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The Doors

Not to Touch the Earth (4:02)

"Not to Touch the Earth" is a 1968 song by The Doors from their album Waiting for the Sun. It stems from Jim Morrison's poem, "Celebration of the Lizard". A recording of the complete poem was attempted at the sessions for the album, but only the musical passage Not to Touch the Earth was deemed fit for release. The poem was released on the album sleeve in written form. The complete poem was released in 2003 on…

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Not to touch the earth, not to see the sun
Nothing left to do but
Run, run, run
Let's run, let's run

The Doors - Not to Touch the Earth Lyrics


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  • songs like this are what make me really love The Doors
  • Love, love, love. What a gem.
  • Amazing
  • I am the lizard king, I can do anything
  • run whit me¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡
  • The lyric to this song is an excerpt from The Celebration Of The Lizard, a Jim Morrison poem that was going to take up the first side of Waiting For The Sun. "Not To Touch The Earth" was the only part of the 24-minute song that was compelling enough to put on the album, but the entire 133-line poem was included on the album sleeve. http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=243
  • This has always been one of my favourite Doors songs [5]
  • so wicked
  • "una de las bandas más innovadoras y poderosas en la historia del rock"

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