The Doors: L.A. Woman's 40th Anniversary
Today marks the 40th anniversary of one of rock's most revolutionary albums. The Doors' L.A. Woman has been praised for its blues-rock oriented sound, since Jim Morrison (aka The Lizard King) was heavily influenced by the genre at the time of the album's production.
Little known fact: Morrison's haunting and vulnerable vocals aren't only the product of his musical genius, but were the result of being recorded in an echoey bathroom (according to 92.9dave.fm). Just give the album's stand-out single "Love Her Madly" a listen and you'll see what we're getting at.
L.A. Woman in its entirety serves as a time capsule for the sound of the late 60s/early 70s. A time of both love and frustration, passion and destruction, confidence and curiosity, and nostalgia and forward-thinking; all of which are evident on the record. So if you've yet to give it a listen, there's no better time than now. You'll be surprised at how much its residual sentiments still echo today.
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