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On August 19, 1977.

On August 19, 1977, “Warner Bros” label released “Livin’ on the Fault Line”, the seventh Doobie Brothers studio album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Sunset Sound Recorders”, “Western Recorders” and “Warner Bros. Recording Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ted Templeman.

Personnel:

  • Patrick Simmons– guitar, vocals
  • Jeff Baxter– guitar, steel guitar
  • Michael McDonald– keyboards, vocals
  • Tiran Porter– bass, vocals
  • Keith Knudsen– drums, vocals
  • John Hartman– drums
  • Bobby LaKind– congas, vocals
  • Dan Armstrong – electric sitar
  • Norton Buffalo– harmonica
  • Victor Feldman– vibes
  • Rosemary Butler, Maureen McDonald – backing vocals
  • Ted Templeman– percussion
  • David Paich– horn and string arrangements
  • Production coordination – Beth Naranjo
  • Engineer – Donn Landee
  • Second Engineer – Kent Nebergall
  • Artwork – Kristin Sundbom
  • Cover photography, cover design – Bruce Steinberg
  • Inner sleeve photo – Michael Zagaris
  • Aerial photo pilot – Roger Glenn

Track listing:

  1. You’re Made That Way – Michael McDonald, Jeff Baxter, Keith Knudsen
  2. Echoes of Love – Patrick Simmons, Willie Mitchell, Earl Randle
  3. Little Darling (I Need You) – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  4. You Belong to Me – Carly Simon, Michael McDonald
  5. Livin’ on the Fault Line – Patrick Simmons
  6. Nothin’ But a Heartache – Michael McDonald
  7. Chinatown – Patrick Simmons
  8. There’s a Light – Michael McDonald
  9. Need a Lady – Tiran Porter
  10. Larry the Logger Two-Step – Patrick Simmons

 

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On July 1, 1972.

On July 1, 1972, “Warner Bros” label released “Toulouse Street”, the second Doobie Brothers studio album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Warner Bros. Studios” in Hollywood, “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Ted Templeman.

Personnel:

  • Tom Johnston– guitars, vocals
  • Patrick Simmons– guitars, keyboards, vocals
  • Tiran Porter– bass, vocals
  • John (Little John) Hartman– drums, percussion
  • Michael Hossack– drums
  • Jerry Jumonville – tenor saxophone, horn arrangements
  • Joe Lane Davis – baritone saxophone
  • Sherman Marshall Cyr – trumpet
  • Jon Robert Smith – tenor saxophone
  • Bill Payne– piano, organ, keyboards
  • Dave Shogren – bass, guitar; vocals
  • Ted Templeman– percussion
  • Associate producers – Stephen Barncard, Marty Cohn
  • Engineer: Stephen Barncard, Marty Cohn, Donn Landee
  • Production coordination: Benita Brazier
  • Design: Barbara Casado, John Casado
  • Photography: Jill Maggid, Michael Maggid
  • Art direction: Ed Thrasher
  • Remastering: Lee Herschberg

Track listing:

  1. Listen to the Music – Tom Johnston
  2. Rockin’ Down the Highway – Tom Johnston
  3. Mamaloi – Patrick Simmons
  4. Toulouse Street – Patrick Simmons
  5. Cotton Mouth – Jimmy Seals, Dash Crofts
  6. Don’t Start Me to Talkin’ – Sonny Boy Williamson
  7. Jesus Is Just Alright – Arthur Reid Reynolds
  8. White Sun – Tom Johnston
  9. Disciple – Tom Johnston
  10. Snake Man – Tom Johnston

In May 1977.

In May 1977, “Warner Bros” label released “Time Loves a Hero”, the sixth Little Feat studio album. It was recorded 1976-1977, at “Sunset Sound Studios”, “Warner Bros. Studios”, and “Western Recorders” in Hollywood, “Record Plant” in Sausalito, California, and was produced Ted Templeman.

Personnel:

  • Paul Barrère- guitar, vocals
  • Sam Clayton- congas, percussion, vocals
  • Lowell George- vocals, guitar
  • Kenny Gradney- bass
  • Richie Hayward- drums, percussion, vocals
  • Bill Payne- keyboards, synthesizer, marimba, vocals
  • Greg Adams- trumpet
  • Jeff “Skunk” Baxter- dobro
  • Emilio Castillo- tenor saxophone
  • Mic Gillette- trombone, trumpet
  • Stephen “Doc” Kupka- baritone saxophone
  • Michael McDonald– vocals
  • Lenny Pickett– alto and tenor saxophone
  • Patrick Simmons- guitar, vocals
  • Fred Tackett- mandocello and guitar

Track listing:

  1. Hi Roller – Paul Barrère
  2. Time Loves a Hero – Paul Barrère,Kenny Gradney, Bill Payne
  3. Rocket in My Pocket – Lowell George
  4. Day at the Dog Races – Paul Barrère,Sam Clayton, Kenny Gradney, Richie Hayward, Bill Payne
  5. Old Folks Boogie – Paul Barrère
  6. Red Streamliner – Bill Payne, Fran Tate
  7. New Delhi Freight Train – Terry Allen
  8. Keepin’ Up with the Joneses – Paul Barrère, Lowell George
  9. Missin’ You – Paul Barrère

In April 1971.

In April 1971, “Warner Bros” label released the debut, self-titled Doobie Brothers album. It was recorded November-December 1970, at “Pacific Recording Studios” in San Mateo, California, and was produced by Lenny Waronker and Ted Templeman.

Personnel:

  • Tom Johnston– guitar, harmonica, piano, harp, vocals
  • Patrick Simmons– guitar, vocals
  • Dave Shogren – bass guitar, organ, keyboards, vocals
  • John Hartman– drums
  • Executive Producers – Marty Cohn, Paul Curcio
  • Engineer – Marty Cohn
  • Mastering – Lee Herschberg
  • Photography – Jim Marshall
  • Art Direction – Ed Thrasher
  • Arrangers – Patrick Simmons, Tom Johnston, Patrick Simons, Dave Shogren, John Hartman

Track listing:

  1. Nobody – Tom Johnston
  2. Slippery St. Paul – Patrick Simmons
  3. Greenwood Creek – Tom Johnston
  4. It Won’t Be Right – Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons
  5. Travelin’ Man – Tom Johnston
  6. Feelin’ Down Farther – Tom Johnston
  7. The Master – Tom Johnston
  8. Growin’ a Little Each Day – Tom Johnston
  9. Beehive State – Randy Newman
  10. Closer Every Day – Patrick Simmons
  11. Chicago – trad., arr. by Patrick Simmons

On April 25, 1975.

Stampede

On April 25, 1975, “Warner Bros” label released “Stampede”, the fifth Doobie Brothers studio album. It was recorded September – October 1974, at “Warner Brothers Studios” in  North Hollywood, “Burbank Studios” in Burbank,”Curlom Studios” in Chicago,“The Record Plant” in Sausalito, CA “, and “Creative Workshop” in Nashville, and was produced by Ted Templeman. The album has been certified Gold in the US by the “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Tom Johnston– guitars, vocals
  • Patrick Simmons– guitars, vocals
  • Jeff “Skunk” Baxter– guitar, steel guitar
  • Tiran Porter– bass, vocals
  • John Hartman– drums
  • Keith Knudsen– drums, vocals
  • Bill Payne– keyboards
  • Ry Cooder– bottleneck guitar
  • Maria Muldaur– vocals
  • Karl Himmel – drums and percussion
  • Conte and Pete Candoli – trumpets
  • Bobbye Hall Porter– congas
  • Victor Feldman– marimba, percussion
  • Sherlie Matthews– vocals
  • Venetta Fields– vocals
  • Jessica Smith – vocals
  • Ted Templeman– percussion
  • Engineer: Donn Landee, Travis Turk
  • Concert Master: Harry Bluestone
  • String Arrangements: Nick DeCaro, Curtis Mayfield, Paul Riser
  • Horn Arrangements:Curtis Mayfield, Paul Riser
  • Orchestration: Richard Tufo
  • Design: Barbara Casado, John Casado
  • Photography: Jill Maggid, Michael Maggid
  • Art Direction: Ed Thrasher

Track listing:

  1. Sweet Maxine – Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons
  2. Neal’s Fandango – Patrick Simmons
  3. Texas Lullaby – Tom Johnston
  4. Music Man – Tom Johnston
  5. Slack Key Soquel Rag – Patrick Simmons
  6. Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While) – Holland-Dozier-Holland
  7. I Cheat the Hangman – Patrick Simmons
  8. Précis – Jeff Skunk Baxter
  9. Rainy Day Crossroad Blues – Tom Johnston
  10. I Been Workin’ on You – Tom Johnston
  11. Double Dealin’ Four Flusher – Patrick Simmons

 

On March 2, 1973.

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On March 2, 1973, “Warner Bros” label released “The Captain and Me”, the third Doobie Brothers studio album. It was recorded in 1972-and early 1973, at “Warner Brothers Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ted Templeman. The album features some of the band’s most popular songs including “Long Train Runnin’ “, “China Grove” and “Without You”. “The Captain and Me” is certified 2x Platinum by the “RIAA”.
Personnel:
• Tom Johnston – guitars, harmonica, vocals
• Patrick Simmons – guitars, synthesizer, vocals
• Tiran Porter – bass, vocals
• John Hartman – drums, percussion, vocals
• Michael Hossack – drums, congas, cymbals, timbales
• Bill Payne – piano, organ, keyboards
• Jeffrey ‘Skunk’ Baxter – guitar, pedal steel guitar, steel guitar
• Ted Templeman – percussion
• Nick DeCaro – strings arrangemens
• Design: Barbara Casado
• Photography: Jill Maggid
• Art Direction: Ed Thrasher
• ARP programming: Malcolm Cecil, Robert Margouleff

Track listing
1. Natural Thing – Tom Johnston
2. Long Train Runnin’ – Tom Johnston
3. China Grove – Tom Johnston
4. Dark Eyed Cajun Woman – Tom Johnston
5. Clear as the Driven Snow – Patrick Simmons
6. Without You – John Hartman, Michael Hossack, Tom Johnston, Tiran Porter, and Patrick Simmons
7. South City Midnight Lady Patrick Simmons
8. Evil Woman – Patrick Simmons
9. Busted Down Around O’Connelly Corners – James Earl Luft
10. Ukiah – Tom Johnston
11. The Captain and Me – Tom Johnston

On February 1, 1974.

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On February 1, 1974, “Warner Bros” released “What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits”, the fourth The Doobie Brothers studio album. “What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits” was recorded in 1973, at “Warner Bros. Studios” in Hollywood, “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and “Burbank Studios” in Burbank, and was produced by Ted Templeman.

Personnel:

  • Tom Johnston– guitars, vocals
  • Patrick Simmons– guitar, vocals
  • Tiran Porter– bass, vocals
  • John (Little John) Hartman– drums
  • Michael Hossack– drums
  • Keith Knudsen– backing vocals
  • Jeff “Skunk” Baxter– guitar, pedal steel, steel guitar
  • James Booker– piano
  • Arlo Guthrie– autoharp, harmonica
  • Eddie Guzman – conga, timbales, percussion
  • Jack Hale – trombone
  • Milt Holland– tabla, marimba, pandeiro, percussion
  • Wayne Jackson– trumpet
  • Andrew Love– tenor saxophone
  • James Mitchell – baritone saxophone
  • Novi Novog– viola
  • Bill Payne– keyboards
  • Ted Templeman– percussion
  • Horn Arrangements: Andrew Love, The Memphis Horns, Wayne Jackson
  • Cover Design: Chas Barbour
  • Art Direction: Chas Barbour
  • Photography: Dan Fong

Track listing:

  1. Song to See You Through – Tom Johnston
  2. Spirit – Tom Johnston
  3. Pursuit on 53rd St. – Tom Johnston
  4. Black Water – Patrick Simmons
  5. Eyes of Silver – Tom Johnston
  6. Road Angel – John Hartman, Michael Hossack, Tom Johnston and Tiran Porter
  7. You Just Can’t Stop It – Patrick Simmons
  8. Tell Me What You Want (And I’ll Give You What You Need) – Patrick Simmons
  9. Down in the Track – Tom Johnston
  10. Another Park, Another Sunday – Tom Johnston
  11. Daughters of the Sea – Patrick Simmons
  12. Flying Cloud – Tiran Porter