Re: RARA-AVIS: Slamming the Doors

From: Mark Sullivan (
Date: 16 Sep 2003

miker wrote:

"Soul Kitchen, Backdoor Man. Lots of great, fun songs. Some of it enchanting, hypnotic, like Light My Fire. Great stuff."

Kevin replied:
"Weren't those all on the first album?"

Yup. And X does a great cover of Soul Kitchen.
"Anyway, Morrison didn't write BACKDOOR MAN or LIGHT MY FIRE. Or the ALABAMA SONG either."

I hate to interrupt a good harangue -- especially one with which I agree
-- with facts, but Light My Fire was a Doors original.

"Maybe the little girls understand Howling Wolf, . . ."

Gee, I thought they understood The Knack. (Actually, it was Willie Dixon, although Wolf did the definitive version.)


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