Nearing the release of their fifth album, the Doors were at a difficult junction in their career. Morrison’s drug abuse was threatening the band’s survival. Promoters were canceling their tour dates following the lead singer’s fractious tirade at a concert in Miami, intended to kick off a major US tour, that had resulted in arrest warrants and charges of indecent exposure. Morrison discusses the band’s troubles and his court date, imminently looming three days after the interview.
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