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The Doobie Brothers Perform “Listen To The Music” & “Taking It To The Streets” On CMAs

With a brand new country record released this week, it’s not surprising that The Doobie Brothers made a special appearance at the Country Music Awards Wednesday night to preview their album, Southbound. All current band […]


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Hendrix At 70: From Lemmy To Frampton, Legends Sound off

Tuesday (November 27) marks 70 years since the birth of Jimi Hendrix, the man who changed electric guitar and rock’n’roll forever. For the past few weeks, CBS Local has discussed the man’s impact with musicians who came after him, his peers, and even one of his main inspirations. Everyone felt his influence, whether it was on their guitar playing, or their singing. Some even found a new direction for their life thanks to Jimi.


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Hendrix At 70: “He Changed The Whole Landscape” – Tom Johnston of The Doobie Brothers

Tom Johnston of The Doobie Brothers was one of many artists inspired by Jimi; he told CBS Local that in the short period that Hendrix made records (1966-1970) “Musically, he changed the whole landscape, he was doin’ things that nobody was doin’.” While much has been said about Hendrix’s live showmanship, Johnston was more impressed by what Jimi did in the studio, including his use of feedback and backwards recording.


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Top Ten Songs This Week In 1973

Let’s take look back at the top ten songs this week in 1973!


The Doobie Brothers Take a Little Time Out to Go Crazy

New Orleans funk. Olde English style pub rock. Classic guitar pickin’.  A guest appearance by a country music superstar. [lastfm]The Doobie Brothers[/lastfm] haven’t released a new album in ten years and with the eclectic mix of musical […]