The record label has the title of this album mispelled as "Absolutely Life"


Collectors information & Description:


Gatefold (FOC) cover design with photos on the inside cover pages

This album "DOORS - Absolutely Live" is the first live album released by American rock band The Doors in July 1970. Many shows were recorded during the 1970 tour to create the "Absolutely Live" album. T

The Doors producer, and long time collaborator Paul Rothchild painstakingly edited the album from many different shows to create one cohesive concert. For example, the best part of a song from the Detroit show may have been spliced together with another part of the same song from the Boston show, again trying to create "the ultimate concert". It can become very difficult to identify what parts are from what shows. Rothchild has said "I couldn't get complete takes of a lot of songs, so sometimes I'd cut from Detroit to Philadelph

Music Genre:

Psychedelic rock, acid rock, blues-rock 

Album Production Information:


The album: "DOORS - Absolutely Live Gatefold" was produced by: Paul A. Rothchild

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Bruce Botnikck

This album was recorded with: Fedco Audio Labs, Wally Heider Recording

Album cover design: Robert L. Heimall

Album cover photography: Frank Lisicandro, Ed Caraeff; Robert L. Heimall

Label Information:

Elektra 62 005

Media Format:

Dobule 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 460 gram  

Year & Country:

1970 Made in Germany

Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: DOORS - Absolutely Live Gatefold

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Jim Morrison – vocals
  • Ray Manzarek – lead vocals on "Close To You", backup vocals, organ, Keyboard bass
  • Robby Krieger – guitar
  • John Densmore – drums

Complete Track-listing of the album "DOORS - Absolutely Live Gatefold"

The detailed tracklist of this record "DOORS - Absolutely Live Gatefold" is:

    Side One:
  1. "House Announcer" – 2:40
  2. "Who Do You Love?" (McDaniel) – 6:02
  3. "Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)" (Brecht, Weill) – 1:51
  4. "Back Door Man" (Dixon) – 2:22
  5. "Love Hides" (Jim Morrison) – 1:48
  6. "Five to One" (The Doors) – 4:34
    Side Two:
  1. "Build Me a Woman" (Jim Morrison) – 3:33
  2. "When the Music's Over" (The Doors) – 16:16
    Side Three:
  1. "Close to You" (Dixon)[4] – 4:04
  2. "Universal Mind" (The Doors) – 4:54
  3. "Petition the Lord with Prayer" (The Doors) – 0:52
  4. "Dead Cats, Dead Rats" (The Doors) – 1:57
  5. "Break On Through (to the Other Side) No. 2" (The Doors) – 4:41
    Side Four:
  1. "Celebration of the Lizard" – 14:25
  2. "Lions in the Street" (The Doors) – 1:14
  3. "Wake Up" (The Doors) – 1:21
  4. "A Little Game" (The Doors) – 1:12
  5. "The Hill Dwellers" (The Doors) – 2:35
  6. "Not to Touch the Earth" (The Doors) – 4:14
  7. "Names of the Kingdom" (The Doors) – 1:29
  8. "The Palace of Exile" (The Doors) – 2:20
  9. "Soul Kitchen" (The Doors) – 7:15

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