How Did The Doors Influence Pop Culture

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The Doors Imagine that you are in a front row seat at The Doors concert and you hear the blasting drums of John Densmore and the electrifying guitar of Robby Krieger. The Doors were one of the most successful and influential rock bands during the 1960s era. The Doors were a music band that was famous for their rock music and they were well known for their lead singer Jim Morrison. The Doors were a successful rock band from the 1960s that influenced music and pop culture, The Doors consisted of four members and lasted for half of a decade.
Influence of The Doors
The Doors were not only influential to music but also to the pop culture of the 1960s. The Doors were a music band that started in 1967 and influenced many other bands and musicians.
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The Doors consisted of four members, their lead singer Jim Morrison, their drummer John Densmore, their guitarist Robby Krieger, and their keyboardist Ray Manzarek. Krieger was born January 8, 1946, Densmore was born December 1, 1944, Morrison was born December 8, 1943 and died July 3, 1971, and Manzarek was born February 12, 1939 and died May 20, 2013. “Morrison and Manzarek, acquaintances from the UCLA Graduate School of Film, conceived the group at a 1965 meeting on a Southern California beach” (“The Doors” 2001). “Manzarek’s brothers Rick and Jim, served as guitarists until Manzarek met John Densmore, who brought in Robby Krieger; both had been members of the Psychedelic Rangers” (“The Doors” 2001). How the group started was unique because Jim Morrison never planned to be a singer, but when he was invited to Manzarek's group (Rick and the Ravens) his poetry helped him become a very good singer (“The Doors” 2016). How The Doors met was very unique and what they did after was even …show more content…
The Doors released six studio albums and a very influential anti-war song. In the five year span The Doors were together they created their six studio albums. “(Break on Through to the Other Side) was the title of The Doors first single and the opening track of their self titled debut album from 1967” (“The Doors Biography”). “(The Unknown Soldier) an unlikely top hit, was the most influential anti-war song of the Vietnam War” (“The Doors Biography”). “Over the next four years The Doors released five more studio albums - Strange Days (1967), Waiting for the Sun (1968), The Soft Parade (1969), Morrison Hotel (1970), and LA Women (1971) - and the concert compilation Absolutely Live (1970)” (“The Doors Biography”). “They released six studio albums in all, as well as a live album and a compilation, before Morrison’s death in 1971” (“ The Doors” 2016). The Doors were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993” (“The Doors” 2001). In conclusion, after all of the incidents The Doors went through they still became one of the most entertaining and successful rock bands

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