The Greatest Songs Ever Recorded

39. Break on Through (To the Other Side) by The Doors

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Britannica

Year Released: 1967

Written by: Jim Morrison, John Densmore, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger

Fun fact: Elektra Records edited the line “she gets high,” thinking a drug reference would discourage radio play. The original album version and all re-issues until the ’90s have the word “high” deleted.