On July 3, 1968.

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On July 3, 1968, “Elektra” label released “Waiting for the Sun”, the third Doors studio album. It was recorded February – May 1968, at “TTG Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Paul A. Rothchild.  “Waiting for the Sun” became the band’s first and only No. 1 album. The album was certified Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”; Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; 2 x Gold in France by “SNEP”; Gold in Germany by “BVMI”; Gold un UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Jim Morrison– lead vocals, percussion
  • Ray Manzarek– Gibson G-101, Vox Continental organs, RMI Electra piano, piano, backing vocals, percussion
  • Robby Krieger– guitar, backing vocals, percussion
  • John Densmore– drums, backing vocals, percussion
  • Douglas Lubahn– bass guitar
  • Kerry Magness – bass guitar
  • Leroy Vinnegar– acoustic bass
  • Bruce Botnick– engineering
  • Paul Ferrara– album cover photograph
  • William S. Harvey – sleeve art direction, design
  • Jac Holzman– production supervisor
  • Guy Webster – back cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger, and John Densmore, except where noted.

  1. Hello, I Love You – Jim Morrison
  2. Love Street – Jim Morrison
  3. Not to Touch the Earth – Jim Morrison
  4. Summer’s Almost Gone – Jim Morrison
  5. Wintertime Love
  6. The Unknown Soldier
  7. Spanish Caravan
  8. My Wild Love
  9. We Could Be So Good Together
  10. Yes, the River Knows – Robby Krieger
  11. Five to One – Jim Morrison

 

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