Soul Kitchen (7:53)

Cover of The Future Starts Here: The Essential Doors Hits

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“Soul Kitchen” is a song by The Doors from their self-titled debut album The Doors. It is the tribute to the soul food restaurant Olivia’s in Venice Beach, LA, where Jim Morrison often stayed for a long time, for it reminded him of his home.

Along with many other songs by The Doors, this song appeared in the Forrest Gump film.

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  • RAY7654321

    Listening to the debut album ^The Doors" released January 4,1967. Reached #4 on the US Billboard charts and is a muti-platinum album. This song is credited as written by the band Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore. Larry Knechtel on bass guitar.

    6 Sep 11:39pm Reply
  • Dx13arker

    The place where every druggie finds a bed

    30 Aug 11:12am Reply
  • emergingsynergy

    The first time I ever smelled incense other than in a church, the first time I ever saw a psychedelic poster, and the first time I ever saw "black light," was with this song playing.... and not long thereafter, I saw The Doors in one of the most famous shows ever. I was age 16, and I wrote about it for Last.fm when journals were a major part of this website. The story, in case you're interested, is posted here,

    2 Aug 10:01pm Reply
  • doctorjmo

    a band 4 all seasons!!!

    7 Jul 6:39pm Reply
  • andrewirving

    favourite!

    1 Jul 3:03pm Reply
  • Stor74

    wunderbar!

    22 Jun 6:34pm Reply
  • Pale_Alien

    Suena muy "When the music's over", pero aún así es hot stuff<3

    23 Feb 4:12am Reply
  • zappawasagenius

    Hell of a band. "Learn to forget", but i'll never forget!

    19 Feb 8:49pm Reply
  • nergoza

    'your fingers weave quick minarets, speak in secret alphabets' is still the best line in a song I've ever heard.

    25 Nov 2013 Reply
  • benx92

    good song, i love it

    12 Jul 2013 Reply
  • juhpecker

    Learn to forget...

    19 Jun 2013 Reply
  • oldiesfanjohn

    RIP Ray Manzarek.

    20 May 2013 Reply
  • iagomelo2

    que isso hein

    11 May 2013 Reply
  • Storchel

    Loove it!

    11 May 2013 Reply
  • Deardeadfriend

    Fucking great tune, by the way.

    7 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Deardeadfriend

    Sounds so sexual when it's really just about a restaurant, haha. :)

    7 Apr 2013 Reply
  • rocklass

    Yep. beat...Hmmm Shame, I like things longer -blinks-

    18 Feb 2013 Reply
  • beatogen

    wrong length! It's 03:35, NOT 07:53 !?

    9 Nov 2012 Reply
  • gimgooe

    there's a lot of sexual things

    21 Oct 2012 Reply
  • leahsmommy420

    So groovy! Love it!

    31 May 2012 Reply
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