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View Poll Results: Best song by The Doors?
Light My Fire
9
14.06%
Break on Through
9
14.06%
Love Me Two Times
0
0%
Roadhouse Blues
6
9.38%
Hello, I Love You
2
3.13%
LA Woman
14
21.88%
Riders on the Storm
13
20.31%
Peace Frog
3
4.69%
Queen of the Highway
1
1.56%
The Crystal Ship
7
10.94%
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Best song by The Doors

Old 02-20-08, 08:12 PM
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Best song by The Doors

I had to do it after the Zeppelin thread.

I'll post my favorite here soon I have to think about it some.

There are quite a few songs on my poll that are typical favorites that I wouldn't have included in my list of very favorites - in fact, probably about 50% of that list.

I don't think I'd include Light My Fire, Break On Through, Riders on the Storm, Hello, I Love You, and LA Woman.

I would include Been Down So Long, The Changling, Maggie McGill, My Eyes Have Seen You, The Soft Parade, Spanish Caravan, and Twentieth Century Fox. I realize these aren't typical The Doors favorites.

I forgot to include "Other" as a poll choice. Sorry about that.

If I had to pick one song by The Doors, it would be My Eyes Have Seen You. Fucking fantastic. As so many of their songs are.

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Out of this list, Queen of the Highway.

Overall, The Changeling.
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Love Street
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Sorry, but I'd have to go off the list and vote for Love Street, Love Her Madly or When the Music's Over. Honestly, it is extremely hard for me to pick one song because their songs affect me in different ways depending on my mood.
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Crystal Ship! That song gives me chills. It has such a strange feeling to it. Five to One is a close second. Lot of good stuff to choose from though. Very tough.
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When the music's over
Old 02-20-08, 10:29 PM
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The End.
Old 02-20-08, 10:57 PM
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The Doors are my #2 band of alltime.
I can't mention just one but i can break it down to two of alltime:
-Waiting For The Sun
-When The Music's Over

HM:
-Yes The River Knows
-Ship Of Fools
-Tell All The People
-You're Lost Little Girl
-The Soft Parade
-H'yacinth House
-Take It As It Comes
-Celebration Of The Lizard
-Love Hides
-Queen Of The Highway
-Land Ho!
-Hello I Love You
-Love Her Madly
-Wild Child
Old 02-20-08, 11:42 PM
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I voted for Riders on the Storm.
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For the screaming and the howling, gotta be either: Soul Kitchen or Back Door Man ...
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I picked a mellow tune for the Zep poll, so might as well keep the trend going.

"Indian Summer"
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Not a big Doors fan but I do love Riders on the Storm.
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Love Her Madly for me.
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Without a doubt, "Soul Kitchen" followed closely by "Five to One"

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Yup.
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Mine is definitely "When the Music's Over"... No contest.
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where's the "other" option??

"Not To Touch The Earth" is my fav
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Yep.

Riders on the Storm is a close second.
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I voted "Riders on the Storm" but "People are Strange" and "Waiting for the Sun" are spectacular also.
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Another vote for "Riders on the Storm". "Love Me Two Times" is 2nd for me.
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Seriously? Light My Fire is their one true classic, the song that will stand as their legacy and it gets three lousy votes? Don't get me wrong, Riders On The Storm is a good song, but it's not the time-proven classic that "Fire" is.

I wonder if much of the fondness over "The End" is more about its use in Apocalypse Now rather than the song itself. I find that song slow, uninteresting and not at all melodic.
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Would have voted for "The End", if listed...went with "Riders On The Storm"
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Touch Me and Back Door Man personally.

Off the list, Break on Through

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