Wednesday, August 25, 2021

“Light My Fire” Back Story

Written by 20-year-old guitarist Robbie Krieger ... his first ever attempt at writing a song ... 

Ray Manzarek explains how his solo was inspired by John Coltrane’s wonderful “My Favorite Things”, and added the epic Bach-inspired keyboard intro from his background musical knowledge.

That’s a pretty valuable guy to have in your band, right there.