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Michael Mcdonald Pays Tribute To Teenager Killed By Police Officer

21st August 2014

Singer Michael Mcdonald has paid tribute to an African-American teenager killed by a police officer in his native Missouri by releasing a statement about the tragedy.Michael Brown was shot dead by a local police officer...

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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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Daft Punk Bassist Recruits Famous Friends For First Solo Album

22nd November 2013

Daft Punk bassist Nathan East has recruited pals Stevie Wonder, Sara Bareilles and Michael Mcdonald to work on his first solo album.The acclaimed musician has worked with popular artists such as Michael Jackson, Beyonce and...

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Donald Fagen Blasts Boring Dylan, Mcdonald & Scaggs

18th July 2013

Cranky Steely Dan star Donald Fagen has blasted Bob Dylan and his Dukes of September tourmates Michael Mcdonald and Boz Scaggs in a new Rolling Stone magazine article.The 65-year-old rocker reveals he has walked out...

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Michael Mcdonald Reaches Settlement With Record Label

16th July 2013

Singer/songwriter Michael Mcdonald has settled his lawsuit against his record label executives over a royalties dispute.The Doobie Brothers star launched a legal battle against Warner Music Group bosses in Nashville, Tennessee last year (May12), claiming...

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Sandra Bullock's Disneyland Nightmare

27th June 2013

Sandra Bullock says bad karma caused her to run into a wall at Disneyland.The 48-year-old actress exchanged playful barbs with 'The Heat' co-star Michael McDonald during a recent trip to the children's theme park in...

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Melissa Mccarthy Injured The Heat Co-star During Shoot

26th June 2013

Melissa Mccarthy was convinced she had broken co-star Michael Mcdonald's nose on the set of new movie The Heat after a stunt went wrong.The Bridesmaids star plays a detective in the crime thriller and she...

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Cooper To Ring In 2012 With Yankovic And Mcdonald In Hawaii

30th December 2011

Alice Cooper will ring in 2012 in Hawaii with the oddest band of the year - he'll be joined onstage by 'WEIRD AL' YANKOVIC and Michael Mcdonald as part of a charity show.According to The...

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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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30 Rock All-stars' Charity Video Is An Internet Hit

16th May 2009

SHERYL CROW, ELVIS COSTELLO, NORAH JONES and MICHAEL MCDONALD have scored a new Internet video sensation by poking fun at charity singles on U.S. TV comedy 30 ROCK. The quartet joined the Beastie Boys, Maroon 5s...

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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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White Scores Big Names, Alive And Dead, On New Album

20th June 2006

Singer/songwriter TONY JOE WHITE has been given a boost on his new album - he's secured the services of two of the greatest living guitarists. ERIC CLAPTON and DIRE STRAITS founder MARK KNOPFLER appear on...

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Mcdonald To Reteam With Steely Dan

4th March 2006

MICHAEL MCDONALD and STEELY DAN are planning a reunion on a US summer tour (06). MCDonald played keyboards and sang backing vocals on classic Steely Dan albums like THE ROYAL SCAM and AJA, and now...

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Berry's Ex Shows Off His Charity Side

25th September 2005

HALLE BERRY's ex-husband ERIC BENET, WYNONNA JUDD and MICHAEL McDONALD have teamed up to write and record a new charity single, HEART OF AMERICA, for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The trio will be...

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Boone Brings Stars Together For Billy Graham Tribute

23rd June 2005

Crooner PAT BOONE has brought together a host of stars for a video tribute to US evangelist BILLY GRAHAM. The born-again-Christian singer invited BONO, LeANN RIMES, KENNY ROGERS and MICHAEL McDONALD, among others, to...

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Axe Falls On Van Damme's Comeback?

12th May 2005

Action man JEAN CLAUDE VAN DAMME's big screen comeback has been scrapped, according to the Belgian martial arts hero's co-star. The 'The Muscles from Brussels' was destined to star in new action...

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Loggins And Messina Touring Again

25th April 2005

Veteran rockers KENNY LOGGINS and JIM MESSINA are hitting the road together again after a 30 year hiatus. The LOGGINS + MESSINA SITTIN' IN AGAIN REUNION TOUR kicks off in June (24JUN05) and has...

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Stars Come Out For Brian Wilson

14th February 2005

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS thrilled BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON on Friday night (11FEB05), by opening his MusiCares gala with a cover of I GET AROUND. The California rockers were among the stars paying...

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Browne, Cross + Mcdonald Help Mudslide Victims

8th February 2005

JACKSON BROWNE, CHRISTOPHER CROSS and MICHAEL McDONALD have joined forces to help raise cash for the victims of the recent La Conchita mudslide tragedy in California. The artists will perform at Santa Barbara, California's...

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Randy And Wynonna Draw For Soda Cans

11th November 2004

Country stars RANDY TRAVIS and WYNONNA JUDD have contributed artwork to appear on soda cans to help raise money for music programs in public high schools. Travis has recreated the GRAMMY logo on A+W...

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Stars Design 7-Up Cans

25th October 2004

WYNONNA JUDD, BRIAN McKNIGHT and MICHAEL McDONALD are among a host of musicians who have designed their own limited edition cans for soft drink 7-UP. The stars, who each signed the artwork on the cans,...

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A Final Tribute To Ray Charles

30th August 2004

Late soul great RAY CHARLES is set for one final send-off when STEVIE WONDER, MICHAEL McDONALD and JAMES INGRAM perform at a tribute to the hitmaker. Stars will attend the BEVERLY HILTON HOTEL gala...

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Cosby Leads Fundraising Drive For Ray Charles Centre

16th August 2004

Comedian BILL COSBY is leading efforts to raise funds for a new performing arts centre, to be named after soul legend RAY CHARLES. The gala will take place on 29 September (04) at Los...

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Kenny Rogers To Play At Jamaica Jazz Festival

15th December 2003

Singer KENNY ROGERS has been selected as one of the headliners for the upcoming AIR JAMAICA JAZZ FESTIVAL, performing on a night honouring late country legend JOHNNY CASH. THE GAMBLER singer Rogers, 65, will...

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