Album review: Doobie Brothers, Cycles (1989)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JULY 21, 1989 By Steve Newton For those who yearn for the early- to mid-'70s heyday of the Doobie Brothers, this new LP will provide plenty of friendly flashbacks to the days of Toulouse Street and The Captain and Me. Now that Michael "Mellow" McDonald has left the fold, … Continue reading Album review: Doobie Brothers, Cycles (1989)

Doobie Brothers box set suffers from some Michael McDonald-penned ditties

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, DEC. 9, 1999 By Steve Newton Is a band that only put out two great albums in its 30-year career justified in releasing a four-CD, 78-track boxed set? You betcha. A lot of bands that don’t have any great albums put out boxed sets. So just the fact that … Continue reading Doobie Brothers box set suffers from some Michael McDonald-penned ditties