Love Me Two Times
The Doors
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Love me two time, baby
Love me twice today
Love me two time, girl
I'm goin' away
Love me two time, girl
One for tomorrow
One just for today
1968
25
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 25 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1968
  • B-side: "Moonlight Drive"
  • from The Doors' second album, Strange Days (1967)
  • on the record:
         Jim Morrison - vocals
         Ray Manzarek - harpsichord
         Robby Krieger - guitar
         John Densmore - drums
         Douglas Lubahn - bass guitar
  • lyrics by Robby Krieger, music by The Doors (Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore)
  • Robby Krieger: "When I wrote 'Love Me Two Times' I was thinking about the soldiers going out to Vietnam...and how long they would have to be without their girlfriends.  Therefore...Love me two times, I'm going away. That's how that came about. I wanted to write a blues. Whenever the Doors did a blues, we always tried to do something a little different, so I stuck in what's called a circle of fifths. Of course I didn't know it was a circle of fifths at the time. To me it just sounded good."
  • produced by Paul A. Rothchild
  • engineered by Bruce Botnick
  • Elektra Records label
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