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Honolulu 1970 [no label, 2CD]

Live at the Honolulu Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii; April 18, 1970. Very good audience recording.


Supposedly taped by engineer Bruce Botnick for personal purposes.

“There are two versions circulating of this show, made from the same tape but through different transfers. The “Doors Collector Magazine” source, which is originated from the master is the most complete and has all the songs, but still comes with missing a couple of things. The other, 2nd generation copy floating around, is less complete than the DCM copy but the sound is slightly better, not that bassy. Though it cuts up Mystery Train and ‘The End’ but leaves ‘When The Music’s Over’ intact - the DCM copy fades out and in again in the silent part “What have they done to the earth…” and repeats the missing part (probably made during the copy of the tape due to a tape flip).” - christophe

Excperts taken from Stephen Davis’ book on Jim Morrison p370-371:

“In April 1970, the Doors went back out on the road in three-day weekend bursts. “We could tell his energy was giving out,” Ray said later in a radio interview. “He was really depleting his energy with alcohol” but they all needed cash - Densmore had bought a house, and Themis was bleeding Jim dry. Some of the shows were ragged, a few were desperate. “The first night would be OK,” Ray said. “The second night he was drinking during the show. By Sunday night he was mostly hanging on the mike, trying to stay upright…”

Next weekend: Honolulu Convention Center, April 18. Someone brought “da kine” backstage, “Maui Wowie,” the most potent marijuana known to man. The Doors played for two hours in an inspired ganja trance. Jim stopped “Roadhouse Blues” because he didn’t like the lighting. He started singing “Love hides in the strangest places,” a riff that he kept performing that year.

After the jam “People Get Ready/Mystery Train/Away In India/Cross Roads/People Get Ready,” Jim launched into “Baby, Please Don’t Go.” The encore of this stoned soul picnic was “The End,” interrupted for a poetry reading: “Stop The Car/Ensenada/Coda Queen.” The audience cheered for 10 minutes after the band left the stage, but there was no encore. Two days later Jim was acquitted of assault charges when the Continental Airlines stewardess testified that she had made a mistake in identifying him as the man who had harrassed her.”

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Track 01. Back Door Man 5:58
Track 02. Five To One 5:20
Track 03.  Roadhouse Blues 5:03
Track 04. Break On Through 3:51
Track 05. When The Music’s Over 14:37
Track 06. Peace Frog 3:39
Track 07. The Crystal Ship 2:50
Track 08. Mystery Train 13:48
Track 09. Love Me Two Times 5:40
Track 10. Rock Me (cuts) 3:52
Track 11. Light My Fire 20:59
Track 12. The End 18:33
[105 mins]

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  1. 43 Responses to “THE DOORS - HONOLULU 1970”

  2. “Boot Yer Butt” was super limited release and is unavailable for purchase. There’s no point to deleting tracks when the official release cannot be bought.

    Removing those tracks deleted about 44 minutes from the show, by the way, about 42% of it.

    Please don’t post stuff where we can’t download AT LEAST 90% of the audio and/or if the official release isn’t on sale from the record company. Otherwise all you’re doing is driving people to pirate sites or lining the pockets of people jacking up the price on secondhand markets.

    By Anonymous on Apr 9, 2022

  3. The concert is on Youtube in more than one post. There are plenty of free ‘Youtube to mp3 converter’ available .

    By Johnny A on Apr 9, 2022

  4. Rumor has it this was a band of Big Uns

    By U L E on Apr 9, 2022

  5. With Jim being the Biggest Un

    By U L E on Apr 9, 2022

  6. Jim had a big snake . The snake king or lizard king . Take your pick . In 69 he showed his python to a live audience and got arrested.

    By Porn Starr on Apr 9, 2022

  7. It went past his knees according to legend

    By Porn Starr on Apr 9, 2022

  8. What’s the point of concerts where a third is ommited, because of some bullshit reason. Most of these so called official releases are so hard to find and purchase they may as well be stamped unavailable. It’s not like the old days when you could go to your local record bar or starship

    By Don on Apr 9, 2022

  9. Physical media is dying out , everything is streaming now . It’s hard to find CDs DVDs and blue rays anymore . How in the hell do musicians make a living anymore with everything available on line and the demise of radio and the record industry?

    By Don on Apr 9, 2022

  10. Who starts these rumors?

    By Jocko P on Apr 9, 2022

  11. Past his knees Mr porn Star ? That’s approaching Uncle Milte dimensions.

    By Scaromouch on Apr 9, 2022

  12. Some very big fellas in the band by all accounts. Big ole hoagies and trouser trout

    By ELU on Apr 9, 2022

  13. Let the faggotry begin…

    By The Anti Mark on Apr 10, 2022

  14. When he whipped it out it was so long it plopped off the edge of the stage… Allegedly!!

    By HHH on Apr 10, 2022

  15. I’m in TOTAL agreement with Anonymous, don’t post these recordings unless they are complete or attainable on non-pirate sites!!!!!! Why do something half-Ass???????????

    By Leviathan on Apr 10, 2022

  16. Mark, I just shit my pants again jagging off to kiddie porn. You wanna meet up, jack each othr off and watch gay kiddie porn.

    By HHH on Apr 10, 2022

  17. Can I watch and jack off? Please say yes.

    I’ll let you guys pee on me if you let me watch you jack off each other.

    Twas me.

    By U L E on Apr 10, 2022

  18. Of course you can watch us jack off each other. If you want, you can kneel between both of us and we can spunk all over you and your mothers face. Your mother would like that. Rumor has it she has been knwn to troll truckstops off Route 66 and is known Blowjob SaRA.

    By HHH on Apr 10, 2022

  19. How Nice

    By FU on Apr 10, 2022

  20. 10 Apr 1977
    I debuted the Stormtrooper Outfit in Chicago
    This show was on an Easter Sunday, it was the first time I wore the Storm Trooper outfit, but not the last. Soon after this I began to alternate between the white poppy suit and the black dragon suit for shows.

    By Jimmy Page on Apr 10, 2022

  21. I’ve got gas again

    By Jimmy Page on Apr 10, 2022

  22. I am counting the kernels of corn in my shit……i just took a dump

    By HHH on Apr 10, 2022

  23. I loves picking the kernels of corn in my shit and then eats them. mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm. So tasty. you want some mark, whopper swapper, try some…so goooood..i ate some habaneros and gives it a spicy hot taste

    By HHH on Apr 10, 2022

  24. Twernt me above . Not gay anymore

    By U L E on Apr 10, 2022

  25. Who am I kidding? Im so fucking gay I cant help it. My coc k shrivels up looking at women but I gets hard as a rock lookin at lil boyz

    By U L E on Apr 10, 2022

  26. Last three twernt me more fakes

    By U L E on Apr 10, 2022

  27. Please Bigozine do rid us of the pervos in the comment column. If you can’t just censor all that unrelated to music stupid filth, it would be better not to allow any comments at all.

    By Theo on Apr 10, 2022

  28. Theo, do you want me to be your MAYTAG

    By U L E on Apr 10, 2022

  29. Last five twernt me more fakes

    By U L E on Apr 10, 2022

  30. What’s a MAYTAG ?

    By Jocko P on Apr 10, 2022

  31. Sounds like fun , H , I’m on my way!

    That twas no rumor about my mom , tis true

    Any gay s e x stuff above twas me

    By U L E on Apr 10, 2022

  32. Jocko I’ll rim your asshole and show you exactly what a Maytag is

    Twas me again

    By U L E on Apr 10, 2022

  33. I’m with you Theo. It’s the same lame comments made by the same lame assholes. Bigozine doesn’t give a shit.

    By Mike on Apr 11, 2022

  34. 나는 하나가 낮게 걸려있다

    By Mike on Apr 11, 2022

  35. Mike,

    당신은 공이 없습니다. 당신은 여자를 얻었다
    dangsin-eun gong-i eobs-seubnida. dangsin-eun yeojaleul eod-eossda

    By T J on Apr 11, 2022

  36. Τhank you Mike. I guess that the best we can do, is just to ignore those morons, but I wish Bigozine did something about their stupidly disgusting comments.

    By Theo on Apr 11, 2022

  37. Theo - The least these arrested adolescents could do would be to come up with something different once in a while. Limited comments for limited minds, I guess.

    By Mike on Apr 11, 2022

  38. Last four twernt me more fakes

    By U L E on Apr 11, 2022

  39. Omitted tracks reinstated.

    By bigozine2 on Apr 13, 2022

  40. I played in Aarhus, Denmark with The Yardbirds
    This was the first date of the 1967 Scandinavian and European Tour for The Yardbirds, at Boom Dancing Centre, Aarhus in Denmark.

    Train Kept A Rollin’
    You’re A Better Man Than I
    I’m Confused
    My Baby
    Over, Under, Sideways, Down
    Drinking Muddy Water
    Shapes Of Things
    White Summer
    I’m a Man

    By Jimmy Page on Apr 13, 2022

  41. I agree that most of these comments are stupid.I do agree with the people here who says Joe Biden is a brain dead old moron though. How the fuck fid that old foll ever get elected? It either had to be voter fraud, or there are a lot of stupid people . Im no Trumster,but this guy ??? UGH

    By Jeremy on Jun 18, 2022

  42. Yes Jeremy,prople complain about comments on a music blog,when we have serios problems like Dementia Joe,Kackling Kamala the squad etc.Priorities

    By HHH on Jun 18, 2022

  43. I complain a lot, because not enough people love Trump. Jeremy, you can continue to fuck yourself

    By The Brown Nose Named HHH on Jun 18, 2022

  44. Thank you Big O Amigos. Some of this is feeling especially appropriate these days in Thompson. Be well, James

    By James on Jul 19, 2022

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