The Doors’ ‘Morrison Hotel’

The Doors’ ‘Morrison Hotel’ is their fifth studio album released on February 9, 1970 by Elektra.

Track Listing : 1.Roadhouse Blues (Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore) – 04:03 . 2.Waiting For The Sun (Jim Morrison) – 03:58 . 3.You Make Me Real (Jim Morrison) – 02:53 . 4.Peace Frog (Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger) – 02:51 . 5.Blue Sunday (Jim Morrison) – 02:13 . 6.Ship Of Fools (Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger) – 03:08 . 7.Land Ho! (Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger) – 04:10 . 8.The Spy (Jim Morrison) – 04:17 . 9.Queen Of The Highway (Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger) – 02:47 . 10.Indian Summer (Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger) – 02:36 . 11.Maggie M’Gill (Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore) – 04:23

Musicians : The Doors – Band . Jim Morrison – Lead Vocals, Maracas, Tambourine . Ray Manzarek – Tack Piano On (3 – 8), Gibson G-101 Organ On (2 – 5), Vox Continental Organ On (4 – 6 – 7 – 10), Piano On (1 – 8), Wurlitzer Electric Piano On (9), Fender Rhodes Piano Bass On (10), Hammond C-3 Organ On (11), Rmi Electra Piano On (2). . Robby Krieger – Guitar . John Densmore – Drums . Lonnie Mack – Bass Guitar On (1 – 11) . Ray Neapolitan – Bass Guitar On (2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 – 8 – 9) . John Sebastian – Harmonica On (1)

Production : Produced By Paul A. Rothchild . Bruce Botnick – Engineer

Package : Gary Burden – Design . Henry Diltz – Photography

Recorded August 1966, November 1969 – January 1970 At Elektra Sound Recorders, Los Angeles, California.

Released On February 9, 1970 By Elektra.

The Doors

READ

Goldmine Magazine
Check in to the ‘Morrison Hotel’ 40 years laterThere was just one solution. “OK, we’ll go back to the blues and do something down and dirty and funky. Here’s ‘Morrison Hotel.’ The Doors back to the roots. And that’s what we did. The Doors went back to the roots, the tight roots sound. […]

Classic Rock Review
While the album has always been commonly referred to as “Morrison Hotel” due to the front cover, the original LP labeled each side of the album separately, with side one as “Hard Rock Café” and side two as “Morrison Hotel”. […]

Slant Magazine
But nothing embodied the electric blues The Doors strived for here more than the album’s opening track “Roadhouse Blues,” which … finds Morrison reveling in the prospect of a drunken orgy in the back of the bar—because, well, “the future’s uncertain and the end is always near.” Nearer than he knew. […]

BUY

The Doors’ ‘Morrison Hotel’ M

AMAZON . ITUNES . CD UNIVERSE