The Doors “People Are Strange” – ‘Morrison Wasn’t Tripping When He Wrote It…’

The Doors: “People Are Strange” [was] one of the finest encapsulations of an acid trip ever set to music without first detuning all the instruments to stop the aardvarks from chewing your toes. The strange thing was, Morrison wasn’t tripping when he wrote it simply walking up Laurel Canyon with Robby Krieger. -Goldmine Magazine

On this day in Doors history in 1967, “People Are Strange” peaked at #12 on the Billboard Charts.

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