The Doors release their sixth album : ‘L.A. Woman’ featuring ‘Love Her Madly’ and ‘Riders On The Storm’ (1971)

The Doors’ ‘L.A. Woman’ feat. ‘Riders On The Storm’ is their sixth studio album (and the last to feature Jim Morrison) released on April 19, 1971 by Elektra.

Track Listing : 1.The Changeling (Jim Morrison) – 04:21 . 2.Love Her Madly (Robby Krieger) – 03:20 . 3.Been Down So Long (Jim Morrison) – 04:41 . 4.Cars Hiss By My Window (Jim Morrison) – 04:12 . 5.L.A. Woman (Jim Morrison) – 07:49 . 6.L’America (Jim Morrison) – 04:37 . 7.Hyacinth House (Ray Manzarek, Jim Morrison) – 03:11 . 8.Crawling King Snake (Anonymous,John Lee Hooker) – 05:00 . 9.The Wasp [Texas Radio And The Big Beat] (Jim Morrison) – 04:16 . 10.Riders On The Storm (Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger, John Densmore) – 07:09

Musicians : The Doors – Band . Jim Morrison – Lead Vocals, Percussion . Ray Manzarek – Hammond Organ On (1 – 7 – 9 – 11), Tack Piano On (2 – 5), Vox Continental On (2), Rhythm Guitar On (3), Gibson G-101 On (6), Wurlitzer Electric Piano On (8), Rhodes Piano On (5 – 10 – 12) . Robby Krieger – Guitar . John Densmore – Drums . Jerry Scheff – Bass Guitar . Marc Benno – Rhythm Guitar On (3 – 4 – 5 – 8)

Production : Produced By The Doors, Bruce Botnick . Bruce Botnick – Engineer . Doug Sax – Mastering

Package : Carl Cossick – Art Concept . Wendell Hamick – Photography

Recorded December 1970 – January 1971 At The Doors‘ Workshop, Los Angeles, California.

Released On April 19, 1971 By Elektra.

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Sputnikmusic
Although there are two weak tracks on L.A Woman, the album’s greatness remains unscathed by the two duds as the eight other tracks do more than enough to craft a masterpiece of musical genius. […]

Slant Magazine
though not exactly refined, the album is a more thoughtful, sober (figuratively and literally—he reportedly wasn’t drunk this time around), and slightly less masturbatory work. […]

Rolling Stone
Doors’ ‘L.A. Woman’: 10 Things You Didn’t KnowHe dismissed “Riders on the Storm” as “cocktail music,” but reserved particular scorn for “Love Her Madly,” which he cited as the song that drove him out of the studio. […]

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