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“Back Door Man” by The Doors

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    “Back Door Man” by The Doors is a classic rock song.

    Song Title: Back Door Man
    Artist: the Doors
    Album: The Doors
    Genre: psychedelic rock, classic rock, blues rock, blues
    Composer: Copyright © 1960 Willie Dixon, Chester Burnett
    Lead Vocals: Jim Morrison
    Guitar: Robby Krieger
    Organ: Ray Manzarek (Vox Continental)
    Bass Guitar: Larry Knechtel (uncredited)
    Drums: John Densmore
    Producer: Paul A. Rothchild
    Recorded: 24-31 August 1966 at Sunset Sound Recorders, Hollywood, California
    Released: January 4, 1967
    Label: Elektra
    Number of listens: 8680
    Current rank: 792 (updated weekly)
    Highest rank: 650 (play the video all the way through to register a vote for this song)

    Jim Morrison left out the original lyrics about being accused of murder.

    Guitarist Robby Krieger suggested recording this song after hearing the John Hammond Jr. version.

    The Doors typically opened their concerts with this song. Often the concerts ended with “The End.” They rarely did encores.

    Jim Morrison was arrested by three police officers mid-performance of this song when the Doors played in New Haven, Connecticut, on December 9, 1967. The charges were “giving an indecent or immoral exhibition”.

    Jim Morrison took the stage during the middle section of the song and said, “We started talking and we wanted some privacy and so went into this little show room. We weren’t doing anything. You know, just standing there talking, and then this little man in a little blue suit and a little blue cap came in there. He said, ‘Whatcha doin’ there?’ ‘Nothin’.’ But he didn’t go away, he stood there and then he reached round behind him and brought out this little black can of something. It looked like shaving cream. And then he sprayed it in my eyes. I was blinded for about 30 minutes.”

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    Summary quotation from Wikipedia:

    “Back Door Man” is a blues song written by Willie Dixon and recorded by Howlin’ Wolf in 1961. It was released by Chess Records as the B-side to Wolf’s “Wang Dang Doodle” (catalog no. 1777). The song is considered a classic of Chicago blues.

    The Doors recorded a rock version of the “Back Door Man” for their eponymous debut album. The Doors’ drummer John Densmore described it as a song that is “deeply sexual and got everyone moving.” The song also appears on The Doors’ live album Absolutely Live (1970).

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