Light My Fire

original song written and composed by John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, Jim Morrison

"Light My Fire" is a popular song by the American rock band The Doors. It was recorded in August of 1966 and released in January of 1967 on their debut album of the same name. It spent three weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (in July 29, August 5 and August 12, 1967), and one week on the Cash Box Top 100.

"Light My Fire"
Single by the Doors
from the album The Doors
B-side"The Crystal Ship"
ReleasedApril 24, 1967 (1967-04-24)
RecordedAugust 1966 (1966-08)
  • 7:06 (album version)
  • 2:52 (single version)
Producer(s)Paul A. Rothchild
The Doors singles chronology
"Break On Through (To The Other Side)"
"Light My Fire"
"People Are Strange"
Live video
"The Doors - Light My Fire" at YouTube

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