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'Smokey The Bear' in the studio. Was it a song- or just improv?


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#1 StrangeNightOfStone

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Posted 13 July 2011 - 10:49 AM

Here are the Doors jamming in the studio on 'Smokey the Bear' plus a bit of 'Build Me A Woman'



Does anyone know the story behind this studio jam, namely when did it take place (My guess is '69), was 'Smokey the Bear' an actual song (or just improvisation) - and if Smokey the Bear was a true song, was the reoccuring riff through the song part of it's intended instrumentation?
I'm not sure if this is just a loose jam...
Having a verse of 'Build me A Woman' gives me hope they recorded that song in full in the studio.


I wonder if Smokey the Bear was a piece like 'Love Hides' or 'Orange County Suite', ie somthing that never quite made it to the level of being a fleshed out song.

Edited by StrangeNightOfStone, 13 July 2011 - 10:53 AM.




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