It’s hard to say whether posters will become highly collectible, but history doesn’t seem to be on their side.
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.”
In case you were wondering, here’s what Goldmine writer Martin Popoff and his voting army came up with as the greatest non-metal guitar solos of all time (Can you guess which two Martin snuck in there? Here’s a clue: ZZ T_p and F_ank Za_pa).
The Doors is an obvious choice for the “Classic Albums” DVD series, being one of most notable debut albums in rock history.
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.
The Fabulous Stains come to DVD, The Who rocks out for charity, The Doors longtime legal battle won’t go to a higher court and The Boss wraps up his latest concert.