The Doobie Brothers: Cycles

On May 17, 1989, “Capitol” label released “Cycles”, the tenth Doobie Brothers (The) studio album. It was recorded in 1988, at “The Plant” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Rodney Mills, Charlie Midnight and Eddie Schwartz.


  • Tom Johnston – lead vocals, guitar
  • Patrick Simmons – lead vocals, guitar
  • Tiran Porter – bass, backing vocals
  • John Hartman – drums, backing vocals
  • Michael Hossack – drums, percussion
  • Bobby LaKind – percussion, backing vocals
  • Bill Payne – keyboards
  • Dave Tyson – keyboards
  • Kim Bullard – keyboards
  • Dale Ockerman – keyboards
  • Phil Aaberg – keyboards
  • Don Frank – electronic drums
  • The Memphis Horns (Wayne Jackson, Andrew Love) – horns
  • Rem Smiers – keytar
  • Bobby La Kind – conductor
  • Brian Wayy – programming, remix
  • Tom Sadzeck, Devon Bernadoni, Jim Gaines, Rodney Mills, Jeffrey Norman – engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Jeffery Fey – design
  • Tommy Steele – art direction
  • Tom Nikosey – logo design
  • Tom Keller – photography

Track listing:

  1. The Doctor – Tom Johnston, Charlie Midnight, Eddie Schwartz
  2. One Chain Don’t Make no Prison – Dennis Lambert, Brian Potter
  3. Take Me to the Highway – Patrick Simmons, Dale Ockerman, Tome Fedele, Charlie Midnight, Eddie Schwartz, Dale Ockerman,
  4. South of the Border – Tom Johnston
  5. Time Is Here and Gone – Bobby La Kind, John Mcfee, Keith Knudsen
  6. Need a Little Taste of Love – Marvin Isley, Ernie Isley, Ronald Isley, O’Kelly Isley, Rudolph Isley, Chris Jasper
  7. I Can Read Your Mind – Patrick Simmons, Dale Ockerman, Chris Thompson
  8. Tonight I’m Coming (Through the Border) – Bobby La Kind, Michael McDonald
  9. Wrong Number – Tom Johnston
  10. Too High a Price – Bobby La Kind, Zeke Zirngeibel, John Herron

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.