visuals worth watching, otherwise why not just stick with the CDs?

Morrison might have well have been in a coma for all the animation he exhibited. What you get on this tape (or DVD) is seeing a singer grabbing on the to microphone with two hands and singing into it - nothing else. I saw more life in zombie movies.

Hey, I usually liked music of The Doors. Their songs and lyrics were dramatic and bold and exciting....everything this concert is not.


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