THE DOORS AN AMERICAN PRAYER JIM MORRISON GATEFOLD 12" LP VINYL

Album Description: This album "DOORS - An American Prayer Jim Morrison Gatefold" is the ninth and final studio album by The Doors. In 1978, seven years after lead singer Jim Morrison died and five years after the remaining members of the band broke up, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger, and John Densmore reunited and recorded backing tracks over Morrison's poetry (originally recorded in 1969 and 1970).

 

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Album Description & Collectors information:

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

Music Genre:

 
American Rock 

Album Production Information:

 

The album: "DOORS - An American Prayer Jim Morrison Gatefold" was produced by: John Haeny

Record Label Information:

 
Elektra Asylum SE-502

Media Format:

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

Year & Country:

 
1978 Made in USA
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: DOORS - An American Prayer Jim Morrison Gatefold
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Jim Morrison – Vocals, spoken word
  • John Densmore – Drums
  • Robby Krieger – Guitar
  • Ray Manzarek – Keyboards, Piano Bass
  • Arthur Barrow – Synthesizer Programming on "The Movie"
  • Reinol Andino – percussion
  • Bob Glaub – bass on "Albinoni – Adagio"
  • Jerry Scheff – bass
Complete Track-listing of the album "DOORS - An American Prayer Jim Morrison Gatefold"

The detailed tracklist of this record "DOORS - An American Prayer Jim Morrison Gatefold" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. "Awake" – 0:35
  2. "Ghost Song" – 2:48
  3. "Dawn's Highway" – 1:25
  4. "Newborn Awakening" – 2:20
  5. "Black Polished Chrome / Latino Chrome" – 2:47
  6. "Stoned Immaculate" – 1:34
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. "American Night" – 0:40
  2. "Roadhouse Blues" [Live] – 4:55
  3. "Astrology Rap" – :44
  4. "The World on Fire" – 1:10
  5. "The Hitchhiker" – 2:10
  6. "An American Prayer (Ghost Song II)" – 3:00

 

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THE DOORS - An American Prayer Jim Morrison Gatefold 12" LP Vinyl Album inner gatefold cover

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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.