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Rock is Dead: The Doors' Soft Parade

Barney Hoskyns, unpublished, May 2019

NOTE: When Rhino asked me to write liner notes for their upcoming reissue of the Doors' worst album, they must have known they might not get what they wanted out of me – or out of any writer. I tried to be as nice as I could about it… and actually quite enjoyed writing the notes. Sure enough, the band's management rejected them. I trust they found someone to lie through their teeth.


Total word count of piece: 3140


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