As the guitarist of one of the most legendary bands in rock ‘n’ roll history, Robby Krieger is full of stories from his time with The Doors. For this episode of New & Approved, Robby joined Matt Pinfield to dive deep into his past and also to discuss what he’s currently up to.
This year, The Doors are celebrating the 55th anniversary of their album “Strange Days.” To celebrate, the Robby Krieger band will be performing at The Whisky a Go Go, where The Doors used to regularly perform at during the 1960s. Robby and Matt explore each of The Doors’ albums and discuss the tales surrounding each record. Although Jim Morrison wrote a majority of songs, Robby also wrote a plethora of Doors’ tunes including the hits “Touch Me,” “Light My Fire,” and “Love Her Madly” along with deeper cuts like “Wintertime Love” and “Yes, The River Knows.” Robby discusses the inspirations behind many of his penned songs.
We also learn more about Jim Morrison’s life and Robby’s friendship with his bandmate. He talks about how they worked together and how the band really tried to help him become sober.
Be sure to catch one of Robby Krieger’s upcoming shows and to check out his website for more news here: