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 he used John Coltrane’s wonderful “My Favorite Things” to inspire the solo, and added the epic Bach-inspired keyboard intro and from his background musical knowledge.




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