One of my favorite Doors’ song. Hello, I Love You
I was looking for the video and found this…she sings pretty good for a male song, but, I mean, I obviously didn’t post it in here to admire just her talent. You’ll see why.
Just watch whenever the camera moves to Robby Krieger. He can’t stop laughing after Morrison says “higher” for the first time, haha
Let me paint a picture for you:
On September 17, 1967, the Doors, a newly popular rock group from LA performed on Ed Sullivan’s television program. The show had launched the careers of countless musicians and performers, and the four members of the Doors felt like they had finally made it…
The alchemical fire was burning me in its blast furnace and either I was going to be hardened or shattered.
My belief in the efficacy of the energy was being sorely tested.
Was I actually going to be able to live in accordance with my psychedelic visions of harmony, love, and trust in the sweet, divine energy of creation? The energy that supports us all- you can call it God’s love, if you need to- the energy that is us. Could I live in communion with the Christ within? Could I hurl myself into the chaos with nothing but my trust in the energy? Could I leap into the void space and fly? Did I actually believe in the goodness of existence, the divine rays of the sun, the beneficence of mind itself? Could I actually overcome these adversities through the belief in the possibility of our all becoming the new man?
This was the task.”