Tag: the Doors

The Spy

One of the reasons I never get tired of the Doors is that there’s always some reference point to dig out in every song. Jim Morrison had a fascination for philosophy and French literature, and often used those interests as a jumping-off point for songs. … Continue reading The Spy

Soul Kitchen

There’s nothing mystical about the pleasures of an all-night diner. It’s a haven for the silent camaraderie of insomnia, fried eggs and bad coffee, unchanged since Edward Hopper’s time. If you haven’t staggered into a diner at 4 a.m. robbed of sleep by strange circumstances, … Continue reading Soul Kitchen