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L.A. Woman (song)

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"L.A. Woman"
Song by the Doors
from the album L.A. Woman
ReleasedApril 19, 1971 (1971-04-19)
RecordedDecember 1970 – January 1971
StudioThe Doors' Workshop, Los Angeles
GenreRock[1]
Length7:49
LabelElektra
Songwriter(s)The Doors[2]
Producer(s)

"L.A. Woman" is a song by American rock band The Doors. It is the title track to their sixth studio album L.A. Woman and the final album to feature Jim Morrison before his death on 3 July, 1971.

Billy Idol version[change | change source]

"L.A. Woman"
Single by Billy Idol
from the album Charmed Life
B-side"License to Thrill"
ReleasedJuly 23, 1990[3]
Length
  • 5:29 (album version)
  • 3:58 (single edit)
LabelChrysalis
Songwriter(s)The Doors
Producer(s)Keith Forsey
Billy Idol singles chronology
"Cradle of Love"
(1990)
"L.A. Woman"
(1990)
"Prodigal Blues"
(1990)
"L.A. Woman" at YouTube

In 1990, singer Billy Idol covered L.A. Woman for his fourth studio album Charmed Life. It went to number 52 in the United States, number 70 in the United Kingdom, number 34 in Australia, number 28 in Ireland and number 25 in New Zealand. The music video was directed by David Fincher.

References[change | change source]

  1. Brodsky, Greg. "11 Classic Rock Driving Songs: Reader Favorites". Best Classic Bands. Retrieved March 28, 2021.
  2. Botnick, Bruce (2007). L.A. Woman (40th Anniversary edition CD booklet). The Doors. Rhino Records. R2-101155.
  3. Smith, Robin (21 July 1990). "This Week - The Next Seven Days in View". Record Mirror. p. 28. ISSN 0144-5804.