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  • Leon 11:58 am on April 4, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: doors bootlegs, doors covers, jim morrison,   

    My Doors Covers Album! 

    So around about 2003 I decided to record an album of┬ácovers from my favourite band, The Doors. I sold 1 copy online! But it was to a friend of Jim Morrison’s in Paris who collects rare bootleg versions and covers of Doors stuff. I was happy enough to retire on the back of that!

    All songs use professional backing tracks which I purchased and all feature my voice as the main vocal. Some are decent, some are not!


    Alabama Song
    Back Door Man
    Been Down So Long
    Break on Through
    Hello I Love You
    LA Woman
    Light My Fire
    Love Her Madly
    Love Me Two Times
    People Are Strange
    Riders on The Storm
    Roadhouse Blues
    The Crystal Ship
    The Unknown Soldier
    Touch Me
    When The Music’s Over

    Download full album (Zip)

  • Leon 2:33 pm on June 17, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: doors of perception, introduction, jim morrison, marriage of heaven and hell, piping down the valley's wild, , ,   

    William Blake Songs of Innocence 

    I like Blake’s poetry and got into him through the Doors who were also influenced by his “the Marriage of Heaven and Hell” which speaks “If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite….”. I chose to add music to the “Introduction” to Blake’s “Songs of Innocence” poetry collection.

    Here are the words, followed by my music (early effort!):

    Piping down the valleys wild,
    Piping songs of pleasant glee,
    On a cloud I saw a child,
    And he laughing said to me:

    “Pipe a song about a Lamb!”
    So I piped with a merry chear.
    “Piper, pipe that song again;”
    So I piped: he wept to hear.

    “Drop thy pipe, thy happy pipe;
    Sing thy songs of happy chear:”
    So I sung the same again,
    While he wept with joy to hear.

    “Piper, sit thee down and write
    In a book, that all may read.”
    So he vanish’d from my sight,
    And I pluck’d a hollow reed,

    And I made a rural pen,
    And I stain’d the water clear,
    And I wrote my happy songs,
    Every child may joy to hear.

  • Leon 4:39 pm on December 21, 2007 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: curses and invocations, jim morrison   

    Jim Morrison 

    “Curses And Invocations”

    Weird, bait-headed mongrels,
    I keep expecting one of you to rise.
    Large, buxom, obese queens,
    Garden hogs and cunt veterans,
    Quaint, cabbage saints,
    Shit hoarders and individualists,
    Drag-strip officials,
    Tight lipped losers
    And lustful fuck salesmen.
    My militant dandies,
    All strange order of monsters
    Hot on the trail of the wood vine,
    We welcome you to our procession.

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