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The Doors

The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, California. They were among the most controversial, unique and influental bands of the late 60's to the early 70's. After the death of Morrison, the band continued till 1973, when it finally disbanded.

Early Years[]

The Doors originated from a meeting between acquaintances Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek, alumni of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, in California in July 1965.


  • Jim Morrison – lead vocals, piano (recorded)
  • Ray Manzarek – keyboards, keyboard bass
  • John Densmore – drums
  • Robby Krieger – guitar