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The Doors : a lifetime of listening to five mean years

Author: Greil Marcus
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Insightful evaluation of the group's music.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greil Marcus
ISBN: 9781586489458 1586489453 9781610392365 1610392361
OCLC Number: 701015468
Description: 210 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Light my fire, 1967 --
LA. woman --
Mystery train --
The End, 1966 --
The Doors in the so-called Sixties --
When the music's over --
The crystal ship --
Soul kitchen --
Light my fire, the Ed Sullivan Show, 1967 --
The unknown soldier in 1968 --
Strange days --
People are strange --
My eyes have seen you --
Twentieth Century Fox --
End of the night --
Roadhouse blues --
Queen of the highway --
Take it as it comes --
The End, 1968 --
Light my fire, 1966/1970 --
"You're not going to be remembered."
Responsibility: Greil Marcus.

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There have been many books on the Doors. This is the first to bypass their myth, their mystique, and the death cult of both Jim Morrison and the era he was made to personify, and focus solely on the  Read more...

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San Antonio Express-News, August 28, 2011 "With an astounding breadth of knowledge, Marcus unmasks The Doors in his latest missive from the cultural trenches." Publishers Weekly, September 5, Read more...

 
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