The Doors (MFSL mastered Japanese press)

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Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
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1Break On Through (to the Other Side)
engineer and mixer:
Bruce Botnick
producer:
Paul A. Rothchild
drums (drum set):
John Densmore (in 1966-09)
guitar:
Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors) (in 1966-09)
keyboard:
Ray Manzarek (in 1966-09)
vocals:
Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors) (in 1966-09)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (in 1967) and Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (in 1967, in 2017)
engineered at:
Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
edit of:
Break On Through (to the Other Side) (original stereo studio mix, with "she gets high") by The Doors
recording of:
Break On Through (in 1966-09)
writer:
John Densmore, Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors), Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors)
publisher:
Doors Music Company, Nipper Music, Rondor Music (London) Ltd. and 日音 Synch事業部
4.62:29
2Soul Kitchen
engineer and mixer:
Bruce Botnick
producer:
Bruce Botnick and Paul A. Rothchild
drums (drum set):
John Densmore (in 1966-09)
guitar:
Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors) (in 1966-09)
keyboard:
Ray Manzarek (in 1966-09)
vocals:
Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors) (in 1966-09)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (in 1967, in 2017)
engineered at:
Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
Soul Kitchen (in 1966-09)
writer:
John Densmore, Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors), Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors)
publisher:
Doors Music Company and Nipper Music
3.73:35
3The Crystal Ship
engineer and mixer:
Bruce Botnick
producer:
Bruce Botnick and Paul A. Rothchild
drums (drum set):
John Densmore (in 1966-09)
guitar:
Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors) (in 1966-09)
keyboard:
Ray Manzarek (in 1966-09)
vocals:
Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors) (in 1966-09)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (in 1967, in 2017)
engineered at:
Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
The Crystal Ship (in 1966-09)
writer:
John Densmore, Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors), Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors)
publisher:
Doors Music Company, Nipper Music and Rondor Music (London) Ltd.
3.452:35
4Twentieth Century Fox
engineer and mixer:
Bruce Botnick
producer:
Paul A. Rothchild
drums (drum set):
John Densmore (in 1966-09)
guitar:
Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors) (in 1966-09)
keyboard:
Ray Manzarek (in 1966-09)
vocals:
Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors) (in 1966-09)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (in 1967, in 2017)
engineered at:
Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
Twentieth Century Fox (in 1966-09)
writer:
John Densmore, Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors), Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors)
publisher:
Doors Music Company and Nipper Music
3.32:34
5Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)
engineer and mixer:
Bruce Botnick
producer:
Paul A. Rothchild
drums (drum set):
John Densmore (in 1966-09)
guitar:
Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors) (in 1966-09)
keyboard:
Ray Manzarek (in 1966-09)
vocals:
Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors) (in 1966-09)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (in 1967, in 2017)
engineered at:
Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
part of:
New York Post: 100 Greatest Covers (2007) (number: 27)
cover recording of:
Alabama Song (from the songspiel “Mahagonny” & opera “Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny”) (in 1966-09)
lyricist:
Bertolt Brecht
composer:
Kurt Weill (composer)
additional translator:
Elisabeth Hauptmann
publisher:
Harms Co.
3.33:20
6Light My Fire
engineer and mixer:
Bruce Botnick
producer:
Paul A. Rothchild
drums (drum set):
John Densmore (in 1966-09)
guitar:
Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors) (in 1966-09)
keyboard:
Ray Manzarek (in 1966-09)
vocals:
Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors) (in 1966-09)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (in 1967), Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (in 1967, in 2017), Elektra (1950–1989, revived 2009‐06‐01; read annotations before use) (in 1971) and Rhino Entertainment Company (not for release label use!) (in 2017)
engineered at:
Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
music videos:
Light My Fire by The Doors
part of:
Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 35) and The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 310)
recording of:
Light My Fire (in 1966-09)
writer:
John Densmore, Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors), Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors)
publisher:
Doors Music Company, Nipper Music, Rondor Music (London) Ltd. and 日音 Synch事業部
4.27:08
7Back Door Man
engineer and mixer:
Bruce Botnick
producer:
Paul A. Rothchild
drums (drum set):
John Densmore (in 1966-09)
guitar:
Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors) (in 1966-09)
keyboard:
Ray Manzarek (in 1966-09)
vocals:
Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors) (in 1966-09)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (in 1967, in 2017)
engineered at:
Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
cover recording of:
Back Door Man (in 1966-09)
lyricist and composer:
Willie Dixon
writer:
Chester Burnett
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher), Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) and Hoochie Coochie Music
3.453:34
8I Looked at You
engineer and mixer:
Bruce Botnick
producer:
Paul A. Rothchild
drums (drum set):
John Densmore (in 1966-09)
guitar:
Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors) (in 1966-09)
keyboard:
Ray Manzarek (in 1966-09)
vocals:
Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors) (in 1966-09)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (in 1967, in 2017)
engineered at:
Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
I Looked at You (in 1966-09)
writer:
John Densmore, Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors), Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors)
publisher:
Doors Music Company and Nipper Music
3.52:22
9End of the Night
engineer and mixer:
Bruce Botnick
producer:
Paul A. Rothchild
drums (drum set):
John Densmore (in 1966-09)
guitar:
Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors) (in 1966-09)
keyboard:
Ray Manzarek (in 1966-09)
vocals:
Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors) (in 1966-09)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (in 1967, in 2017)
engineered at:
Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
End of the Night (in 1966-09)
writer:
John Densmore, Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors), Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors)
publisher:
Doors Music Company and Nipper Music
3.552:53
10Take It as It Comes
engineer and mixer:
Bruce Botnick
producer:
Paul A. Rothchild
drums (drum set):
John Densmore (in 1966-09)
guitar:
Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors) (in 1966-09)
keyboard:
Ray Manzarek (in 1966-09)
vocals:
Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors) (in 1966-09)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (in 1967, in 2017)
engineered at:
Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
recording of:
Take It as It Comes (in 1966-09)
writer:
John Densmore, Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors), Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors)
publisher:
Doors Music Company and Nipper Music
3.552:17
11The End
engineer and mixer:
Bruce Botnick
producer:
Paul A. Rothchild
drums (drum set):
John Densmore (in 1966-09)
guitar:
Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors) (in 1966-09)
keyboard:
Ray Manzarek (in 1966-09)
vocals:
Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors) (in 1966-09)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (in 1967) and Elektra Records (not for release label use! please use its imprint "Elektra" instead) (in 1967, in 2017)
engineered at:
Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
edit of:
The End (original stereo studio mix, explicit) by The Doors
part of:
Pitchfork: The Story of Goth in 33 Songs and Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 328)
recording of:
The End (in 1966-09)
writer:
John Densmore, Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors), Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors)
publisher:
Doors Music Company, Nipper Music, Rondor Music (London) Ltd. and Vicious Recordings (publisher of releases on Vicious Vinyl and subsidiaries)
4.311:42

Credits

Release

art direction and design:William S. Harvey (design)
photography:Joel Brodsky
Guy Webster (photographer)
bass, organ and piano:Ray Manzarek (in 1966-09)
drums (drum set):John Densmore (in 1966-09)
guitar:Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors) (in 1966-09)
vocals:Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors) (in 1966-09)
manufactured by and distributed by:MFSL, Inc. (parent of Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, distributor and copyright holder)
licensed from:Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records (not for release label use! a division of Warner Communications Inc.)
pressed by:Victor Company of Japan, Ltd.