Best of The Doobies

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Best of the Doobies
Greatest hits album by The Doobie Brothers
Released November 1976 (1976-11)[1]
Recorded 1972–1976[1]
Genre Rock, pop
Length 45:08
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Ted Templeman[2]
The Doobie Brothers chronology
Takin' It to the Streets
(1976)
Best of the Doobies
(1976)
Livin' on the Fault Line
(1977)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[3]

Best of The Doobies is the first greatest hits album by The Doobie Brothers. The album has material from Toulouse Street through Takin' It to the Streets, and is also a diamond record. The album was first released by Warner Bros. Records in November 1976 and has been released numerous times.

Track listing[edit]

Side One

  1. "China Grove" (Tom Johnston) – 3:14
  2. "Long Train Runnin'" (Johnston) – 3:23
  3. "Takin' It to the Streets" (Michael McDonald) – 3:56
  4. "Listen to the Music" (Johnston) – 3:49
  5. "Black Water" (Patrick Simmons) – 4:14
  6. "Rockin' Down the Highway" (Johnston) – 3:19

Side Two

  1. "Jesus Is Just Alright" (Arthur Reid Reynolds) – 4:30
  2. "It Keeps You Runnin'" (McDonald) – 4:20
  3. "South City Midnight Lady" (Simmons) – 5:27
  4. "Take Me in Your Arms" (Holland–Dozier–Holland) – 3:39
  5. "Without You" (John Hartman, Michael Hossack, Johnston, Tiran Porter, Simmons) – 4:58

Personnel[edit]

Per[4][2]

Charts[edit]

In 1977 Best of the Doobies made #5 on the Billboard 200.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Best of the Doobies > Overview". Allmusic Guide. Retrieved October 1, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Best of the Doobies Warner Bros. Records #3112-2 CD reissue
  3. ^ Allmusic review
  4. ^ "Best of the Doobies > Credits". Allmusic Guide. Retrieved October 1, 2010. 
  5. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/artist/p4118

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