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The Doors - Break On Through HQ (1967)

recorded fall 1966 - lyrics:r
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You know the day destroys the night r
Night divides the day r
Tried to run r
Tried to hide r
Break on through to the other side r
Break on through to the other side r
Break on through to the other side, yeah r
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We chased our pleasures here r
Dug our treasures there r
But can you still recall r
The time we cried r
Break on through to the other side r
Break on through to the other side r
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Yeah! r
C'mon, yeah r
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Everybody loves my baby r
Everybody loves my baby r
She get(s high) r
She get(s high) r
She get(s high) r
She get(s high) r
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I found an island in your arms r
Country in your eyes r
Arms that chain r
Eyes that liedr
Break on through to the other side r
Break on through to the other side r
Break on through, oww! r
Oh, yeah! r
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Made the scene r
Week to week r
Day to day r
Hour to hour r
The gate is straight r
Deep and wide r
Break on through to the other side r
Break on through to the other side r
Break on through r
Break on through r
Break on through r
Break on through r
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah r
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeahr
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"Break on Through (to the Other Side)" is a song by The Doors from their debut album, The Doors. It was the first single released by the band and was unsuccessful compared to later hits, reaching only #126[1] in the United States. Despite this, it remains one of the band's signature and most popular songs and became a concert staple.r
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The song also appears as track one on the band's debut album. Elektra Records' censors objected to the drug use implied by the line "she gets high", which is repeated in the middle section of the song (after the line "everybody loves my baby"). The original album version and all reissues until the 1990s have the word "high" deleted, with Morrison singing "she gets" four times before a final wail. Live versions and more recent, remastered releases have the full line portion restored.
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