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Michael McDonald


Michael McDonald (1986)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1986

The ex-Dan/Doobies man looks back at his career, discusses his art and ruminates on the meaning of "white soul".

File format: mp3; in 2 parts, total file sizes: 49.9mb, total interview length: 54' 25" sound quality: ****


Michael McDonald: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Barney Hoskyns, Guardian, The, 1985

THIS SHOW proved one thing and proved it triumphantly: you can be a paunchy, greying white Californian with a supremely uncool-looking band and still have ...

Michael McDonald: I Survived The Doobies

Profile and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, December 1986

ON THE FACE of it, Michael McDonald is the kind of West Coast AOR "artist" who has been reviled in NME circles since time – ...

LA's hi-tech soul singer: Michael McDonald

Profile and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Times, The, 1987

The preview in Thursday's Independent said it all: "Placid white soul-funker, conservative stuff even by Los Angeles standards." You could not hope to find a ...

Michael McDonald: Behind the Mike

Interview by Nick Coleman, Time Out, April 1987

Though he's forsaken Doobies for duets, Michael McDonald's still basking in sunshine and success. Nick Coleman gets him on a bad line. ...

see also Doobie Brothers

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