On July 5th, 1968, The Doors took to the stage of the Hollywood Bowl for a concert that has since passed into legend. The Doors were performing on the back of their 3rd album release Waiting For The Sun and the US No.1 single Hello, I Love You. They had been honing their live performances over the previous 2 years and were on absolute peak form. Now for the first time the original film footage from the Hollywood Bowl has been digitally scanned and restored to present the show better and more complete than it's ever been seen before, with 2 previously unreleased tracks (Hello, I Love You THE WASP (Texas Radio And The Big Beat) (aka just Texas Radio And The Big Beat) returned to the running order and with sound newly remixed and mastered from the original multitrack tapes by The Doors engineer and co-producer Bruce Botnick. This is now the definitive edition of this famous performance. / Bonus Features: Over an hour of new bonus material including Echoes From The Bowl, The Doors route to the Hollywood Bowl, You Had To Be There, memories of The Doors performance at the Bowl, Reworking The Doors, an in-depth look at how the film was restored, and three bonus performances: Wild Child from The Smothers Brothers Show in 1968, Light My Fire from The Jonathan Winters Show in Dec 1967 and a version of Van Morrison's Gloria with specially created visuals.
01. Show Start / Intro 02. When The Music's Over 03. Alabama Song (Whisky Bar) 04. Back Door Man 05. Five To One 06. Back Door Man (Reprise) 07. The Wasp (Texas Radio And The Big Beat) 08. Hello, I Love You 09. Moonlight Drive 10. Horse Latitudes 11. A Little Game 12. The Hill Dwellers 13. Spanish Caravan 14. Hey, What Would You Guys Like To Hear? 15. Wake Up! 16. Light My Fire 17. Light My Fire (Segue) 18. The Unknown Soldier 19. The End (Segue) 20. The End
Бонус • Echoes from the Bowl (HD; 20:18) is a fascinating background piece on the performance venue. • You Had to Be There (HD; 19:08) features interviews with Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, Robby Krieger, The Chambers Brothers (one of two opening acts), and others, all talking about what it was like that night at the Hollywood Bowl. • Reworking The Doors (HD; 13:51) is an interesting look at the efforts to restore the concert to as complete a form as possible for this release. The work on Hello I Love You is nothing short of astounding. • Wild Child (From The Smothers Brothers Show) (SD; 2:52) • Light My Fire (From The Jonathan Winters Show) (SD; 3:08) • Gloria (Music Video) (SD; 3:31)