The Doors: Verdilac Meaning
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Take you for a ride in my cadillac
Well I tried, I tried but I can't make you understand
Baby can't you see I'm more than just a man
If you don't bring me coffee in my favourite cup
anonymous Aug 27th, 2016 8:07pm report
I first heard of it from the third play of the 1963 movie: Black Sabbath. The movie from which the band got their name, then formed in 1968. Even the lettering is very similar on the Paranoid album. The Verdilac is a Turkish vampire that sucks the blood of only the ones they love. The worst Verdilac in the movie dies at the beginning from a knife in the back and is discovered by another horse rider on the road. No silver bullet, or wooden stake, here. You can catch Black Sabbath from time to time on TCM which plays it during the monster series, along with Frankenstein, etc. The movie was hosted/narrated by Boris Karloff, who is himself is a campy Verdilac. It’s very cheeky humor, but the first of the three plays is downright scary, and nothing gets to me! Pretty amazing for 1963.
anonymous May 21st, 2016 5:27pm report
Interview on this site that's contains this quote:
"John told me yesterday that a "Verdilac" was a vampire. Do you agree?
Robby Yeah, you didn't know that? I guess it's an Austrian expression for vampire, from an old movie."
anonymous May 20th, 2016 5:41pm report
Oh man,The Doors and their songs.I want to you to see that i am the man from your world and you want to.
anonymous Oct 10th, 2013 10:03am report
A verdilac is an Hungarian vampire. A spirit that sucks away your life force.
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