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“Love Her Madly” is a 1971 song by The Doors which appears on L.A. Woman, their final album with frontman Jim Morrison. The song was composed by the band’s guitarist, Robby Krieger. Jerry Scheff plays the bass on this song. The song was released as a single in April 1971 and became one of The Doors’ biggest chart hits, peaking at number eleven on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.

In 2000, Krieger, John Densmore, and Ray Manzarek recorded a new version of “Love Her Madly” with Bo Diddley for the Doors tribute album Stoned Immaculate.

The song was used in the 1994 period film Forrest Gump.

The song was covered by pianist George Winston on his album Night Divides the Day - The Music of the Doors.


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Don't you love her madly?
Don't you need her badly?
Don't you love her ways?
Tell me what you say?

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  • RAY7654321

    Listening to the 6th and final Doors studio album with Jim on lead vocals " L A Woman". Released in April 1971 and for my money their best. On December 12, !970 at 'The Warehouse' in New Orleans mid concert Jim took the microphone stand and beat the stage repeatedly destroying a section of it, then sat down on stage and did not perform for the rest of the set. After the show Densmore, Manzarek and Krieger met and decided it was time to end their live performances and for Jim to retire, which he did moving to Paris. Mr Morrison died July 3, 1971 at the age of 27 of undetermined causes (later came out it was probably a massive overdose of heroin but no autopsy was ever performed). The end of a promising life and the best band of the era.

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  • tatafat

    Classic hit

    28 Sep 6:53am Reply
  • hf1809

    good hits....................

    21 Sep 8:18am Reply
  • Vladislav-TrAsT

    oh this guitar at the end of the song

    30 Aug 9:00pm Reply
  • iciofabri67

    This is REAL ROCK

    13 Jun 4:33pm Reply
  • marjo47

    Love this song to.

    8 Apr 2:34pm Reply
  • xtcmac

    such an underrated doors song LOVE YOU MADLY

    3 Apr 2:31pm Reply
  • fandermusik

    miss you Jim and Ray ...

    2 Apr 1:06pm Reply
  • Ena_Zivkovic5

    I love this song madly.

    26 Mar 11:05pm Reply
  • kissmylips22

    Tell me what u say!!!

    25 Feb 3:30pm Reply
  • hectorlopezt

    Es la Mejor banda, mi preferida, Jim fue y es un gran Poeta.

    20 Jan 3:10am Reply
  • djbojko

    the best !

    1 Jan 10:31pm Reply
  • tomrud73

    love Morrison's vocals in this one.

    24 Dec 2013 Reply
  • gutschein-code

    The Doors habe ich ffrueher auch oft gehoert

    8 Dec 2013 Reply
  • ericshep

    to those who have not lived the life of excess, it seemed like a dream, to those who have lived the life of excess it was a dream lived.

    16 Nov 2013 Reply
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  • Campbell1961

    A great song.

    11 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Bolters

    Yes, liking this one !!!!!

    30 Sep 2013 Reply
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