Robby Krieger at 67: Looking Forward to the Door’s 50th
The Doors guitarist and songwriter was born January 8, 1947, in L.A.
He’s responsible for some of the band’s best known tunes, including “Light My Fire”, “Touch Me”, and “Love Me Two Times”, and he’s #91 on Rolling Stone’s list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of all Time”.
Robby is known for spanning musical genres, reaching well beyond rock, including blues, jazz and flamenco guitar.
In October 2012, The Doors announced the release of the remastered and expanded Live at the Bowl ’68 in multiple format, featuring the previously unreleased live versions of “Texas Radio And The Big Beat”, “Hello, I Love You”, and “Spanish Caravan”.
Ray Manzarek and Robby have been touring under the name Manzarek–Krieger or Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger of The Doors, and I had the chance to catch them live a few years ago in A.C.
They were amazing.
I understood completely as I watched and listened to them perform why they’re living legends, and I could only imagine how incredible they were with Jim Morrison fronting the band.
They’ve been talking about recording some new music, as well as looking forward to a world tour in 2017 to celebrate the Doors’ 50th Anniversary.