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The Best Doors Albums of All Time 

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Updated June 14, 2019 2.3k votes 706 voters 18.1k views 13 items

List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

One of the greatest bands to come from Los Angeles, The Doors are considered by many one of the greatest rock bands of all time. Fronted by the ever-erratic Jim Morrison, the Doors released an array of rock music, offering new sounds with each of their albums. Here, you'll find a list of the best Doors albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Doors discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Doors albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included The Doors singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums.

If you think the greatest Doors album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Doors album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular. If you want to know, "What is the best Doors album of all time?" or "What are the top Doors albums?" then this list will answer your questions.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different albums, including The Doors and Strange Days. This list of popular Doors albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

The Doors is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Doors Albums of All Time
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1. Break On Through (To the Other Side)
2. Soul Kitchen
3. The Crystal Ship
4. Twentieth Century Fox
5. Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)
6. Light My Fire
7. Back Door Man
8. I Looked at You
9. End of the Night
10. Take It as It Comes
11. The End

Release Date: 1967

Artist: The Doors

Producer: Paul A. Rothchild

Tracks: The End, Take It As It Comes, The Crystal Ship, + more

Length (mins): 00:44:30

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, Rock music, Blues-rock, Hard rock, + more

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L.A. Woman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Doors Albums of All Time
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1. The Changeling
2. Love Her Madly
3. Been Down So Long
4. Cars Hiss by My Window
5. L.A. Woman
6. L'America
7. Hyacinth House
8. Crawling King Snake
9. The WASP (Texas Radio and the Big Beat)
10. Riders on the Storm

Release Date: 1971

Artist: The Doors

Producer: Bruce Botnick

Tracks: Crawling King Snake, Been Down So Long, The Changeling, + more

Length (mins): 00:48:48

Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Rock music, Blues-rock, Hard rock, Acid rock

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Strange Days is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Doors Albums of All Time
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1. Strange Days
2. You're Lost Little Girl
3. Love Me Two Times
4. Unhappy Girl
5. Horse Latitudes
6. Moonlight Drive
7. People Are Strange
8. My Eyes Have Seen You
9. I Can't See Your Face in My Mind
10. When the Music's Over

Release Date: 1967

Artist: The Doors

Tracks: Moonlight Drive, When the Music’s Over, My Eyes Have Seen You, + more

Length (mins): 00:35:15

Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Blues-rock, Hard rock, Acid rock

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Morrison Hotel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Doors Albums of All Time
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1.   Roadhouse Blues
2.  Waiting for the Sun
3.  You Make Me Real
4.  Peace Frog
5.  Blue Sunday
6. Ship of Fools
7. Land Ho!
8. The Spy
9. Queen of the Highway
10. Indian Summer
11. Maggie M'Gill

Release Date: 1970

Artist: The Doors

Producer: Paul A. Rothchild

Tracks: Maggie M’Gill, The Spy, Queen of the Highway, + more

Length (mins): 00:37:27

Genres (Music): Psychedelic rock, Rock music, Blues-rock, Hard rock, Blues

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