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The Doobie Brothers

The Doobie Brothers
Formed: Mar, 1970 in San Jose, CA
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Genre: Pop/Rock, R&B
Group Members: Michael McDonald, Chet McCracken, Cornelius Bumpus, Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons, Guy Allison, Jeff Baxter, Michael Hossack, Keith Knudsen, ...See All
Biography: As one of the most popular California pop/rock bands of the '70s, the Doobie Brothers evolved from a mellow, post-hippie boogie band to a slick, soul-inflected pop band by the end of the decade. Along the way, the group racked up a string of gold and platinum albums in the U.S., along with a number of ...Read full biography
Released: 1975
Label: Warner Bros.
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Talk about greatness -- the Doobie Brothers, with Jeff "Skunk" Baxter added to their lineup, delivered their best album to date helped by a fairly big hit, though "Take Me in Your Arms" never did anything ...Read full review
Takin' It To The Streets
Released: 1976
Label: Warner Bros.
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The group's first album with Michael McDonald marked a shift to a more mellow and self-consciously soulful sound for the Doobies, not all that different from what happened to Steely Dan -- whence McDonald ...Read full review
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