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The Doors’ Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar)

Bertolt Brecht wrote it, Kurt Weill set it to music, and the Doors made this dipsomaniacal ode to intoxication famous in 1967. One can view a performance here and elsewhere on

David Bowie has performed the tune on occasion since 1978, and the creepy Marilyn Manson also has done a version.

Surf here for some background on this mad tune.


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