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When the music's never over: L.A. Woman and the Doors (or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Wasps)

Rob Steen, Rock's Backpages, 28 February 2012

BY NOW, they said, I would have outgrown it. When imagining myself plunged deep into the darkest inner recesses of middle age, I, too, once believed that my purportedly more mature self would no longer have his boat rocked by the Doors. No way. After all, the Doors were all about teenage angst and rebellion, an eloquent two-fingered riposte to the way our parents insisted we were supposed to be. Yet here I am, 45 years on from my first encounter with 'Light My Fire', and I'm still thrilling to the intoxicating uniqueness of popular music's quintessential quartet.

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