Riders On The Storm
The Doors
The Doors 1971 Riders on the Storm 45
Riders on the storm
Into this house we're born
Into this world we're thrown
Like a dog without a bone, an actor out on loan
Riders on the storm
1971
14
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1971
  • peaked at No. 22 on the UK Singles chart in 1971
  • the single debuted on Billboard's Hot 100 the same day Jim Morrison died
  • from The Doors' sixth studio album, L.A. Woman (1971)
  • according to guitarist Robby Krieger, "Riders On The Storm" was inspired by a song written in the late 40s titled "(Ghost) Riders in the Sky: A Cowboy Legend"
  • the eighth and final Top-40 single to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 for The Doors in their career
  • this was the last song recorded by the members of The Doors, as well as Jim Morrison's last recorded song to be released
  • on the record:
         Jim Morrison - lead vocals
         Ray Manzarek - Rhodes piano
         Robby Krieger - guitar
         John Densmore - drums
         Jerry Scheff - bass guitar
  • written by The Doors (Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore)
  • produced by Bruce Botnick, The Doors
  • recorded at The Doors Workshop, Los Angeles, CA
  • length: 7:10 (album), 4:35 (single)
  • Elektra Records label
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