Category Archives: The Doors

The Doors complete ‘People are Strange’ 50 years ago this hour #OTD #OnThisDay (Apr 18 1967)


Video: 'People Are Strange (False Starts & Dialogue)'

(Tuesday, April 18, 1967, 1:00-6:00 p.m. PST) — The American rock band The Doors completed recording “People Are Strange” today at Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, California, for their second studio album Strange Days. Continue reading The Doors complete ‘People are Strange’ 50 years ago this hour #OTD #OnThisDay (Apr 18 1967)

‘Break On Through (To the Other Side)’ by The Doors peaks at #126 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 8 1967)

(Saturday, April 8, 1967)“Break On Through (To the Other Side)”, the debut single by The Doors, both debuted and peaked at #126 on today’s Billboard Bubbling Under The Hot 100 chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Break On Through (To the Other Side)’ by The Doors peaks at #126 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 8 1967)

The Doors perform at The Matrix in San Francisco 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 9 1967)


Video: '08 The Doors - The End'

(Thursday, March 9, 1967, 9:30 p.m.-2:00 a.m. PST) — The Doors performed another three sets tonight at The Matrix nightclub in San Francisco (only a partial recording of “The End” survived). Continue reading The Doors perform at The Matrix in San Francisco 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 9 1967)

The Doors perform at The Matrix in San Francisco 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 7 1967)


Video: 'The Doors The Matrix - San Francisco, CA- 1967-03-07'

(Tuesday, March 7, 1967, 9:30 p.m.-2:00 a.m. PST) — In one of the earliest live recordings of the band known to exist, The Doors performed three sets tonight at The Matrix nightclub in San Francisco. Continue reading The Doors perform at The Matrix in San Francisco 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 7 1967)

The Doors mime to ‘Break On Through (To the Other Side)’ on ‘She-Bang’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 6 1967)


Video: '2) The Doors - Break on through (R-Evolution)'

(Monday, March 6, 1967) — In what is believed to be the earliest television appearance by The Doors to survive, the band mimed to their first single “Break On Through (To the Other Side)” today at KTLA-TV studios for the show She-Bang, a local Los Angeles teen music show similar in format to American Bandstand and Hullabaloo and hosted by Casey Kasem.

The Doors begin recording second studio album 50 years ago this hour #OTD #OnThisDay (Feb 8 1967)


Video: 'My Eyes Have Seen You'

(Wednesday, February 8, 1967, 3:00-6:00 p.m. PST) — The American rock band The Doors began recording their second studio album Strange Days today at Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, California, tracking “My Eyes Have Seen You.” Continue reading The Doors begin recording second studio album 50 years ago this hour #OTD #OnThisDay (Feb 8 1967)