Contact Us
The Doobie Brothers

The Doobie Brothers

The Doobie Brothers’ long career can be broken into three parts: pre-Michael McDonald era, the Michael McDonald era and post-Michael McDonald era. Before the singer-songwriter and keyboardist joined the group in 1975, the Doobies were a power-chord rockin’ band best known for “Long Train Runnin’” and “Black Water.” After McDonald joined, they became one of the biggest pop groups on the planet, scoring a No. 1 song (“What a Fool Believes”) and album (‘Minute by Minute’). Numerous members over the years have included guitarists and singers Patrick Simmons and Tom Johnston, who’ve anchored the band before and after McDonald. After breaking up in 1983, they got back together in 1988 and have been around ever since.

Paradigm Talent Agency
Paradigm Talent Agency

Doobie Brothers File Lawsuit Against Similarly Named Cover Band

The Doobie Brothers have filed a trademark lawsuit against a '70s cover band called the Doobie Decimal System, claiming the other group's name is "confusingly similar."

Read More

Category: News Tags:
Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.

43 Years Ago: The Doobie Brothers Break Through With ‘Toulouse Street’

The Doobie Brothers had nowhere to go but up after their first album failed to chart in 1971 — and they didn't wait long to pick up momentum, notching their breakthrough hit with the follow-up, Toulouse Street.

Read More

Jim Steinfeld, Getty Images
Jim Steinfeld, Getty Images

26 Years Ago: How the Doobie Brothers Got Back Together

How the Doobie Brothers' 1989 reunion happened.

Read More

YouTube
YouTube

37 Years Ago: The Doobie Brothers Appear on ‘What’s Happening!!’

The Doobie Brothers have played to countless crowds over the years, but one of their most memorable gigs got its start on Jan. 28, 1978, when the band tried to do a nice thing for some high school students and ended up being bootlegged by a kid wearing a trench coat and a beret.

Read More

hqdefault11

‘The Doobie Brothers’ Sing an Ode to Nachos

'What a Fool Believes,' in its original 1979 hitmaking form for the Michael McDonald-led Doobie Brothers, told the sad tale of someone who thinks he can rekindle a long-lost love.

Read More

Category: News, Videos Tags:
Rick Diamond, Getty Images
Rick Diamond, Getty Images

Doobie Brothers Will Join String Cheese Incident at Lockn’ Festival

The Doobie Brothers aren't finished working with big-name guest artists.

Read More

Category: News Tags:
Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.

36 Years Ago: The Doobie Brothers Hit the Big Time with ‘Minute by Minute’

The early '70s saw the Doobie Brothers breaking through to the mainstream with a series of hit albums.

Read More

Doobie Brothers
Rick Diamond, Getty Images

Watch the Doobie Brothers Perform at the CMAs

The Doobie Brothers couldn't have timed the release of 'Southbound' any better.

Read More

Category: News, Videos Tags:
Rick Diamond, Getty Images
Rick Diamond, Getty Images

Tom Johnston Talks About the Doobie Brothers’ Continuing Influence

As the November release date looms for 'Southbound,' an album pairing the Doobie Brothers with some of today's biggest country stars, the question of how their music continues to resonate across generations was bound to come up.

Read More

The Doobie Brothers
YouTube

Zac Brown Talks About Recording ‘Black Water’ With the Doobie Brothers

"To get to record and to do things with the legends, and with the people that are your musical heroes, that's the biggest honor as an artist."

Read More

Category: News, Videos Tags:

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://ultimateclassicrock.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Ultimate Classic Rock quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!