Written by Robby Kriegerit 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 Four Seasons song " C'mon Marianne " in his part. The song is also noted for the last sung line, "stronger than Is There A Place?
- Agathocles - Mince The Bastards, which was taken from a contemporary Ajax commercial. It was released as a single in December and reached No. The Touch Me - The Doors - 13 also did well elsewhere, peaking at No. A remixed version with added bass and compression appeared on a compilation called Heavy Metal released via Warner Bros.
Special Products. According to Bruce Botnick 's liner notes the song was initially referred to by its various working titles; "I'm Gonna Love You", from a line in the chorus, or "Hit Me", a reference to blackjack.
The opening line was originally "C'mon, hit me I'm not afraid", the line thus reflecting the first person vantage point of a blackjack player. At the end of the song, Morrison can be heard saying, "Stronger than dirt", which was the slogan of the Ajax household cleaning company, because the last four notes of "Touch Me" were the same as those in an Ajax commercial and as a mocking criticism of Krieger, John Densmoreand Ray Manzarek wanting to accept an offer from Buick to use " Light My Fire All Alone Am - Claudine Longet - Cuddle Up With Claudine Longet in a commercial.
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