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The Best Doors Albums of All Time  

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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, End of the Night, Light My Fire, Break On Through (to the Other Side), Alabama Song (Whisky Bar), Back Door Man, I Looked at You, Soul Kitchen, Twentieth Century Fox

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, L’America, L.A. Woman, Riders on the Storm, Cars Hiss by My Window, Love Her Madly, The WASP (Texas Radio and the Big Beat), Hyacinth House, Riders on the Storm

Length (mins): 00:48:48

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

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#39 of 3698 on The Greatest Albums of All-Time #38 of 628 on The Greatest Guitar Rock Albums of All Time

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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, Love Me Two Times, People Are Strange, I Can’t See Your Face in My Mind, You’re Lost Little Girl, Horse Latitudes, Strange Days, Unhappy Girl

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, Peace Frog, Waiting for the Sun, You Make Me Real, Ship of Fools, Blue Sunday, Indian Summer, Land Ho!, Roadhouse Blues

Length (mins): 00:37:27

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

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#84 of 3698 on The Greatest Albums of All-Time #67 of 426 on The Greatest Album Covers of All Time

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