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The Doors — Riders On The Storm
Album: L.A. Woman
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Released: 1971
Length: 6:49
Plays (last 30 days): 1
Riders on the storm
Riders on the storm
Into this house we're born
Into this world we're thrown
Like a dog without a bone, an actor out on loan
Riders on the storm

There's a killer on the road
His brain is squirming like a toad
Take a long holiday
Let your children play
If you give this man a ride, sweet memory will die
Killer on the road, yeah

Girl, you gotta love your man
Girl, you gotta love your man
Take him by the hand
Make him understand
The world on you depends, our life will never end
Gotta love your man, yeah

Riders on the storm
Riders on the storm
Into this house we're born
Into this world we're thrown
Like a dog without a bone, an actor out on loan
Riders on the storm

Riders on the storm
Riders on the storm
Riders on the storm
Riders on the storm
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All I know is that BIll's playlist has been filling in the holes in my memory and heart this afternoon; time to make another donation to a job well done in this dysfunctional America.
 NorthernLad wrote:

You know, Bill Gates actually named his operating system in honour of this group.


Bullshit
 h8rhater wrote:


Taste.


That made me smile cos it is so true!
All time classic❤️
I play this with the guys almost every week at a little restaurant down on lower Greenville in Dallas. I could just keep on playing it!
One of the all time classics....
Jim....He knew.
Thank's, Bill and Rebecca - you make as to recall and remembering some great stuff like that Morrisson's creature.
Had to up my rating to an 8, it just gets better with time, like a fine wine.
In the universe where I'm from, the Doors issued five more awesome albums with Jim Morrison, who (in his later, chubbier years) went on to play Vegas for a couple of decades as an opening act for Wayne Newton.  It was a bit sad watching him during that time -- though he put on some fun shows -- but on the plus side we got all those extra albums you didn't get here.

On the other hand, here in your universe you have a Doors catalog that's book-ended with "Break on Through" and "Riders on the Storm" as perfect opening and ending tracks.
 MJdub wrote:

I've always found this song pretty boring, as with most Doors music.  I feel like I've tried, but just don't see the appeal.  From the songwriting to the singing and playing, it seems like every part of it is mediocre...except maybe the recording/production?  What am I missing?



Taste.
 xray38 wrote:

This song always takes me back to my early teens, as part of the sound track at a rental cottage in Ontario. There was a girl visiting  for a week next door, and she was an exotic...from Alberta! My heart went pitter pat, and maybe hers did too, as we met down by the water each day that week.  After that, we kept in touch for many years via. mail. (yup, that mail). Eventually, as we each moved from place to place to place, we lost touch. The small cottages have long been torn down for large lakefront houses.  I still wonder where she is now, whenever I hear this song.




Perfect one-paragraph essay on the beauty and pain of love and life.
 timmus wrote:
As an interesting note, this doesn't sound like a real thunderstorm but one performed in the studio by a foley artist with a big metal sheet and a shower spraying water into a basin, the same way that old productions from the "studio system era" used to do it.
 
I guess taking recording gear into the field wasn't very common in the 1960s and early 1970s... I know that Miller & Kreisel started pioneering that kind of thing in 1965 and one early work from that decade was the "One Stormy Night" album by Mystic Moods (available on YouTube), which was a genuine storm in full stereo set to an orchestra.



I don't know. Very interesting comment!!  If you find out more info on this, please post it!! Thank You!!   PS: if so, It sounds as if they were using Neumann condenser mics!
As an interesting note, this doesn't sound like a real thunderstorm but one performed in the studio by a foley artist with a big metal sheet and a shower spraying water into a basin, the same way that old productions from the "studio system era" used to do it.
 
I guess taking recording gear into the field wasn't very common in the 1960s and early 1970s... I know that Miller & Kreisel started pioneering that kind of thing in 1965 and one early work from that decade was the "One Stormy Night" album by Mystic Moods (available on YouTube), which was a genuine storm in full stereo set to an orchestra.
another wonderful segue from "Gnossienne No1" to "Riders On 
the Storm"
What cloud was this guy on?

No hate - just asking.
 jasko wrote:

Heard this song a million times, still love it...




I AGREE! 
GODLIKE!!!
 NorthernLad wrote:

You know, Bill Gates actually named his operating system in honour of this group.



You mean MS-DOORS?
When in Paris  a few years ago I visited the grave of Jim in the Pere-Lachaise cemetery where a guy with a guitar was sat by the grave playing Doors tunes. He was clearly very drunk but it made the visit very poignant and worth it.  Another genius gone too soon.


Poetry is meant to convey images and feelings to the listener. Whether you like it or not, this song is pure poetry. 
 jasko wrote:

Heard this song a million times, still love it...



SAME HERE!!!
NICE segue from the end of Love Reign O'er Me.

This song was such an important musical milestone when I was young. Ray's keyboards are iconic.
I like the sound of this song, but jeez, it makes pretty much no sense at all. "his brain is squirming like a toad" may be the worst image in popular music. Not only does this diss toads (why?), but the imagery is utterly nonsensical. All that aside, the groove is great. Words are strung together in an incoherent fashion, yielding something that still works, oddly. That's music, defying logical analysis or even reasoned assessment.
GREAT TUNE!!!!!!!!!
The only Doors song that I have ever liked...even Jim doesn't feel like he needed to be the center of attention for once...
This song still smells fresh like air after the rain.I was introduced to them with this one 
Today one person I met many years ago is 60. When I hear this song, I remember you, dear Craig. Happy birthday to you, I hope Life is gentle with you<3.
Heard this song a million times, still love it...
 mjbaumann wrote:
 
 The people rating aren't honest. 10 is a perfect rating and should be rarest of ratings, if ever issued. As far a I know my only 10 is Brain Damage /Eclipse and the only other 10 that I can conceive would be LVB's Ninth( But I have yet to hear even a movement on RP that I can recall) which would qualify for a "10"if done by proper orchestra.
I give Riders a rare (for me) 9.
Further I don't agree with you hyperbolic description of Queen and Bohemian Rhapsody in comparison to the Doors. Different Genres and Different Eras...neither one is a 10.



(pinky-finger-extended) LVB, you do say?
great segue from Eric Satie . . .
 MJdub wrote:

I've always found this song pretty boring, as with most Doors music.  I feel like I've tried, but just don't see the appeal.  From the songwriting to the singing and playing, it seems like every part of it is mediocre...except maybe the recording/production?  What am I missing?



It seems like most forms of art it's more about how it makes one feel and you feel tired, you may be missing a good B12 vitamin. 
Quadrophenia intro to Riders On The Storm....what a great use of the exiting and entering thunder.

BillG...segue master extraordinaire!
 xray38 wrote:

This song always takes me back to my early teens, as part of the sound track at a rental cottage in Ontario. There was a girl visiting  for a week next door, and she was an exotic...from Alberta! My heart went pitter pat, and maybe hers did too, as we met down by the water each day that week.  After that, we kept in touch for many years via. mail. (yup, that mail). Eventually, as we each moved from place to place to place, we lost touch. The small cottages have long been torn down for large lakefront houses.  I still wonder where she is now, whenever I hear this song.



Kinda similar for me.  Miss Gabriel and I learning about life in her family driveway while listening to this song under a rainy night.   I wonder where she is and what happened to her after...........
Help me, where can I find the Billy Idol version?
Thanks
 jeszekdabrow wrote:
I prefer Billy Idol's version



Me too!
I prefer Billy Idol's version
 Pjesnik wrote:

Everything.


Many folks I know have similar attitudes about the Doors. I cannot relate to them not being able to relate to the Door's and selfishly am simply glad that I can/do. They have been very inspirational and their influence transcends their music. 
 


Lester Bangs: The Doors? Jim Morrison? He's a drunken buffoon posing as a poet.

Alice Wisdom: I like The Doors.

Lester Bangs: Give me The Guess Who. They got the courage to be drunken buffoons, which makes them poetic.



This song always takes me back to my early teens, as part of the sound track at a rental cottage in Ontario. There was a girl visiting  for a week next door, and she was an exotic...from Alberta! My heart went pitter pat, and maybe hers did too, as we met down by the water each day that week.  After that, we kept in touch for many years via. mail. (yup, that mail). Eventually, as we each moved from place to place to place, we lost touch. The small cottages have long been torn down for large lakefront houses.  I still wonder where she is now, whenever I hear this song.
 Webfoot wrote:

Still compelling 50 years later. 




Indeed....
We is stoned immaculate Jim✌️
Still compelling 50 years later. 
OMG. Every time I see the group has rated one of these classics higher than I have, I think, "Man, what a bunch of old farts we are".

Chronologically anyway . . .




liked the Doors but not Jim Morrison, the man - not the voice
Raining in NJ right now - perfect time for this.
Two great songs back to back,thanks RP❤️
Another great segue...Erik Satie to Ray Manzarek.  Nice.
The transition from Erik Satie "Gnossienne No1" to The Doors "Riders On the Storm", marvelous darling...
 bruz wrote:
Tom Kennedy, I can name that tune in one thunderclap.
 
It took me a bit longer. Thought it was Love, Reign O'er Me at first. Got my thunderclaps confused.
 mjbaumann wrote:
 johnmunsonjr wrote:
You have to wonder how this amazing song from one of the best Rock bands of all time can have the same rating (8.5) here on RP as the crappiest cheesiest song from the cheesiest band of all time, Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody! I just don't get it! (Apologies to Brian May, who is a great guitarist and their early stuff was good before Queen got all poppy and sold out.)
 The people rating aren't honest. 10 is a perfect rating and should be rarest of ratings, if ever issued. As far a I know my only 10 is Brain Damage /Eclipse and the only other 10 that I can conceive would be LVB's Ninth( But I have yet to hear even a movement on RP that I can recall) which would qualify for a "10"if done by proper orchestra.
I give Riders a rare (for me) 9.
Further I don't agree with you hyperbolic description of Queen and Bohemian Rhapsody in comparison to the Doors. Different Genres and Different Eras...neither one is a 10.


 
I've rated lots of things 10 because, for me, they are either perfect, or to counteract people who under-rate things I like.  It's just a bit of fun, after all.
 mjbaumann wrote:
 johnmunsonjr wrote:
You have to wonder how this amazing song from one of the best Rock bands of all time can have the same rating (8.5) here on RP as the crappiest cheesiest song from the cheesiest band of all time, Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody! I just don't get it! (Apologies to Brian May, who is a great guitarist and their early stuff was good before Queen got all poppy and sold out.)
 The people rating aren't honest. 10 is a perfect rating and should be rarest of ratings, if ever issued. As far a I know my only 10 is Brain Damage /Eclipse and the only other 10 that I can conceive would be LVB's Ninth( But I have yet to hear even a movement on RP that I can recall) which would qualify for a "10"if done by proper orchestra.
I give Riders a rare (for me) 9.
Further I don't agree with you hyperbolic description of Queen and Bohemian Rhapsody in comparison to the Doors. Different Genres and Different Eras...neither one is a 10.


 
Song ratings are all subjective.  I think as long as a person's rating distribution is 'normal' that's good enough.
And yes, I've rated the PF, Queen and Doors tracks mentioned here at 10, but I'd say PF is best, then the Doors...
 johnmunsonjr wrote:
You have to wonder how this amazing song from one of the best Rock bands of all time can have the same rating (8.5) here on RP as the crappiest cheesiest song from the cheesiest band of all time, Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody! I just don't get it! (Apologies to Brian May, who is a great guitarist and their early stuff was good before Queen got all poppy and sold out.)
 The people rating aren't honest. 10 is a perfect rating and should be rarest of ratings, if ever issued. As far a I know my only 10 is Brain Damage /Eclipse and the only other 10 that I can conceive would be LVB's Ninth( But I have yet to hear even a movement on RP that I can recall) which would qualify for a "10"if done by proper orchestra.
I give Riders a rare (for me) 9.
Further I don't agree with you hyperbolic description of Queen and Bohemian Rhapsody in comparison to the Doors. Different Genres and Different Eras...neither one is a 10.


 mrselfdestruct wrote:
Listen for the underlying whisper vocal in this one. Really creeps up the mix!
 
This is one of those things that you never heard until you hear it and then you can't unhear it.  What a lot of innovative production on this album and song  -- Steve Hoffman (yes that one) was involved, but I don't know who came up with that idea. 
I used to think the Doors were great, now not so much. Maybe, like most of the 'Classic Rock' genre I've just heard it too much.
You have to wonder how this amazing song from one of the best Rock bands of all time can have the same rating (8.5) here on RP as the crappiest cheesiest song from the cheesiest band of all time, Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody! I just don't get it! (Apologies to Brian May, who is a great guitarist and their early stuff was good before Queen got all poppy and sold out.)
Makes me wish they had had a bass player from the beginning. This sounds so much richer.
The mix on this is nice. The Rhodes (I assume) solo is mostly laying a bit under the rhythm instruments which just enhances the laid back feel of this song (despite the lyrics).
Tom Kennedy, I can name that tune in one thunderclap.
 Grayson wrote:
I've always disliked (not hate; there's a difference) the Doors. Now I can't stop liking them. Weird. Guess they were ahead of their time and I'm applying them to right now. Think we're back to timeless now. Argh! Hate when the time continuum gets all wonky. But Bill Gates and Windows and the Doors? Please. Y'all sound like one of my batshitter Georgia cousins.  

 
Welcome to the Doors Fan Club, Grayson!!

I've been a fan since (one of my earliest memories) I was 3, playing backgammon with my dad listening to Light my Fire (by a fireplace) - crazy shit one remembers, eh?

Long Live RP!!
You have to be an angst ridden drunken individual to enjoy this, IMHO. I was, and I do.
Fantastic track💖
I've always disliked (not hate; there's a difference) the Doors. Now I can't stop liking them. Weird. Guess they were ahead of their time and I'm applying them to right now. Think we're back to timeless now. Argh! Hate when the time continuum gets all wonky. But Bill Gates and Windows and the Doors? Please. Y'all sound like one of my batshitter Georgia cousins.  

FORA BOLSONARO!!!
(#stayhome)
 Dj_Yonke wrote:
 

One of the coolest GIFs ever. 
pure Guinness. A 10 for all times 
 On_The_Beach wrote:

 

Maradona, Modric, Morrison. 
 MJdub wrote:
I've always found this song pretty boring, as with most Doors music.  I feel like I've tried, but just don't see the appeal.  From the songwriting to the singing and playing, it seems like every part of it is mediocre...except maybe the recording/production?  What am I missing?
 
Everything.
I feel the exact opposite. When I was young I thought this song was "not bad."

Now, I think this song is a masterpiece.



 MJdub wrote:
I've always found this song pretty boring, as with most Doors music.  I feel like I've tried, but just don't see the appeal.  From the songwriting to the singing and playing, it seems like every part of it is mediocre...except maybe the recording/production?  What am I missing?
 
Listen for the underlying whisper vocal in this one. Really creeps up the mix!
Is there such a thing as cooincidence? Like Jim and Ray meeting on the beach in Venice.  
Dayam does this sound fresh in FLAC!
I second the last comment because I was just about to say the exact same thing.  Maybe this fairly boring song was loved at the time because it seemed kind of hard-edged compared to the hippy stuff around it, but now...?
I've always found this song pretty boring, as with most Doors music.  I feel like I've tried, but just don't see the appeal.  From the songwriting to the singing and playing, it seems like every part of it is mediocre...except maybe the recording/production?  What am I missing?
 NorthernLad wrote:
You know, Bill Gates actually named his operating system in honour of this group.
 Yeah, and Pink Floyd built The Wall around that door...

'loose canons'.......that stretches the imagination.....fell about reading that one
 h8rhater wrote:

I agree we need more Doors on RP and the tracks you mention are great choices.
 
That said, to say that this song is not as relevant now as "back in the day" is just not valid.  What with all the heavily armed loose canons running around this country.  These days they're not just hitchhikers.  They'll walk right into your kid's school or set up shop in a hotel overlooking a concert crowd.
 
Remember: There's a killer on the road!
 
Funny thing is that in my reply to the negative "this song is played too much" comment I completely forgot to fully express how welcome I am to hear this one here.  Long Live RP and ALL the Doors tracks (both the ones played here and the ones not) !!

Thanks, it's my student's ages in Tomsk State University, Sovet Union. I'm recollin' we've listenin' to just released DEEP PURPLE's album 'Come Taste The Band', for example (or Morrison Hotel, or Santana (first album)... Later, when I was school teacher, I've tried to prolonged this line for my pupils, i've called it Music Club...
 Danimal174 wrote:
Erik Satie - Gnossienne No1 —> The Doors - Riders On The Storm
Love this transition!!
 
And again… So cool!
Still love this song after so many years, and never get tired of it. I have a couple of sections of it sampled and isolated for ring tones, including the thunderstorm.

The middle section builds up to a climax that ends with a cascading piano walking down that evokes falling rain, complete with the thunder. Then it starts again with a final warning from Morrison, delivered in a tense, high key. It finally fades out to nothing ...

Just beautiful.
Bill, you magnificent bastard!
 lizardking wrote:

I agree!  BillG could easily play, say, "5 to 1" which is as relevant now as it was back in the day, and seems to fit into many of the playlist themes here.  Or the bizarre and funky final and title track to "The Soft Parade" which is one of my favs and I can't imagine it ever played on FM radio.  Nonetheless, I'll enjoy these tunes as they roll through, and even more so now since we're blessed with FLAC (sorry browser listeners.)

And remember:  They got the guns but WE have the numbers!

PEACE and Long Live RP!!



 
I agree we need more Doors on RP and the tracks you mention are great choices.
 
That said, to say that this song is not as relevant now as "back in the day" is just not valid.  What with all the heavily armed loose canons running around this country.  These days they're not just hitchhikers.  They'll walk right into your kid's school or set up shop in a hotel overlooking a concert crowd.
 
Remember: There's a killer on the road!
  LastGaspMusic wrote:
I am the lizard king.. I can do ANY thing...
WonderLizard wrote:

Lizards rule.

 
Indeed they do!!  {#High-five}
 hschlossberg wrote:
There sadly comes a time when even once-great songs never need to be heard again.  Plenty of less-played, less over-saturated Doors songs for RP.

 
I agree!  BillG could easily play, say, "5 to 1" which is as relevant now as it was back in the day, and seems to fit into many of the playlist themes here.  Or the bizarre and funky final and title track to "The Soft Parade" which is one of my favs and I can't imagine it ever played on FM radio.  Nonetheless, I'll enjoy these tunes as they roll through, and even more so now since we're blessed with FLAC (sorry browser listeners.)

And remember:  They got the guns but WE have the numbers!

PEACE and Long Live RP!!


Brillliant track, and brilliant to have it follow Satie's Gymnopodie. Thanks Bill and Rebecca!
There sadly comes a time when even once-great songs never need to be heard again.  Plenty of less-played, less over-saturated Doors songs for RP.

Such an ominous and foretelling final track on the final album.  And even without that, this tune is great as one bookend of The Doors' 6 disc catalog with Break on Through (to the other side) on the other end.  

And I am REALLY glad that there are so many haters; I've never liked liking what others like, and it gives me solace to think I'm still out here dancing to my own drummer (or however that saying goes) - I say Long Live RP and PEACE!! 


song is 3 but a message of the feminine to reach out and connect in these trying days. Who knew ?
 WonderLizard wrote:
Lizards rule.
 
{#Roflol}  (I think you may be biased.)
 LastGaspMusic wrote:
I am the lizard king.. I can do ANY thing...

 
Lizards rule.
 mojcamojca77 wrote:

I can tell you for myself: for sure your reasons are not mine {#Wink}. I simply like this music. MUSIC, not Jim (I like him, too:-)

 
Amazing how some attempt to come across as 'expert' by trotting out a precis based on nothing more than snobbery.

Music, as so succinctly defined by mojcamojca77's comment, is very much subjective and given this, will appeal or repel each individual equally.

Perhaps arnimf could see their way fit to contemplate that "Rider's On The Storm" means more to some than whether the vocalist can bust out beyond one octave?

Romantic Sentimentality? Isn't that precisely one type of emotion that music is supposed to invoke? In exactly the same way that Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture stirs the soul?

Take a deep breath arnimf and breath the joy that music of all types brings to ....... all types.
 hschlossberg wrote:
It's a great song, so it pains me to give it a 3 (ho-hum)...but that's my opinion about hearing it on RP.  25 years ago, it would have gotten a 10+.  But the local classic rock station plays it nearly every time I'm in the car and I'd really be okay with never hearing it again ever in my life.  Sad, but truly overplayed to death.

 
I gave it a 3 also, and it felt sacrilegious. Then I remembered I'm an atheist.
breezy and flowing
 senorcerveza wrote:
Haunting.  Still love it after all these years.

 
Yep
Haunting.  Still love it after all these years.
 mojcamojca77 wrote:

I can tell you for myself: for sure your reasons are not mine {#Wink}. I simply like this music. MUSIC, not Jim (I like him, too:-)

 
You should watch this   https://youtu.be/3deQXzV-qTk


 arnimf wrote:
The only reason people still listen to this is romantic sentimentality. Oh he died so young. And the curls and the dreamy look. The band can't play their instruments. The singer hardly covers an octave, and even this sounds stretched. The endless 1 chord fender solo is deadly. There is a hammer house movie sound effect (They ride ON A STORM, get it). Absolute boredom.

 
I can tell you for myself: for sure your reasons are not mine {#Wink}. I simply like this music. MUSIC, not Jim (I like him, too:-)
So nice, hearing this eerie nugget after Satie. Late last night, watching Lynch's great INLAND EMPIRE, I thought of this macabre gem.
 arnimf wrote:
The only reason people still listen to this is romantic sentimentality. Oh he died so young. And the curls and the dreamy look. The band can't play their instruments. The singer hardly covers an octave, and even this sounds stretched. The endless 1 chord fender solo is deadly. There is a hammer house movie sound effect (They ride ON A STORM, get it). Absolute boredom.

 
The classically trained keyboard player, who also wrote the repeating bass lines, surely couldn't play an instrument.
 arnimf wrote:
The only reason people still listen to this is romantic sentimentality. Oh he died so young. And the curls and the dreamy look. The band can't play their instruments. The singer hardly covers an octave, and even this sounds stretched. The endless 1 chord fender solo is deadly. There is a hammer house movie sound effect (They ride ON A STORM, get it). Absolute boredom.

 
Perhaps the physical traits of the musicians and other such considerations are your own reasons for liking/disliking a piece of music but, rather than assuming everyone uses your same irrelevant benchmarks and then insulting them when they clearly like something that you don't, try the PSD button...  {#Beat}
 arnimf wrote:
The only reason people still listen to this is romantic sentimentality. Oh he died so young. And the curls and the dreamy look. The band can't play their instruments. The singer hardly covers an octave, and even this sounds stretched. The endless 1 chord fender solo is deadly. There is a hammer house movie sound effect (They ride ON A STORM, get it). Absolute boredom.
 
Hmmm, average rating 8.4; I guess pretty much everyone who listens to RP is completely ignorant about music, except you.
Maybe keep your sanctimonious whining to yourself and hit the PSD button.
The only reason people still listen to this is romantic sentimentality. Oh he died so young. And the curls and the dreamy look. The band can't play their instruments. The singer hardly covers an octave, and even this sounds stretched. The endless 1 chord fender solo is deadly. There is a hammer house movie sound effect (They ride ON A STORM, get it). Absolute boredom.
isn't is weird how many of the old songs from the 60s and 70s are way more overplayed now than they ever were when they were hits? that's why I only listen to NPR and RP (and Alice Cooper—he plays deep cuts a lot) 

hschlossberg wrote:
It's a great song, so it pains me to give it a 3 (ho-hum)...but that's my opinion about hearing it on RP.  25 years ago, it would have gotten a 10+.  But the local classic rock station plays it nearly every time I'm in the car and I'd really be okay with never hearing it again ever in my life.  Sad, but truly overplayed to death.

 


Classic, fits my fucking mood too after this week's football scores! {#Chillpill}
From the awesome Erik Satie to the P.O.S. Doors - What a let down
Your day should be made when this track is on. 
Three months later same transition...same great feeling!

 
Danimal174 wrote:
Erik Satie - Gnossienne No1 —> The Doors - Riders On The Storm
Love this transition!!
 

 


 hschlossberg wrote:
It's a great song, so it pains me to give it a 3 (ho-hum)...but that's my opinion about hearing it on RP.  25 years ago, it would have gotten a 10+.  But the local classic rock station plays it nearly every time I'm in the car and I'd really be okay with never hearing it again ever in my life.  Sad, but truly overplayed to death.
 
Begs the question "Why are you listening to the classic rock station (with so many options these days)?".
It's a great song, so it pains me to give it a 3 (ho-hum)...but that's my opinion about hearing it on RP.  25 years ago, it would have gotten a 10+.  But the local classic rock station plays it nearly every time I'm in the car and I'd really be okay with never hearing it again ever in my life.  Sad, but truly overplayed to death.
I hate the Doors. Morrison was a loudmouth bully who thought he was a poet.

This song is a 10.

and this is fun, too. 
 tunehammer wrote:
Does it get any better than than this for surreal rock n roll

 
No, especially when there is a military twin-rotor helicopter hovering above the marine landing pad about 400 yards from my window.
My brain is squirming like a toad.
Does it get any better than than this for surreal rock n roll
 kanga311 wrote:

Same here...(the hearing waves crashing as well as growing up on the coast) {#Cool}

 
Me three.
 tallboy1968 wrote:
Only Radio Paradise can pull off a segue from George Winston to The Doors with panache. Well played.
 

Or from Erik Satie's Gnossienne No. 1, pivoting around the opening 'thunder'. Pulled something in me in two directions simultaneously. Nicely done, Bill.

 

Ditto!


Great RP sound.