Category: the doors 1971

The Doors, “Love Her Madly,” March 1971, the m…

The Doors, “Love Her Madly,” March 1971, the month before its appearance on LA Woman. (German release) 

Jim Morrison, Paris, 1971. I love how many pic…

Jim Morrison, Paris, 1971. I love how many pictures from Paris there are of Jim smiling.

Jim Morrison, The Doors, sessions for LA Woman…

Jim Morrison, The Doors, sessions for LA Woman, released April 19, 1971. Photo by Frank Lisciandro.

Jim Morrison, Paris, 1971. I love how many pic…

Jim Morrison, Paris, 1971. I love how many pictures from Paris there are of Jim smiling.

Jim Morrison and Pamela Courson share some fri…

Jim Morrison and Pamela Courson share some fries in Saint-Leu-d’Esserent, June 28 1971, a week before his passing on July 3, by Alain Ronay

Jim Morrison in Saint-Leu-d’Esserent, June 28 …

Jim Morrison in Saint-Leu-d’Esserent, June 28 1971, 5 days before his passing, by Alain Ronay, via vintage.es

Jim Morrison, The Doors, sessions for LA Woman…

Jim Morrison, The Doors, sessions for LA Woman, released April 19, 1971. Photo by Frank Lisciandro.

Jim Morrison, The Doors, cover of Phonograph R…

Jim Morrison, The Doors, cover of Phonograph Record Magazine, August 1971, after his passing on July 3. 

The Doors, “Love Her Madly” single, from the a…

The Doors, “Love Her Madly” single, from the album LA Woman. Seen here: the Swedish sleeve, March, 1971. Check the name of the b-side!

Jim Morrison and Robby Krieger with Marc Benno…

Jim Morrison and Robby Krieger with Marc Benno, recording 1971′s LA Woman.

(Pet peeve: the number of posts, especially on Pinterest, referring to the fella on the left as Jerry Scheff. Nope. The uncropped version of the photo DOES include Jerry toward the left, playing bass, with Marc on guitar now in the center. Know your session players, kids! And I do love what a clear picture this paints of how intimately they recorded this album!)