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THE DOORS PRESS AGENT

The Doors Press Agent - Leon Barnard

In 1968, the yet to be Press Agent Leon Barnard is in Europe, tasked with helping to promote The Doors upcoming European tour by providing films to television stations, amongst other things. In 1969 he is hired directly by The Doors and remains an employee of the band until his leave in 1970.

A special thanks to Leon Barnard for his exclusive contribution to the MildEquator.com!

Contributed By:  Leon Barnard

A WAREHOUSE RECORDING IN NEW ORLEANS

A Warehouse In New Orleans

The Doors final live performance with Jim Morrison took place in New Orleans at a venue known as 'A Warehouse'. This show was recorded in its entirety, and the tape is re-discovered by stage manager George Friedman. The tape remains unheard by fans and collectors of The Doors.

A special thanks to George Friedman for his exclusive and one-of-a-kind contribution to the site, and Chris Simondet for his assistance with this feature!

Contributed By:  George Friedman

BOB GROVER BACKSTAGE AT THE SPECTRUM

Bob Grover Backstage At The Spectrum

The Baltimore Sun's Bob Grover attended The Doors concert at The Spectrum, in Philadelphia 1970. Bob was working as desk chief, writing occasional articles on the side. He is currently a member of 'Big Cam & the Lifters', and is no longer with The Sun.

MildEquator is proud to feature Bob's original article, a Photographer's Pass given to him at the show, and more. A special thanks to Bob Grover for his contribution to the site!


Contributed By:  Bob Grover | theLifters.com

KKUA's NEIL ROSS BACKSTAGE AT THE H.I.C.

KKUA's Neilson Ross Backstage at the HIC

Neilson Ross spent 22 years working as a radio announcer in multiple locations across the U.S. between 1963 and 1985, and now works as a freelance voice-over performer using the name 'Neil Ross'. He attended The Doors concert at the HIC in Honolulu on July 20th, 1968, and remains a Doors fan to this day. His experiences backstage with Jim mark the the highlights of his time spent on the air with KKUA 690.

After 40 years, MildEquator.com is proud to present Neil's first formal review of the show exclusively in our Showcase section. A special thanks to Neil Ross for providing his review to the MildEquator site. Click on the poster ad to read the review!


Contributed By:  Neil Ross | NeilRoss.com


T.E. BREITENBACH's TRIPTYCH

T.E. Breitenbach's Triptych

In late 1970, artist T.E. Breitenbach designed what was never used as the cover artwork for Jim Morrison's poetry album 'An American Prayer'. For the first time, Thom letter's and memorabilia are available exclusively on the MildEquator site. A special thanks to Thom for providing his artwork to the Showcase. Click on the painting to view the triptych and read Thom's letters!

Poster prints are available from Thom's website. Please visit the Marketplace for information on how to purchase a copy of the poster.

Contributed By:  T.E. Breitenbach | TEBreitenbach.com