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The best album by The Doobie Brothers is The Captain And Me which is ranked number 4,193 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 252.

The Doobie Brothers is ranked number 1,363 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 675.

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The Doobie Brothers best albums

The following albums by The Doobie Brothers are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1.

The Captain And MeUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1973Appears in:19 charts
Rank in 1973:89Rank Score:252
Rank in 1970s765Overall Rank:4,194
Average Rating: 70/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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2.

Minute By MinuteUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1978Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1978:115Rank Score:164
Rank in 1970s986Overall Rank:5,882
Average Rating: 73/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.

Toulouse StreetUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1972Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1972:179Rank Score:73
Rank in 1970s1,650Overall Rank:11,574
Average Rating: 74/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Of The DoobiesUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1976Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1976:155Rank Score:65
Rank in 1970s1,758Overall Rank:12,470
Average Rating: 73/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

StampedeUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1975Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1975:205Rank Score:46
Rank in 1970s2,032Overall Rank:14,915
Average Rating: 72/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Farewell TourUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1983Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 1983:216Rank Score:34
Rank in 1980s2,438Overall Rank:16,775
Average Rating: 72/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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What Were Once Vices Are Now HabitsUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1974Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1974:223Rank Score:30
Rank in 1970s2,297Overall Rank:17,466
Average Rating: 73/100 (9 votes)
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One Step CloserUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1980Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 1980:412Rank Score:3
Rank in 1980s4,515Overall Rank:31,594
Average Rating: 70/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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CyclesUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1989Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1989:525Rank Score:3
Rank in 1980s4,533Overall Rank:31,732
Average Rating: 70/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Takin' It To The StreetsUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1976Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1976:345Rank Score:3
Rank in 1970s3,618Overall Rank:32,894
Average Rating: 72/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 1,363

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The Doobie Brothers best tracks

The best tracks by The Doobie Brothers are listed below:

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1.Long Train Runnin'
(from the album Best Of The Doobies)
83/100 (7 votes)
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2.Black Water
(from the album Best Of The Doobies)
82/100 (5 votes)
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3.Listen to the Music [Long Version]
(from the album Best Of The Doobies)
82/100 (5 votes)
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4.Listen to the Music
(from the album Toulouse Street)
81/100 (5 votes)
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5.China Grove
(from the album The Captain And Me)
80/100 (4 votes)
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6.Jesus Is Just Alright
(from the album Best Of The Doobies)
80/100 (3 votes)
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7.It Keeps You Runnin'
(from the album Best Of The Doobies)
80/100 (5 votes)
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8.Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me)
(from the album Best Of The Doobies)
79/100 (5 votes)
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9.Long Train Runnin'
(from the album The Captain And Me)
79/100 (4 votes)
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10.China Grove
(from the album Best Of The Doobies)
79/100 (4 votes)
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11.Rockin' Down the Highway
(from the album Best Of The Doobies)
79/100 (3 votes)
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12.Takin' It to the Streets
(from the album Best Of The Doobies)
78/100 (5 votes)
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13.South City Midnight Lady
(from the album The Captain And Me)
78/100 (4 votes)
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14.What a Fool Believes
(from the album Minute By Minute)
77/100 (3 votes)
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15.Ukiah
(from the album The Captain And Me)
76/100 (3 votes)
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16.Jesus is Just Alright
(from the album Toulouse Street)
76/100 (4 votes)
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17.Clear As The Driven Snow
(from the album The Captain And Me)
76/100 (3 votes)
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18.Rockin' Down the Highway
(from the album Toulouse Street)
76/100 (4 votes)
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19.Dark Eyed Cajun Woman
(from the album The Captain And Me)
75/100 (3 votes)
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20.The Captian And Me
(from the album The Captain And Me)
75/100 (3 votes)
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The Doobie Brothers ratings

Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 11 votes)
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76/100
 
65/100
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From Willie24 11/09/2013 18:40
The Doobie Brotherswere formed around Tom Johnson in southern California in 1970 and were signed to Warner Brothers. After the failure of their debut album the first incarnation of the Doobie Brothers went on to have a string of successful albums through the early seventies. Their sound is difficult to pigeonhole as it is influenced by country, blues and also has a funky feel. Suffice to say that with three guitarists there is some great guitar duelling and with two drummers the sound is full and complex and usually rocks along at a terrific pace. At times the ‘Doobies’ do go over the top with their production and their sound can be almost a rock equivalent to Phil Spector’s ‘wall of sound’.

Everything changed in the spring of 1975 when Johnson was struck down by a stomach related illness and Michael McDonald was recruited at short notice to play keyboards and to cover on vocals on a major tour. nald assumed leadership and determined the musical direction of the band which is now much more soul than rock and has a tighter more open sound.

the band produced some great music and went on to have another three top ten albums and a string of hit singles into the early eighties. It is perhaps true to say that by this time the Doobies had evolved into something that was little more than Michael McDonald backing band. However for most fans of the Doobies the West Coast rock and boogie of the early seventies with Tom Johnson at he helm ably supported by Patrick Simmons was the best of times.
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