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The Doors

Gloria

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  • Classic Rock
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1983
  • 1967
  • 1983
  • 1981
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  • 1993

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“Gloria” is a rock song classic written by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison and originally recorded by Morrison’s band Them in 1964 as the B-side of “Baby, Please Don’t Go”. The song became a garage rock staple and a part of many rock bands’ repertoires. It is particularly memorable for its “G–L–O–R–I–A” chorus. It is very easy to play (three-chord) and thus is popular with those learning to play guitar. The song continues to be played by thousands of bands from famous recording artists to unknown garage bands. Humourist Dave Barry joked that “If you drop a guitar down a flight of stairs, it’ll play ‘Gloria’ on its way to the bottom.“ One explanation for the timeless popularity of the song was offered in Allmusic’s review by Bill... Read on...

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Anonymous wrote on August, 13th 2008 at 9:32am:
the magic song by the doors


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