Amateur Concert Recordings:

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1968

BOSTON - BACK BAY THEATRE


Date: March 17th - 1968
Location: Boston - MA
Venue: Back Bay Theatre
Taper: Unknown

Tracklist:

Late Show
When The Music's Over
Back Door Man
      -Five To One
Break On Through
      -There You Sit
Love Me Two Times
You're Lost Little Girl
Light My Fire
The End
      -Across The Sea
      -The Holy Sha
      -The Crossroads
      -Ensenada

Recording Equipment & Technical Information::
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.
-Other equipment unknown.

Notes:
-Known copies do not appear to have tracks in sequential order.

CHICAGO COLISEUM


Date: May 10th - 1968
Location: Chicago - IL
Venue: Chicago Coliseum
Taper: Unknown

Tracklist:

Late Show
Soul Kitchen
      -Poor Otis, Dead And Gone
Break On Through
      -There You Sit
Alabama Song >
Back Door Man >
Five To One
When The Music's Over
      -Back To San Diego
The Crystal Ship
Wake Up!
Light My Fire

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.
-Other equipment unknown.

Notes:
-Complete recording.
-Includes a rare portion of what would become 'Runnin' Blue' during the performance of Soul Kitchen.
-Includes first known live recording of a finished version of 'Five To One'.

HOLLYWOOD BOWL


Date: July 5th - 1968
Location: Hollywood - CA
Venue: Hollywood Bowl
Taper: Private

Tracklist:

House Announcer (Tim McIntire)
When The Music's Over
Alabama Song >
Back Door Man >
Five To One
Back Door Man (Reprise)
(Cut)
Hello, I Love You
Moonlight Drive
      -Horse Latitudes
A Little Game >
The Hill Dwellers
Spanish Caravan
Wake Up!
(Cut)
Light My Fire
The Unknown Soldier
The End
(Cut)
      "Mr. Light Man"
      -The Accident
      -Ode To A Grasshopper
      -Ensenada

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.
-Other equipment unknown.

Notes:
-Brief tape cuts.
-Includes 'Hello, I Love You' , not present on the official release of this performance.
-Includes a complete 'Spanish Caravan'.

DALLAS - MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM


Date: July 9th - 1968
Location: Dallas - TX
Venue: Dallas Memorial Auditorium
Taper: Unknown

Tracklist:
Soul Kitchen
      -Pray The Lord
Back Door Man >
Five To One
Break On Through
      -There You Sit
The Crystal Ship
Texas Radio And The Big Beat
Hello, I Love You
Moonlight Drive
Money
When The Music's Over
Wake Up!
Light My Fire

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.
-Other equipment unknown.

Notes:
-Complete recording.

HOUSTON - SAM HOUSTON COLISEUM


Date: July 10th - 1968
Location: Houston - TX
Venue: Sam Houston Coliseum

SOURCE #1

Taper: Unknown

Tracklist:
Break On Through
Back Door Man
      -Once I Had A Friend
      -Can The Wind Have It All
      -We Tried So Hard
      -Strange Gods Are Coming
When The Music's Over
      -Confusion
      -Winter Photography
      -Count The Dead & Wait For Morning
      -Warm Days & Faces Come Again
Texas Radio And The Big Beat
Hello, I Love You
Little Red Rooster
Who Do You Love
(Cut)
The Crystal Ship
Wake Up!
Light My Fire
(Cut)

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.
-Other equipment unknown.

Notes:
-Brief tape cuts.


SOURCE #2

Taper: Unknown

Tracklist:
Taper's Instructions
Break On Through
Back Door Man
      -Once I Had A Friend
      -Can The Wind Have It All
      -We Tried So Hard
      -Strange Gods Are Coming
When The Music's Over
      -Confusion
      -Winter Photography
      -Count The Dead & Wait For Morning
      -Warm Days & Faces Come Again
Texas Radio And The Big Beat(Cut)
Hello, I Love You
Little Red Rooster
Who Do You Love
The Crystal Ship
(Cut)
Wake Up!
Light My Fire
(Cut)

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.
-Other equipment unknown.

Notes:
-Brief tape cuts. Features more cuts than the 1st source and possibly the 2nd.
-Vocals on this recording are sharper than the 1st known source of this show.


SOURCE #3

Taper: Unknown

Tracklist:
Light My Fire (Cut)

(Tracklist Incomplete)

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.
-Other equipment unknown.

Notes:
-Brief tape cuts.
-Includes the most complete known recorded version of 'Light My Fire' from this show.

NEW YORK - SINGER BOWL


Date: August 2nd - 1968
Location: Queens - NY
Venue: Singer Bowl

SOURCE #1

Taper: Unknown

Tracklist:
Backdoor Man >
Five To One
Break On Through
When The Music's Over
      -Vast Radiant Beach
      -Dawn's Highway
      -The Royal Sperm
Wild Child
Wake Up!
Light My Fire

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.
-Other equipment unknown.

Notes:
-Encore missing.


SOURCE #2

Taper: Unknown

Tracklist:
Backdoor Man >
Five To One
Break On Through
When The Music's Over
      -Vast Radiant Beach
      -Dawn's Highway
      -The Royal Sperm
Wild Child
Wake Up!
Light My Fire
The End
      -Strange Gods Are Coming
      -The Sea Is Green
      -I Hear You Calling
      -Ensenada

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.
-Other equipment unknown.

Notes:
-Recorded near the stage.
-Includes Encore.

CLEVELAND - PUBLIC AUDITORIUM


Date: August 3rd - 1968
Location: Cleveland - OH
Venue: Cleveland Public Auditorium
Taper: Private

Tracklist:
House Announcer (Unknown)
Break On Through
Back Door Man >
Five To One
When The Music's Over
      -Vast Radiant Beach
      -The Royal Sperm
Soul Kitchen
Light My Fire
House Announcer (Unknown)

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.
-Other equipment unknown.

Notes:
-Complete performance.
-Poor sound quality.

PHILADELPHIA ARENA


Date: August 4th - 1968
Location: Philadelphia - PA
Venue: Philadelphia Arena
Taper: Unknown

Tracklist:
House Announcer (Bob Borden)
When The Music's Over
      -The Royal Sperm
Alabama Song >
Back Door Man >
Five To One
Spanish Caravan
Texas Radio And The Big Beat
Hello, I Love You
Wake Up!
Light My Fire

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.
-Other equipment unknown.

Notes:
-Complete recording.

ASBURY PARK - CONVENTION HALL


Date: August 31st - 1968
Location: Asbury Park - NJ
Venue: Convention Hall
Taper: Unknown

Tracklist:

Early Show
Back Door Man >
Five To One
Break On Through
Love Me Two Times
When The Music's Over
Spanish Caravan
Soul Kitchen
      -Pray The Lord
      -Louie Louie (Instrumental)
      -Summer's Almost Gone
Wake Up!
Light My Fire

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.
-Other equipment unknown.

Notes:
-Most likely the early show.
-Complete recording.
-Most recent audience recording to surface.

LONDON ROUNDHOUSE

FIRST NIGHT


Date: September 6th - 1968
Location: London - UK
Venue: The Roundhouse
Taper: Unknown

Tracklist:

Late Show
House Announcer (Unknown)
Five To One
Break On Through
When The Music's Over
      -Confusion
Alabama Song >
Back Door Man
      -Crawling King Snake
Spanish Caravan
Love Me Two Times
Light My Fire
The Unknown Soldier
Soul Kitchen
      -Pray The Lord
A Little Game >
The Hill Dwellers >
Not To Touch The Earth
Hello, I Love You
Moonlight Drive
      -Horse Latitudes
Money

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.
-Other equipment unknown.

Notes:
-Includes complete performance.

LONDON ROUNDHOUSE

SECOND NIGHT


Date: September 7th - 1968
Location: London - UK
Venue: The Roundhouse
Taper: Unknown

Tracklist:
 
Early Show
Five To One
Break On Through
When The Music's Over
Late Show
When The Music's Over (Cut)
Wake Up!
Light My Fire
The End
      -Ensenada

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.

Notes:
-Late show recording segments accompanied by professional color film.
-Earliest known tape source features incomplete recordings from both early and late shows.

FRANKFURT - KONGRESSHALLE


Date: September 14th - 1968
Location: Frankfurt - DE
Venue: Kongresshalle
Taper: Unknown

Tracklist:

Early Show
Break On Through
Alabama Song >
Back Door Man
When The Music's Over
Texas Radio And The Big Beat
Hello, I Love You
Light My Fire
The Unknown Soldier

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.
-Other equipment unknown.

Notes:
-Includes complete performance.

AMSTERDAM - CONCERTGEBOUW


Date: September 15th - 1968
Location: Amsterdam - NE
Venue: Concertgebouw

SOURCE #1

Taper: Unknown

Tracklist:

Early Show
Vince Treanor / Ray Manzarek Speak
Break On Through
      -There You Sit
Soul Kitchen
Alabama Song >
Back Door Man
Hello, I Love You
Light My Fire
(Cut)

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.
-Other equipment unknown.

Notes:
-Jim Morrison does not perform at this show.
-Brief tape cut.
-Encore missing.


SOURCE #2

Taper: Unknown

Tracklist:

Early Show
Vince Treanor / Ray Manzarek Speak
Break On Through
      -There You Sit
Soul Kitchen
Alabama Song >
Back Door Man
Hello, I Love You
Light My Fire

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.
-Other equipment unknown.

Notes:
-Jim Morrison not performing.
-Complete recording of Light My Fire
-Encore missing.


SOURCE #3

Taper: Unknown

Tracklist:

Early Show
Vince Treanor / Ray Manzarek Speak
Break On Through
      -There You Sit
Soul Kitchen
Alabama Song >
Back Door Man
Hello, I Love You
Light My Fire
The Unknown Soldier (Robby On Vocals)
(Cut)

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.
-Other equipment unknown.

Notes:
-Jim Morrison not performing.
-Brief tape cut.
-Includes 'The Unknown Soldier' performed by Robby Krieger.

MINNEAPOLIS CONCERT HALL


Date: November 10th - 1968
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Venue: Minneapolis Concert Hall
Taper: Unknown

Tracklist:
Soul Kitchen
Break On Through
When The Music's Over
Back Door Man*
      -Blues Jam (Instrumental)
      -Next One Comin' Down The Line
Little Red Rooster*
Wild Child*
Money*
Love Me Two Times*
      -Blues Jam (Instrumental)
      -All Night Long
      -Mystery Train
Light My Fire
      -Summertime (Instrumental)
      -Eleanor Rigby (Instrumental)

* Featuring Tony Glover on Harmonica

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.

Notes:
-Features Tony Glover on Harmonica for majority of the show.

L.A. - FORUM


Date: December 14th - 1968
Location: Los Angeles - CA
Venue: The Forum

SOURCE #1

Taper: Private

Tracklist:

House Announcer (Unknown)
Tell All The People
Love Me Two Times
Who Scared You
Spanish Caravan
The Crystal Ship
Wild Child
Touch Me
Light My Fire

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.
-10" Reel

Notes:
-Oldest circulating source.
-Does not include the complete performance.


SOURCE #2

Taper: Unknown

Tracklist:

Tell All The People
Love Me Two Times
Who Scared You
Spanish Caravan
The Crystal Ship
Wild Child
Touch Me
Light My Fire
The Celebration Of The Lizard

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.

Notes:
-Includes complete performance.


SOURCE #3

Taper: Private

Tracklist:

Tell All The People
Love Me Two Times
Who Scared You
(Cut)
Spanish Caravan (Cut)
The Crystal Ship
Wild Child
Touch Me
Light My Fire
The Celebration Of The Lizard

Recording Equipment & Technical Information:
-Most likely recorded with one microphone on a stereo deck.

Notes:
-Recording features many cuts and drop-outs.