Outtake Photos From The Doors’ Debut Album Cover in 1967 – Design You Trust

Outtake Photos From The Doors’ Debut Album Cover in 1967


Almost every rock fan is familiar with The Doors 1967 eponymous debut album containing the hit songs “Light My Fire”, “Break On Through”, “Soul Kitchen” and “The End”. The album’s iconic front and back covers were photographed by Joel Brodsky. The back cover photo was also used for a billboard advertisement; the first album to ever get that treatment on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood.

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The Doors started recording their debut album under the maintenance of Elektra Records in August 1966. The recording of The Doors established the band’s large extensive number of musical influences, such as jazz, classical, blues, pop, R&B and rock music. Its overall presentation has been viewed as an essential part of the psychedelic rock evolution, while it have also been acknowledged as a source of inspiration to other works.


In these sessions, photographer Joel Brodsky took many pictures of The Doors that could have ended up on the cover. Some of the photos were later used on album sleeve inserts and on greatest hits collections. Below are some of the other photographs from these famous sessions:


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