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    The Doors - Six-Song Demo Acetate (1965). An incredibly rare, absolutely phenomenal piece! Recorded at World Pacific Studios on September 2, 1965, well over a year before the issue of their first LP, this acetate is the holy grail for Doors collectors! The recording session was originally booked for Manzarek's other band, Rick and the Ravens, though it morphed into the first recordings of the immortal Doors. The lineup of the band on this recording was Jim Morrison on vocals; Ray Manzarek on piano and vocals; John Densmore on drums; with Ray's brothers Rick and Jim Manzarek covering guitar and harmonica duties, respectively. An unknown female bass-player sat in on these sessions; guitarist Robby Krieger had yet to join. Stripped-down and simple, yet raw and wild in spots, the musicianship is in place, though Morrison comes across as shy, and had yet to develop his trademark swagger-filled baritone. The track list is as follows: "Moonlight Drive"/"Hello, I Love You"/"Summer's Almost Gone"/"My Eyes Have Seen You"/"End of the Night"/"Insane". This record is simply historic. Amazing. Condition: VG-EX 6 (disc).

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