The Doors: Live at the Bowl ’68 – Blu-ray Edition

Lovingly restored from the original footage from the show. Even including the lost footage of the performance of the songs “The WASP”, “Hello, I Love You” and “Spanish Caravan”.  Sure, it is not perfect with some camera, line of vision, audio, and blurring problems but it is the full concert this iconic band performed at Venice.  This was Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek and John Densmore at their best. The hometown audience laps up everything they do with wild enthusiasm. The lyrics are poetic, Morrison prowls the stage like a caged tiger and the band is so innovative that it will delight even the most casual of fans.  It was said to not be your typical Doors show in that they rehearsed and stuck to the set list. What does take place is incredibly loose in a structured kind of way. There are long jams but very few self-indulgent solos.

SONG LISTING:

01 Show Start/Intro
02 When the Music’s Over (from the album, Strange Days, 1967)
03 Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)(from the album, The Doors, 1967)
04 Back Door Man (from the album, The Doors, 1967)
05 Five To One (from the album, Waiting for the Sun, 1968)
06 Back Door Man (reprise)
07 The WASP (Taxas Radio and the Big Beat)(1971)
08 Hello, I Love You (1(2)/1968)(from album Waiting for the Sun, 1968)
09 Moonlight Drive (b-side to Love Me Two Times; from album Strange Days, 1967)
10 Horse Latitudes (from the album, Strange Days, 1967)
11 A Little Game (from the album, Absolutely Live, 1970)
12 The Hill Dwellers (from the album, Absolutely Live, 1970)
13 Spanish Caravan (from the album, Waiting for the Sun, 1968)
14 Hey, What Would You Guys Like To Hear?
15 Wake Up (from the album, Absolutely Live, 1970)
16 Light My Fire (1(3)/1967; from the album, The Doors, 1967)
17 Light My Fire (segue)
18 The Unknown Soldier (39/1968; from the album Waiting for the Sun)
19 The End (segue)
20 The End (from the album, the Doors, 1967; R&R Hall of Fame)

Special Features: Echoes From the Bowl, You Had to Be There, Reworking the Doors, Music Video of “Gloria”, TV Show Appearances from The Smothers Brothers Show and the Jonathon Winters Show

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