Remember When: Jim Morrison’s 1969 Arrest for Indecency

On March 1, 1969, The Doors played at Dinner Key Auditorium, Miami, with Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger, John Densmore, and Ray Manzarek.

Despite Morrison's intoxication, The Doors delivered a hypnotic performance, including songs like "Break on Through" and "Back Door Man."

Morrison's refusal to sing "Light My Fire" and poetic interludes sparked controversy during the Miami show.

Reports suggest Morrison's actions incited a riot, with conflicting accounts of his on-stage behavior and remarks.

Morrison poured champagne, engaged provocatively, and drew people on stage, leading to a chaotic atmosphere.

Differing viewpoints emerged about whether Morrison exposed himself, creating uncertainty about the event.

Escalating tensions led to Morrison's removal from the stage, ending the performance prematurely.

After the concert, Morrison faced legal issues, but in 2010, he was posthumously pardoned for the 1969 incident.