Known for their ability of churning out hit songs, top charting albums and sell-out shows across the globe, The Doobie Brothers began their amazing four decade plus career in 1971 with the self-titled masterwork The Doobie Brothers. Initially a quartet featuring current founding members Tom Johnston and Pat Simmons, their debut showed early on how they had the skills to be in the forefront of making excellent sounding recordings.
For The Doobie Brothers LP, they took their Bay Area soul and rock driven sounds to a devoted audience with their first chart hit singles like Nobody and Feelin Down Farther. Produced by Ted Templeman, this album would go on to become one of the most important debut rock releases of the early '70s.
Fronted by the dual lead guitar force of Tom Johnston and Patrick Simmons, the late Dave Shogren on bass, and the stellar drum expertise of John Hartman, The Doobie Brothers started their trek to the music charts as the LP went even deeper on album radio with even more powerful fare like Tom Johnstons delivery on the hypnotic Travelin Man and Greenwood Creek, plus the gospel rock feel of Patrick Simmons Growin A Little Each Day.
Friday Music is honored to offer another installment in the ever popular Doobie Brothers 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series with their debut masterpiece The Doobie Brothers. Impeccably mastered by Joe Reagoso (Doobie Brothers/Michael McDonald/Boz Scaggs) from the original Warner Bros. tapes at Friday Music Studios and at Capitol Mastering, The Doobie Brothers sounds incredibly earthy and rockin as you remember it. As an added anniversary bonus, Friday Music presents the audiophile limited edition album in the original cover, with artwork elements not seen in years in the LP format, further enhancing your Doobie Brothers listening experience.
180g Audiophile Vinyl
Mastered by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios & Capitol Mastering in Hollywood
Mastered From Original Warner Bros. Tapes
2. Slippery St. Paul
3. Greenwood Creek
4. It Won't Be Right
5. Travelin' Man
1. Feelin' Down Farther
2. The Master
3. Growin' A Little Each Day
4. Beehive State
5. Closer Every Day