Doors - L.A. Woman

L.A. Woman
Label: Elektra ‎– 42 090, Elektra ‎– ELK 42 090, Elektra ‎– EKS 75011
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue
Country: Germany
Date of released:
Category: Rock
Style: Psychedelic Rock, Classic Rock

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 The Changeling 4:20
A2 Love Her Madly 3:18
A3 Been Down So Long 4:40
A4 Cars Hiss By My Window 4:10
A5 L.A. Woman 7:49
B1 L'America 4:35
B2 Hyacinth House 3:10
B3 Crawling King Snake
Written-By – John Lee Hooker
B4 The WASP (Texas Radio And The Big Beat) 4:12
B5 Riders On The Storm 7:14

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – WEA Musik GmbH
  • Made By – WEA Musik GmbH


  • Bass – Jerry Scheff
  • Design, Design Concept [Album Concept] – Carl Cossick
  • Drums – John Densmore
  • Guitar – Robbie Krieger*
  • Management [Personal] – Bill Siddons
  • Photography By, Artwork [Visual Effects] – Wendell Hamick
  • Piano, Organ – Ray Manzarek
  • Producer – Bruce Botnick, The Doors
  • Rhythm Guitar – Marc Benno (tracks: A3 to A5, B3)
  • Vocals – Jim Morrison
  • Written-By – The Doors (tracks: A1 to A5, B1 to B2, B4 to B5)


Early WEA Musik GmbH reissue with Elektra “Butterfly” label, no LC.
Released approximately between 1973 and 1976, probably in 1973.

Previously released in Germany as Exulta 42090 in 1971, made and distributed by Kinney Music GmbH.
Subsequently released in Germany with Butterfly labels, LC and “GEMA” in late 1970s.

Catalog numbers:
Label: ELK 42 090 (along with EKS 75011 matrix#)
Sleeve: ELK 42 090 (EKS 75 011)
Spine: 42 090-B (EKS 75 011)

Recorded at The Doors Workshop in Los Angeles…
Made in Germany by WEA Musik GmbH
Distributed by WEA Musik GmbH

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Matrix / Runout (Label A): EKS 75011-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label B): EKS 75011-B
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side runout [etched] stamped): [WEA] EKS 75011-A- B [Ⅰ] Manufactured in Germany
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side runout [etched] stamped): [Ⅰ WEA] EKS 75011-B B Manufactured in Germany
  • Price Code: Ⓑ
  • Other (Original US catalog#): (EKS 75011)

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EKS-75011 The Doors L.A. Woman ‎(LP, Album, Ter) Elektra EKS-75011 US 1971
EKS-75011 The Doors L.A. Woman ‎(LP, Album, RP) Elektra EKS-75011 Australia 1972
EKS75011 Doors* L.A. Woman ‎(LP, Album, Ter) Elektra EKS75011 US 1971
EKS-75011 The Doors L.A. Woman ‎(LP, Album, RP, 2nd) Elektra EKS-75011 US 1971
7559-60677-4 Doors* L.A. Woman ‎(Cass, Album, RE, Dol) Elektra 7559-60677-4 Europe Unknown