July 25, 2017
“Play ‘Light My Fire At 7:29’ On 7/29” Campaign For Fans And Radio To Play Song In Union On Anniversary
50th Milestone Celebrated With Limited Edition 7” Replica Of The Japanese Version Of The Original 1967 Single And A New Digital And Streaming Maxi-Single Featuring Multiple Versions
This Saturday, July 29th, marks 50 years since the Doors hit #1 on the BillboardHot 100 Singles Chart with “Light My Fire,” one of the biggest songs from the Summer of Love and the band’s best-selling single of all time.
Rhino will commemorate the 50th anniversary with two new releases this Friday: a limited edition reproduction of the original 7” single that was released in Japan in 1967 and a new digital and streaming maxi-single with three different versions of “Light My Fire.”
Fans and radio stations worldwide are also encouraged to celebrate the anniversary this Saturday with the call to action to “Play ‘Light My Fire’ At 7:29 on 7/29,” with the result being millions of Doors fans listening to the song simultaneously on the golden anniversary. Fans can share their memory of the song with the hashtag #lightmyfire.
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