Takin' It to the Streets is the sixth studio album by American rock band The Doobie Brothers. The album was released on March 19, 1976, by Warner Bros. It was the first to feature Michael McDonald on lead vocals. By late 1974, touring was beginning to take its toll on the band, especially leader Tom Johnston. Things became worse during touring in support of Stampede when he was diagnosed with stomach ulcers. His condition worsened and several shows had to be cancelled
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He agreed to join them and met them at the Le Pavillon Hotel in New Orleans where they moved on to a warehouse to rehearse for the next two days. Expecting to be finished once touring was completed, McDonald was surprised when the band invited him to the studio to work on their next album. com/Takin' It to the Streets (The Doobie Brothers album). Takin' It to the Streets. Takin' It to the Streets may refer to: Takin' It to the Streets (The Doobie Brothers album).
Takin' It to the Streets Lyrics. You don't know me but I'm your brother I was raised here in this living hell You don't know my kind in your world Fairly soon, the time will tell. You, telling me the things You're gonna do for me I ain't blind and I don't like What I think I see. (Taking it to the streets) Taking it to the streets (Taking it to the streets) No more need for running (Taking it to the streets). Take this message to my brother You will find him everywhere Wherever people live together Tied in poverty's despair. Takin' It to the Streets is a song by the American rock band The Doobie Brothers from the album of the same name. It was their first single with Michael McDonald on vocals and was written by McDonald. It was released in 1976. Takin' It to the Streets" Track Info. Written By Michael McDonald.
Takin it to the street. Gil from Dublin, GeorgiaI totally agree with Bruce-San Jose. I heard it today and was moved by the seemingly Spiritual emotion of the song. Micheal McDonald is a rare incredible talent. Bruce from San Jose, Calif Ever since I first heard the song as a kid ( I was in jr high at the time the song was released), to me the lyrics seemed like the Lord (or one of His Angels visiting incognito to survey things here) coming back to earth and seeing the wretched mess that we humans have made of things here in mortality. Charles from Charlotte, NcThe LP Taking it to the Streets is excellent. It marked a new sound for the Doobies with McDonald's R&B keyboard style and vocal stylings. Johnson and bass player Tyran Porter also contributed memorable cuts.
They showed an ability to expand on the lyricism of Patrick Simmons and Baxter's writing on "Wheels of Fortune," while the title track introduced McDonald's white funk sound cold to their output, successfully.
You don't know me but I'm your brother I was raised here in this living hell You don't know my kind in your world Fairly soon the time will tell You, telling me the things you're gonna do for me I ain't blind and I don't like what I think I see Takin' it to the streets. Takin' it to the streets Takin' it to the streets Takin' it to the streets
|A4||All Revved & Ready|
|B1||Play It Loud|
|B3||Take My Hand|
|B4||Takin' It To The Streets|
|B5||I Believe In You|