THE DOORS: The 20 greatest


Fifty years since the death of their singer Jim Morrison in a Paris bath tub on 3 July 1971, The Doors continue to divide opinion. Their fans will brook no argument as to the band’s place in history as one of the most imaginative, challenging and influential bands of the rock era. To their detractors, they are a self-indulgent sham. Regardless of your viewpoint however, there can be no denying the power and long-lasting impact of many of their songs.

As the front-man and main composer, Morrison – the prototype of the self-destructive rocker – was the clear focal point of The Doors, but he was by no means the whole show. Ray Manzarek’s distinctive keyboards provided the .....

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