Post by TheWallsScreamedPoetry on Dec 10, 2011 15:54:52 GMT
Another staple of the early 1965 London Fog shows which managed to continue in Doors sets right up till 1970.
"All right, listen now. at this time I would like to introduce a friend of ours! A very talented guy named John Sebastian. come on man. Man, that's what I call a new york joint, man! You can pick your teeth with a new york joint!"
Most famously played at the Felt Forum New York concerts of 1970 with a harp solo from the Lovin' Spoonful's John Sebastian. Morrison sings a very spirited version of Howlin' Wolf's blues classic.
Howlin' Wolf aka Chester Burnett recorded "The Red Rooster" in 1961, a song written by legendary blues arranger and songwriter Willie Dixon and itself inspired by Charlie Patton's "Banty Rooster Blues" from 1929.