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
ReleasedOctober 29, 1976
Recorded1972–1976[1]
GenreRock, pop
Length45:08
LabelWarner Bros.
ProducerTed 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
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[3]
Christgau's Record GuideB+[4]

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

Personnel[edit]

Per[5][2]

Charts[edit]

In 1977 Best of the Doobies made #5 on the Billboard 200.[6]

References[edit]

  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. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: D". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved February 24, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com.
  5. ^ "Best of the Doobies > Credits". Allmusic Guide. Retrieved October 1, 2010.
  6. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/artist/p4118

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