Morrison Hotel

1970 studio album by The Doors

Morrison Hotel is the fifth studio album by American hard rock band The Doors. It was released on 9 February, 1970 through Elektra Records and went to number 4 in the United States, number 6 in the Netherlands and number 12 in the United Kingdom.

Morrison Hotel
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 9, 1970 (1970-02-09)
Recorded
  • August 19, 1966 ("Indian Summer")
  • November 1969 – January 1970
StudioElektra Sound Recorders, Los Angeles
Genre
Length37:05
LabelElektra
ProducerPaul A. Rothchild
the Doors chronology
The Soft Parade
(1969)
Morrison Hotel
(1970)
Absolutely Live
(1970)
Singles from Morrison Hotel
  1. "You Make Me Real" / "Roadhouse Blues"
    Released: February 1970

Track listingEdit

Original albumEdit

Details are taken from the 1970 Elektra Records album and may differ from other sources.[2]

Side one: Hard Rock Café
No. Title Length
1. "Roadhouse Blues"   4:04
2. "Waiting for the Sun"   3:58
3. "You Make Me Real"   2:50
4. "Peace Frog"   2:52
5. "Blue Sunday"   2:08
6. "Ship of Fools"   3:06
Total length:
18:58
Side two: Morrison Hotel
No. Title Length
1. "Land Ho!"   4:08
2. "The Spy"   4:15
3. "Queen of the Highway"   2:47
4. "Indian Summer"   2:33
5. "Maggie M'Gill"   4:24
Total length:
18:07

ReissuesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Buskin, Richard. "Classic Tracks: The Doors 'Strange Days'". Sound On Sound. Retrieved May 18, 2021. Engineer and producer Bruce Botnick recorded some of the greatest artifacts of West Coast psychedelia, among them the first five albums by the Doors.
  2. Morrison Hotel (Liner notes). The Doors. Elektra Records. 1970. Back cover. EKS-75007.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  3. Botnick, Bruce; Fricke, David (2007). Morrison Hotel (40th Anniversary edition CD booklet). The Doors. Rhino Records. R2 101173.
  4. "Morrison Hotel 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition [2-CD+1-LP]". Thedoors.com. Retrieved August 24, 2020.