THE DOORS 13 with JIM MORRISON 12" LP Vinyl Album

Album:  This album "THE DOORS - 13 (Jim Morrison)" 13 is the first compilation album by The Doors. The album, along with the band's second compilation from 1972, "Weird Scenes Inside the Gold Mine," has never been issued on Compact Disc. The first in a long series, this is the only compilation released before singer Morrison's death.


DOORS 13 with Jim Morrison 12" LP Vinyl Album album front cover

Album Description & Collectors information:


Music Genre:

Psychedelic rock, acid rock, blues-rock, hard rock 

Album Production Information:


The album: "THE DOORS - 13 (Jim Morrison)" was produced by: Paul A. Rothchild, Jac Holzman

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Bruce Botnick

Album art direction and design: Robert L. Heimall

Album front cover photo: William S. Harvey

Album back cover photo: Edmund Teske

Record Label Information:

Elektra 42 062 (EKS 74 079)

Media Format:

12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1970 Made in Germany
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: THE DOORS - 13 (Jim Morrison)
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Jim Morrison - Vocals
  • Robbie Krieger - Guitar
  • Ray Manzarek - Piano, organ
  • John Densmore - Drums
Complete Track-listing of the album "THE DOORS - 13 (Jim Morrison)"

The detailed tracklist of this record "THE DOORS - 13 (Jim Morrison)" is:

    Side One:
  1. "Light My Fire"
  2. "People Are Strange"
  3. "Back Door Man" (Dixon)
  4. "Moonlight Drive"
  5. "The Crystal Ship"
  6. "Roadhouse Blues"
    Side Two:
  1. "Touch Me" (Krieger)
  2. "Love Me Two Times"
  3. "You're Lost Little Girl"
  4. "Hello, I Love You"
  5. "Land Ho!"
  6. "Wild Child"
  7. "The Unknown Soldier"


Front Cover Photo Of THE DOORS 13 with Jim Morrison 12" LP Vinyl Album


DOORS 13 with Jim Morrison 12" LP Vinyl Album album front cover

Photo Of The Back Cover THE DOORS 13 with Jim Morrison 12" LP Vinyl Album


DOORS 13 with Jim Morrison 12" LP Vinyl Album album back cover

Close up of record's label THE DOORS 13 with Jim Morrison 12" LP Vinyl Album Side One

Record Label Details: ELEKTRA 42 062 with large and coloured butterfly on the record label's artwork

DOORS 13 with Jim Morrison 12" LP Vinyl Album enlarged record label

Index of The DOORS Album Cover Gallery and Vinyl Records Discography

Band Description:

 The Doors are a legendary American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1965. The band consisted of Jim Morrison on vocals, Ray Manzarek on keyboards, Robby Krieger on guitar, and John Densmore on drums. The Doors were known for their unique sound and Morrison's provocative lyrics, which made them one of the most influential and controversial bands of the 1960s.

 The Doors' music was a fusion of rock, blues, and jazz, with Manzarek's keyboard playing providing a distinctive sound. Morrison's lyrics were often cryptic and provocative, and his performances were known for their intensity and unpredictability. The band's self-titled debut album, released in 1967, was a commercial and critical success, featuring hits like "Light My Fire," "Break on Through (To the Other Side)," and "The End."

 The Doors' music was a reflection of the cultural and social changes happening in the 1960s, with songs that dealt with issues like love, freedom, and the search for meaning in a rapidly changing world. Morrison's lyrics, in particular, touched on themes of sexuality, drugs, and death, and his live performances were often controversial, with his onstage behavior ranging from the mesmerizing to the outrageous.

 The Doors' success was not without controversy, however. In 1969, Morrison was arrested on charges of indecent exposure and profanity during a concert in Miami, leading to a decline in the band's popularity and the cancellation of their upcoming tour. Morrison's subsequent drug use and erratic behavior further strained the band's relationships and led to his eventual death in 1971 at the age of 27.

 Despite their relatively short career, The Doors' influence on rock music has been profound. Their music has inspired countless artists and continues to be celebrated today, with their songs still played on the radio and in movies and TV shows. The Doors were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, and their legacy as one of the greatest rock bands of all time continues to be celebrated by fans around the world.