Long Train Runnin' : Our Story Of The Doobie Brothers

Long Train Runnin' : Our Story Of The Doobie Brothers



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Summary: Only a very few rock bands have had the longevity, success, and drama of The Doobie Brothers. Born out of late 1960s NoCal, they stood alongside their contemporaries The Grateful Dead, The Allman Brothers, and many others as an iconic American rock band. The train was rolling along, hits were flowing like wine, and arenas were packed with fans who wanted to see them live, then Tom Johnston, the band's front man and lead guitarist, almost died. The Doobies' train came to a screeching halt. All of a sudden the band started contemplating the end of the road only seven years into their career, just as things were taking off. This was actually far from the end. A soul-steeped backup singer for Steely Dan named Michael McDonald took a shot at singing some of the Doobies' songs on tour, and all of a sudden a new chapter in the Doobie Brothers' story began. The band changed their sound and had numerous number one hits with their new front man. Tom recovered from his health issues, but the...  more »
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Edition Statement :

First edition.

Content :

Introduction -- Natural thing -- Feelin' down farther -- Closer every day -- Sitting by the window (Moby Grape) -- Growin' a little each day -- Nobody -- Travelin' man -- Listen to the music -- Jesus is just alright -- Rockin' down the highway -- The Captain and me -- Clear as the driven snow -- Road angel -- Black water -- Down in the track -- Eyes of silver -- Take me in your arms -- I cheat the hangman -- Takin' it to the streets -- Wheels of fortune -- What's happening!! -- Dependin' on you -- Minute by minute -- What a fool believes -- It keeps you runnin' -- Long train runnin' -- Encore -- 1987-2020.

Publication, Distribution, etc. :

New York : St. Martin's Press, 2022.



Physical Description :

vi, 352 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm

Notes :
  • Includes index.
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