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Book Review

Set The Night On Fire: Living, Dying and Playing Guitar With The Doors

Read "Set The Night On Fire: Living, Dying and Playing Guitar With The Doors" reviewed by Doug Collette

Set The Night On Fire: Living, Dying and Playing Guitar with The Doors Robby Krieger with Jeff Alulis 432 pages ISBN: # 978-0316243346 Little, Brown and Company 2021 Reading the memoirs of the Doors' Robby Krieger is like encountering and catching up with an old acquaintance after a protracted period of separation. The stories flow quickly and easily, albeit not always in chronological order (as the author readily admits), and the bemused ...


Album Review

Robby Krieger: The Ritual Begins At Sundown

Read "The Ritual Begins At Sundown" reviewed by Kyle Simpler

The Doors are one of the most iconic bands in rock music, and people who collect their albums have recently been treated to some special releases. The 50th anniversary release of Morrison Hotel (Elektra Catalog Group, 2020) features a remastered mix along with over an hour of bonus tracks. The latest Record Store Day drop featured a special stripped down reissue of their 1969 album The Soft Parade (Elektra Catalog Group, 2019), with all of the orchestration removed. These classic ...


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