The Crystal Ship
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Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
Did Not Chart
Year Released
The Doors
Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger, John Densmore, Ray Manzarek
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Crockett and Stone at VA
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"The Crystal Ship" is a song performed by The Doors, recorded on the album The Doors in 1967. The song appeared in the Miami Vice episode "Back in the World".


  • This song was the B-side of their #1 hit, "Light My Fire", which launched the group's legendary career.
  • Jim Morrison meant "The Crystal Ship" as a goodbye love song to his first love, Mary Weberlo (as mentioned by John Densmore, he said this information was in one of Morrison's poem books).


  • Jim Morrison - vocals
  • Robby Kreiger - guitar
  • Ray Manzarek - organ
  • John Densmore - drums
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The Doors

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