The Doors – “Strange Days” Album Cover

Sniffen Court, where the front cover of the Doors' "Strange Days" album was photographed.

Sniffen Court, where the front cover of the Doors’ “Strange Days” album was photographed.

Sniffen Court, on 36th Street East between Lexington and Third Ave, New York, NY

Strange Days was the second album by The Doors, released on September 25, 1967. The album cover featured a photo of street performers in an alley off of East 36th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenue in New York City. The alley, known as Sniffen Ct. is still much like it was in 1967.

Required Listening:

  1. People Are Strange
  2. Strange Days
  3. Love Me Two Times
  4. Moonlight Drive
  5. When The Music’s Over
The front cover of "Strange Days."

The front cover of “Strange Days.”

 

sniffencourt

 

Sniffen Court, where the front cover of the Doors' "Strange Days" album was photographed.

Sniffen Court, where the front cover of the Doors’ “Strange Days” album was photographed.

 

Map of Sniffen Ct., in between 3rd Ave and Lexington on East 36th Street.

Map of Sniffen Ct., in between 3rd Ave and Lexington on East 36th Street.