1971

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The Doors

 

 

1971. The year The Doors released L.A. Woman and suffered Jim Morrison’s death a little more than three months later.

The Doors had good company on the charts in 1971. Other bands that released albums that year included:

  • [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young[/lastfm]
  • [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Janis Joplin[/lastfm]
  • [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Leonard Cohen[/lastfm]
  • [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Rolling Stones[/lastfm]
  • [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Stevie Wonder[/lastfm]
  • [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]YES[/lastfm]
  • [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Thin Lizzy[/lastfm]

While this will be the swan song year for The Doors, it’s the beginning for many others, including bands that would go on to be highly influential.

  • [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Big Star[/lastfm]
  • [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Queen[/lastfm]
  • [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Roxy Music[/lastfm]
  • [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Eagles[/lastfm]
  • [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]New York Dolls[/lastfm]
  • [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Split Enz[/lastfm]
  • [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Wings[/lastfm]
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