Australian singles chart:
Roadhouse Blues entered the Kent charts on 25 May 1970 and peaked at #38.
The song is on Morrison Hotel which entered the Kent album charts on 27 April 1970 and peaked at #3.
Paul A. Rothchild
Record label of Australian release:
When Jim Morrison got drunk, he liked to sing blues numbers at The Doors jam sessions. This is one of the songs he came up with at one of those inebriated sessions.
If there was an actual roadhouse that inspired this song, it was probably the Topanga Corral, a windowless nightclub in the counterculture enclave of the Topanga Canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains (California), where Jim Morrison lived.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/the-doors/roadhouse-blues
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