Brook Benton is one of the biggest singles sellers of all time and Bobby Day gave Rock four of its most enduring classics
The drastic changes in the music industry over the last few years are not lost on Doobie Brothers singer-guitarist Tom Johnston. “People now put out product to back up touring. It used to be the exact opposite.”
There’s still time to pick up our June 2011 issue on the newsstand now.
The Doobie Brothers “World Gone Crazy,” their first release in over a decade, was much what you’d expect and then some.
In case you were wondering, here’s what Goldmine writer Martin Popoff and his voting army came up with as the greatest non-metal guitar solos of all time (Can you guess which two Martin snuck in there? Here’s a clue: ZZ T_p and F_ank Za_pa).
In the late ’80s, Creedence Clearwater Revival bassist Stu Cook and two members of the Doobie Brothers formed Jackdawg. A more rock-oriented animal propelled by the high-powered guitar wrangling of John McFee (Clover, Doobie Brothers), Jackdawg — also featuring the late Keith Knudsen from the Doobie Brothers — convened in 1990 to record what would become a lost album of solid, rip-roaring rockers with a Southern heart. That debut LP is only now being released.