COBO ARENA - 05/08/1970

DETROIT, MI - U.S.A.

 

Venue Address: 300 Civic Center Drive - Detroit, MI 
Promotion: WABX
Event: In Concert

Also Performing:
John Sebastian
Blues Image

Setlist:
Roadhouse Blues (Vamp)
Hello To The Cities (Poem)
Break On Through
      -Dead Cats, Dead Rats
Alabama Song >
Back Door Man >
Five To One
Roadhouse Blues
You Make Me Real >
Ship Of Fools
When The Music's Over
Mystery Train
      -People Get Ready
      -Away In India
      -Crossroads
Carol
Light My Fire
The Cosmic Movie (Dialogue)
Been Down So Long*
      -Blues Jam (Instrumental)
Love Hides >
Manzarek's Blues*
      -Carol
      -Close To You
I'm A King Bee** (Ray & Jim On Vocals) >
Rock Me**
      -Heartbreak Hotel
The End
      -Across The Sea
      -Vast Radiant Beach
      -Wake Up!

*  Featuring John Sebastian on Harmonica
**  Featuring John Sebastian on Guitar

Recordings / Film:
Multi-track Recording (Absolutely Live)

Photographers:
John Collier
Tom Copi
Gail Guilbault (Amateur)
Robert Matheu
Ric Siegel
Thomas Weschler
Unidentified (Amateur & Professional)

Reviews / Info:
-8:30pm scheduled start time.
-Robby Krieger wears leather pants at this show, and Jim Morrison does not.
-Setlist includes the only known performance of 'Dead Cats, Dead Rats' at the start of 'Break On Through'.
-John Sebastian joins The Doors onstage during the final performances.
-John Sebastian plays a harmonica obtained from an audience member.
-Robby Krieger plays bass guitar during the final performances.
-The Doors are banned from performing at the Cobo Arena following this show.
-This is The Doors 2nd and final performance in Detroit with Jim Morrison.
-The Doors return to Detroit in 1971 following Jim Morrison's death.
-This performance is recorded for 'Absolutely Live' on an 8-track machine in a remote truck.
-Longest concert recording known to collectors.

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REVIEW:

Newspaper: The Windsor Star
Author: Ray Bennett
Publish Date: May 9th - 1970
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