Best of The Doobies

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Best of the Doobies
Doobie Brothers - Best of The Doobies (1976 album cover).jpg
Greatest hits album by The Doobie Brothers
Released October 29, 1976
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)Takin' It to the Streets1976
Best of the Doobies
Livin' on the Fault Line
(1977)Livin' on the Fault Line1977
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 re-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) – 3:36
  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




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


  1. ^ 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. ^

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