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The husky, soulful baritone voice of Michael
McDonald is one of the most effortless and powerful voices in
McDonald has always exhibited an uncanny knack for creating
and performing on some of the most influential records of our time. His
hit-making days include the
Brothers ("What a Fool Believes," "Minute by
Minute," "Takin' It to the Streets"), his acclaimed solo
recordings ("On My Own," "Sweet Freedom," "I
Keep Forgetting") and his guest performances on recordings with
Quincy Jones (USA for Africa),
Christopher Cross, and countless others.
a period in the '80s Michael McDonald became a major, although
not always completely consistent, hit songwriter. He recorded an
abortive solo session for Bell Records in the early '70s, but found
greater fame as a guest vocalist with
Steely Dan and as a
member of the Doobie
Brothers. McDonald was instrumental in steering the latter's sound
towards highly commercial soul-based rock.
Following his departure from the
Brothers in 1982, Michael McDonald embarked on a popular solo career. He had
already won a Grammy for the
Brothers hit, co-written with
Kenny Loggins, "What A Fool Believes," but during the '80s he had
his compositions recorded by numerous artists, including
Franklin, Millie Jackson and
Carly Simon. He almost made the top of
the US charts in 1982 with the soulful "I Keep Forgettin' (Every
Time You're Near)." His "Yah Mo B There," recorded with
Ingram in 1984, is a modern soul classic it is not often that
a white singer is able to write and sing in a predominantly black music
genre with such conviction and integrity.
The 1985 album "No Lookin' Back" was a dance favorite, and was
followed the next year by his epic US number 1 duet with
LaBelle, "On My Own." During that year, he enjoyed an
international hit with
the graceful "Sweet Freedom," the theme from the movie "Running
Scared." In the 90s, he joined the
His is the smooth voice that is equally at home
singing righteous Rhythm and Blues, Memphis-style soul, traditional
gospel or soul-searching ballads. You're sure to be inspired.
Hit songs include --
- I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near)
- Enemy Within
- No Lookin' Back
- Sweet Freedom
- Take It To Heart
- Ain't No Mountain High Enough
- (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher
- All We Got
- Reach Out, I'll Be There
- I Heard It Through the Grapevine
- I Stand For You
- Tear It Up
- I Gotta Try
- Bad Times
- Love T.K.O.
Michael McDonald may be available for your next special event!
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Genre: Rock 1
.Adult Contemporary. / AdultContemporary
.Classic Rock. / ClassicRock
.Blue-Eyed Soul. / BlueEyedSoul
.Pop/Rock. / PopRock
.Contemporary Pop/Rock. / ContemporaryPopRock
.Soft Rock. / SoftRock
x80s, x90s, x00s, x10s, x20s
Born: ..in Missouri / born nMissouri
Born: ..in St. Louis / born StLouisMO
Born: Feb 12, 1952
Based: ..in US
Based: ..in California / based nCalifornia
Based: ..in Santa Barbara
/ based SantaBarbaraCA
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