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27th January 2015

Veteran rockers the Doobie Brothers have been added to the honour roll at the Music Business Association's upcoming luncheon after they were named the 2015 recipients of the Chairman Award in recognition of their career...

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The Doobie Brothers' Patrick Simmons To Ride For Cancer Charity

25th August 2014

The Doobie Brothers guitarist Patrick Simmons is set to ride across country on his vintage motorcycle in support of charity Stand Up to Cancer.Simmons will take part in the Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run 2014, which...

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Michael Mcdonald To Rejoin Doobie Brothers For Country Hits Album

11th March 2014

Singer Michael Mcdonald is rejoining The Doobie Brothers for an upcoming country-themed hits album.The Sweet Freedom singer left the band 1982, but teamed up with his former bandmates on the track Don't Say Goodbye, which...

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The Doobie Brothers Recruit Toby Keith & Brad Paisley For Country-tinged Covers Album

3rd March 2014

Rock veterans The Doobie Brothers are giving their classic hits a country makeover by collaborating with Toby Keith, Brad Paisley and the Zac Brown Band for a new tribute album.The Black Water hitmakers have been...

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Tributes Flood In For Doobie Brothers Drummer Mike Hossack

14th March 2012

Mike Hossack, former drummer of the legendary group the Doobie Brothers, has died aged 65. Hossack joined the group in 1971 and played for four years during their initial heyday in the early-to-mid 70s, leaving...

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Doobie Brothers Drummer Loses Cancer Battle

13th March 2012

Former Doobie Brothers drummer Michael Hossack has died following a long battle with cancer.Hossack died at his home in Wyoming on Monday (12Mar12). He was 65. He was a member of the Doobie Brothers between...

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Doobie Brothers' Drummer Michael Hossack Dies, Aged 65

13th March 2012

Michael Hossack, drummer for the Doobie Brothers has died at the age of 65, Rolling Stone reports today (March 13, 2012). Hossack had been battling cancer for some time, according to the report and died...

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The Things They Say 17760

21st August 2010

"This is so much fun that there's the danger that the music will be like what they say about sex: We may be the only ones enjoying it." DOOBIE BROTHERS singer MICHAEL MCDONALD fears reforming...

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Mcdonald, Fagen & Scaggs Reform Doo-wop Supergroup

20th August 2010

DOOBIE BROTHERS singer MICHAEL MCDONALD, BOZ SCAGGS and STEELY DAN's DONALD FAGEN have reformed doo-wop supergroup DUKES OF SEPTEMBER.The trio last played together in 1993 as part of the New York Rock and Soul Revue,...

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Rumer Willis' 'Incredible' Voice

7th September 2009

Rumer Willis has an "incredible" singing voice.The 21-year-old daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis wowed her 'Sorority Row' co-stars with her amazing musical talents.Jamie Chung - who plays a sexy sorority girl in the...

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Fordham Records Mcdonald Cover, Lands Doobie Brother Duet

16th January 2008

THE DOOBIE BROTHERS star MICHAEL MCDONALD was so taken with British singer JULIA FORDHAM's new version of his I KEEP FORGETTIN' (WE'RE NOT IN LOVE ANYMORE) he offered to join her to re-record the track....

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Mcdonald Hits Back At Virgin Joke

15th August 2006

Former DOOBIE BROTHERS star MICHAEL MCDONALD has hit back at actor PAUL RUDD for making fun of him in the hit comedy THE 40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN. In the film, Rudd's character works at an electronics...

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Vocal Groups Honoured In New Jersey

7th July 2005

ELVIS PRESLEY's backing group THE JORDANAIRES, the BEATLES, the O'JAYS and THE RONETTES were among the 17 vocal trios, quartets, duos and other harmony acts inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in New...

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Doobies Honour Late Drummer With Donation

21st February 2005

The DOOBIE BROTHERS will donate proceeds from their Doobie Red Wine to America's NATIONAL VETERANS FOUNDATION for the next five-years in memory of late drummer KEITH KNUDSEN. Knudsen played with the band on a...

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Doobie Brothers Drummer Dies

9th February 2005

Celebrated DOOBIE BROTHERS drummer KEITH KNUDSEN died yesterday (08FEB05) of pneumonia at the age of 56. Knudsen had been hospitalised for more than a month following cancer treatment, but finally died at Kentfield Rehabilitation...

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Drink A Bottle Of Doobie

9th December 2004

Classic rockers the DOOBIE BROTHERS are to be immortalised on wine bottles. Artwork from the covers of the group's first three albums, THE DOOBIE BROTHERS, TOULOUSE STREET and THE CAPTAIN + ME will appear...

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Al Green Files Cease-and-desist Order Against Gest

29th November 2004

AL GREEN has filed a cease-and-desist order against his former producer DAVID GEST - because Gest used his name to promote a Memphis,Tennessee, concert the soul legend never agreed to attend. The I'M SO...

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Gest Plans Big Memphis Party

23rd November 2004

LIZA MINNELLI's estranged husband DAVID GEST is set to hold a huge party his new hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, to feed the city's needy over he Christmas holidays. The producer bought a $1.15 million...

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Beatles Inducted Into Vocal Hall Of Fame

4th June 2004

The BEATLES and the O'JAYS are among the 17 acts who will be inducted into the VOCAL GROUP HALL OF FAME later this year (SEP04). Other inductees in the Class of '04 include THE...

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