In Concert (The Doors album)

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In Concert
Picture of the Doors' singer Jim Morrison with the band's logo superimposed on top. In Concert is written at the top.
Live album by
ReleasedMay 21, 1991 (1991-05-21)
Recorded1968–1970
Genrerock
Length140:43
LabelElektra
ProducerPaul A. Rothchild
The Doors chronology
Live at the Hollywood Bowl
(1987)
In Concert
(1991)
Live in Detroit
(2000)

In Concert is a live double album by the Doors released in 1991. The songs were recorded at several concerts between 1968 and 1970 in Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Detroit, and Copenhagen.[1] The Doors' producer, Paul A. Rothchild, remarked, "I couldn't get complete takes of a lot of songs, so sometimes I'd cut from Detroit to Philadelphia in midsong. There must be 2,000 edits on that album."[2]

In Concert includes tracks previously released on Absolutely Live (1970), Alive, She Cried (1983), and Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1987) plus a recording of "The End".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[3]
MusicHound3/5[4]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide3.5/5 stars[5]

Track listing[edit]

All songs are written by the Doors (Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger and John Densmore), except where noted. Details are taken from the 1991 Elektra Records album and may differ from other sources.[1]

Side A
No.TitleLength
1."House Announcer"2:42
2."Who Do You Love?" (Ellas McDaniel a.k.a. Bo Diddley)6:03
3."Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar)" (Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht)1:51
4."Back Door Man" (Willie Dixon, Chester Burnett a.k.a. Howlin' Wolf)2:22
5."Love Hides"1:49
6."Five to One"4:35
7."Build Me a Woman"3:33
Side B
No.TitleLength
1."When the Music's Over"14:50
2."Universal Mind"4:55
3."Petition the Lord with Prayer"0:53
4."Dead Cats, Dead Rats"1:53
5."Break On Through (To the Other Side), #2"4:42
Side C
No.TitleLength
1."The Celebration of the Lizard" (medley)
  1. "Lions in the Street" 1:14
  2. "Wake Up!" 1:24
  3. "A Little Game" 1:10
  4. "The Hill Dwellers" 2:40
  5. "Not to Touch the Earth" 4:14
  6. "Names of the Kingdom" 1:25
  7. "The Palace of Exile" 2:21"
(listed by components)
2."Soul Kitchen"7:16
Side D
No.TitleLength
1."Roadhouse Blues"6:13
2."Gloria" (Van Morrison)6:18
3."Light My Fire" including "Graveyard Poem" (Jim Morrison)9:51
Side E
No.TitleLength
4."You Make Me Real"3:04
5."Texas Radio & The Big Beat"1:52
6."Love Me Two Times"3:16
7."Little Red Rooster" (Dixon)7:06
8."Moonlight Drive" including "Horse Latitudes""5:33
Side F
No.TitleLength
9."Close to You" (Dixon)5:26
10."The Unknown Soldier"4:25
11."The End"15:42

Personnel[edit]

The Doors

Guest

Charts and certifications[edit]

1991 album charts
Chart Peak Ref(s)
Billboard 200 50 [6]


Region Certification Certified units/sales
Argentina (CAPIF)[7] Gold 30,000^
Australia (ARIA)[8] Gold 35,000^
Canada (Music Canada)[9] Gold 50,000^
France (SNEP)[11] Gold 143,700[10]
Italy (FIMI)[12]
sales since 2009
Gold 25,000double-dagger
United Kingdom (BPI)[13] Silver 60,000^
United States (RIAA)[14] Platinum 1,000,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.
double-dagger Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c In Concert (Liner notes). The Doors. Elektra Records. 1991. Back cover, LP labels. 7559-61082-1 EKT88.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  2. ^ "BAM interview with Paul Rothchild". archives.waiting-forthe-sun.net. July 3, 1981.
  3. ^ Eder, Bruce. "The Doors: In Concert – Review". Retrieved February 3, 2021.
  4. ^ Graff, Gary; Durchholz, Daniel (eds) (1999). MusicHound Rock: The Essential Album Guide. Farmington Hills, MI: Visible Ink Press. p. 358. ISBN 1-57859-061-2.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  5. ^ "The Doors: Album Guide". rollingstone.com. Archived from the original on January 6, 2013. Retrieved August 31, 2015.
  6. ^ Billboard 200 Albums Chart
  7. ^ "Discos de oro y platino" (in Spanish). Cámara Argentina de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2012-12-07.
  8. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 1991 Albums" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association.
  9. ^ "Canadian album certifications – The Doors – In Concert". Music Canada.
  10. ^ "Les Albums Or". infodisc.fr. SNEP. Archived from the original on 2011-10-18. Retrieved 2011-08-31.
  11. ^ "French album certifications – The Doors – In Concert" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique.
  12. ^ "Italian album certifications – Doors – In Concert" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved July 18, 2021. Select "2021" in the "Anno" drop-down menu. Select "In Concert" in the "Filtra" field. Select "Album e Compilation" under "Sezione".
  13. ^ "British album certifications – Doors – In Concert". British Phonographic Industry.Select albums in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type In Concert in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  14. ^ "American album certifications – The Doors – In Concert". Recording Industry Association of America.