Hard Rock Cafe From Morrison Hotel

Former Location-
The rear cover of The Doors’ “Morrison Hotel” album features a photograph of the original Hard Rock Cafe which was unrelated to the chain of Hard Rock Cafe’s. The cover photo was shot at the actual Morrison Hotel, located at 1246 South Hope Street in Los Angeles.

The Doors recorded the album at Elektra Records in November of 1969. Morrison Hotel has two separately titled sides; Side One: “Hard Rock Cafe” and side two: “Morrison Hotel“. The album peaked at number four on the Billboard 200.


Side A: Hard Rock Café
Roadhouse Blues
Waiting for the Sun
You Make Me Real
Peace Frog
Blue Sunday
Ship of Fools

Side B: Morrison Hotel
Land Ho!
The Spy Morrison
Queen of the Highway
Indian Summer
Maggie M’Gill

Doors Discography

1967 – The Doors
1967 – Strange Days
1968 – Waiting for the Sun
1969 – The Soft Parade
1970 – Morrison Hotel
1971 – L.A. Woman
1971 – Other Voices
1972 – Full Circle
1978 – An American Prayer

The Original Hard Rock Cafe
300 East 5th Street
Los Angeles CA 90013