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The Doors - Break On Through

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Break on Through (To the Other Side) is a song by the The Doors. It was the first single released by the band and was relatively unsuccessful compared to later hits, reaching only #106 in the United States.

The song is in 4/4 time and quite fast paced. The piece begins with a disjointed quirky solo on the organ which has a few intentional wrong notes in it, while the bass-line, similar to a typical bass line in salsa music, continues almost unhindered all of the way through the song.

Elektra Records censors objected to the use of the word "high" in the middle section of the song (after "Everybody loves my baby") due to its drug connotations. The original album version has the line "She Gets" repeated before a grunt at the end. Live versions and later releases of the song have the uncensored version with "high" restored

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