On Friday, April 10, 1970, The Doors were scheduled for two shows at the Boston Arena. The 7 p.m. show was respectable enough, beginning with some fierce wails from Jim Morrison before bursting into “Roadhouse Blues,” and concluding with the band’s biggest hit, “Light My Fire.”
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We’ve looked back at the troubling news of the day and songs and albums that marked 1968. In this, the final installment of our rewind to 1968, we check out the musical schizophrenia that existed in the "popular" music of the day. Plus, we take a look back at the #1 songs and albums of 1968 on each side of the pond of that year.
In Part I of our look back at 1968, we reviewed the troubling historic events that marked that year. With Part II, we begin to dive into the music that provided the soundtrack for life after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., and we explore The Godfather of Soul’s new role as a voice of calm and reason.