Takin' It to the Streets (song)

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"Takin' It to the Streets"
Single by The Doobie Brothers
from the album Takin' It to the Streets
A-side "Takin' It To The Streets"
B-side "For Someone Special"
Released 1976
Format 7" (45 rpm)
Genre Rock, blue-eyed soul
Length 3:56 (album version); 3:36 (single version)
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Michael McDonald
Producer(s) Ted Templeman
The Doobie Brothers singles chronology
"I Cheat the Hangman"
(1975)
"Takin' It to the Streets"
(1976)
"Wheels of Fortune"
(1976)

"Takin' It to the Streets" is a song by the American rock band The Doobie Brothers from the album of the same name. It was their first single with Michael McDonald on vocals and was written by McDonald. It has been used as the theme music for the Sam Newman-hosted segment "Street Talk" on The Footy Show (covering the Australian Football League) since the program debuted in 1994.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1976-1977) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 13
Canadian RPM Top Singles 11

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