The Doors had just had their biggest summer. Light My Fire had gone from a seven minute album cut, to an edited AM radio friendly length of 2:52, and on to being a part of the Summer of Love’s soundtrack and number one on the Billboard charts.
With Light My Fire hitting number one it pushed The Doors onto the national stage and the national variety shows started calling. First Ed Sullivan, and in December the Jonathan Winters Show. (read full article at The Doors Examiner)