Takin It to the Streets - (Import CD)
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- Mono / Stereo
- Ted Templeman
- Takin' It to the Streets
The Doobie Brothers: Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons (vocals, guitar); Michael McDonald (vocals, keyboards); Tiran Porter (vocals, bass); Keith Knudsen (vocals, drums); Jeff "Skunk" Baxter (guitar); John Hartman (drums).
Additional personnel: Maria Muldaur (vocals); Novi (viola); Jesse Butler (organ); Richie Hayward (drums); Bobby LaKind (congas).
The Memphis Horns: Wayne Jackson, Andrew Love, James Mitchell, Lewis Collins, Jack Hale.
Recorded at Warner Bros. Recording Studios, North Hollywood, California.
The Doobie Brothers: Jeff Baxter, John Hartman , Keith Knudsen, Michael McDonald , Patrick Simmons, Tiran Porter, Tom Johnston.
Additional personnel: Maria Muldaur (vocals); Novi (viola); The Memphis Horns (horns); Jesse Butler (organ); Richie Hayward (drums); Bobby LaKind (congas).
This record represents the first recorded incarnation of the Doobies part II, the edition of the band featuring gravel-voiced keyboardist Michael MacDonald. It's clearly a transitional album, and a pretty big departure from the band's original style. You can hear the new direction most clearly on the album's two hit singles--the title tune and "It Keeps You Running." The closing track "Carry Me Away" marks the first appearance of the see-saw keyboard riffs later immortalized in "What A Fool Believes" (and later ripped off to good commercial effect by various MacDonald wannabes like Robbie Dupree). The rest of the album deals in various forms of funk.
- Country of Origin
- WEA (Distributor)
- WEA (Distributor)
- The Doobie Brothers
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Wheels of Fortune
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Takin' It To the Streets
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] 8th Avenue Shuffle
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Losin' End
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Rio
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] For Someone Special
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] It Keeps You Runnin'
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Turn It Loose
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Carry Me Away
- Studio / Live
- Video Disabled
- Donna Landee
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