Australian singles charts:
Touch Me entered the Kent charts on 8 February 1969 and peaked at #10. The song was #72 on the Top 100 of 1969.
The song is on The Soft Parade.
Written by Robby Krieger, Touch Me is notable for its extensive usage of brass and string instruments, including a solo by featured saxophonist Curtis Amy. Ray Manzarek played harpsichord and organ on the song; he also interpolated the guitar riff from the 1967 Four Seasons song C’mon Marianne in his part.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Touch_Me_(The_Doors_song)
Doors guitarist Robby Krieger wrote this song as ‘Hit Me’, based on fights he had with his girlfriend. The lyric was, “C’mon, hit me, I’m not afraid.” In a rare show of restraint, Jim Morrison insisted on changing it to Touch Me.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/the-doors/touch-me
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