Doobie Brothers

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Born: 11/30/1968 in San Jose, California, USA

Filmography

Music (19)

Pawn Sacrifice 2015 (Movie)

("Listen To The Music") (Song Performer)

Muppets Most Wanted 2014 (Movie)

("Long Train Runnin'") (Song Performer)

Wanderlust 2012 (Movie)

("Black Water") (Song Performer)

Dolphin Tale 2011 (Movie)

("World Gone Crazy") (Song Performer)

Bottle Shock 2008 (Movie)

("China Grove") (Song Performer)

Religulous 2008 (Movie)

("Jesus Is Just Alright") (Song Performer)

Music Within 2007 (Movie)

("China Grove") (Song Performer)

House of D 2005 (Movie)

("China Grove") (Song Performer)

Radio 2003 (Movie)

("China Grove") (Song Performer)

The Limey 1999 (Movie)

("China Grove") (Song Performer)

Free Willy 3: The Rescue 1997 (Movie)

("China Grove") (Song Performer)

Fire in the Sky 1993 (Movie)

("Black Water") (Song Performer)

Stone Cold 1991 (Movie)

("Dangerous") (Song Performer)

Field of Dreams 1989 (Movie)

("China Grove") (Song Performer)

A Rock 'n' Roll Summit 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Song Performer

The Falcon and the Snowman 1985 (Movie)

("China Grove" "Long Train Runnin'") (Song Performer)

Cutter's Way 1981 (Movie)

(Song)

Cutter's Way 1981 (Movie)

("Open Your Eyes") (Song Performer)

No Nukes 1980 (Movie)

("What a Fool Believes" "Takin' It To The Streets") (Song Performer)
Actor (8)

The 48th Annual CMA Awards 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Performer

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 (Tv Show)

Performer

ABC in Concert 1990 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Sinbad's Dynamite New Year's Eve 1997 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

The 3rd Annual International Rock Awards 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Performer

A Rock 'n' Roll Summit 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Doobie Brothers Farewell 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Milestones

2012

Starred in the official documentary "Let the Music Play: The Story of The Doobie Brothers."

1979

Tom Johnston left the band due to exhaustion and creative disagreements.

1978

Released the massively successful album Minute by Minute.

1977

Released Livin' on the Fault Line.

1976

Unveiled a dramatic new sound on the album Takin' it to the Streets, which featured more electric sounds and the the presence of new singer/keyboardist Michael McDonald.

1975

Released the Western themed Stampede.

1974

Released the album What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits featuring the hit single "Black Water."

1974

Steely Dan guitarist Jeff "Skunk" Baxter joned the band, having played pedal steel on some of their recordings in the past.

1973

Released the hit album The Captain and Me, which featured popular songs like "China Grove" and "Long Train Runnin."

1972

Released their breakthrough album Toulouse Street.

1970

Released their self-titled debut.

1970

Signed with Warner Brothers Records.

Known for such albums as "The Captain And Me" and "Minute By Minute"

Bonus Trivia

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Drummer John Hartman first traveled to California hoping to meet Skip Spence and join the band Moby Grape.

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Singer/guitarist Tom Johnston and drummer John Hartman played early on in a trio called Pud.

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Garnered a large early following from the Hell's Angels community, and played in numerous biker bars such as the Chateau Liberté in the Santa Cruz mountains.

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Opted to disband in 1981 after the departure of Patrick Simmons, as this would leave no original "Doobie Brothers" in the band.

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Often tours with the band Chicago.

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Appeared in a notorious episode of the sitcom "What's Happening?" in which the character Rerun (Fred Berry) is tricked into bootlegging one of their concerts.

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