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The best album by The Doobie Brothers is Minute By Minute which is ranked number 3,724 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 369.

The Doobie Brothers is ranked number 1,207 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 1,053.

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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.

Minute By MinuteUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1978Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1978:75Rank Score:369
Rank in 1970s711Overall Rank:3,724
Average Rating:  75/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.

The Captain And MeUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1973Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1973:80Rank Score:352
Rank in 1970s735Overall Rank:3,886
Average Rating:  73/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

Toulouse StreetUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1972Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1972:160Rank Score:108
Rank in 1970s1,509Overall Rank:9,638
Average Rating:  76/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.

Best Of The Doobies
Compilation
United States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1976Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1976:175Rank Score:79
Rank in 1970s1,886Overall Rank:13,012
Average Rating:  76/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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StampedeUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1975Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1975:225Rank Score:53
Rank in 1970s2,304Overall Rank:16,785
Average Rating:  74/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Farewell TourUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1983Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 1983:265Rank Score:34
Rank in 1980s2,886Overall Rank:20,127
Average Rating:  76/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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What Were Once Vices Are Now HabitsUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1974Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1974:261Rank Score:33
Rank in 1970s2,696Overall Rank:20,382
Average Rating:  74/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Takin' It To The StreetsUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1976Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1976:349Rank Score:10
Rank in 1970s3,689Overall Rank:31,457
Average Rating:  67/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Livin' On The Fault LineUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1977Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1977:414Rank Score:5
Rank in 1970s4,321Overall Rank:37,439
Average Rating:  69/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The Doobie BrothersUnited States The Doobie Brothers
Year of Release:1971Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 1971:446Rank Score:5
Rank in 1970s4,349Overall Rank:37,675
Average Rating:  73/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 1,207

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The Doobie Brothers best tracks

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1.Long Train Runnin'
(from the album The Captain And Me)
 84/100 (11 votes)
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2.Listen To The Music
(from the album Toulouse Street)
 84/100 (12 votes)
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3.Long Train Runnin'
(from the album Best Of The Doobies)
 84/100 (10 votes)
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4.Black Water
(from the album Best Of The Doobies)
 82/100 (9 votes)
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5.China Grove
(from the album The Captain And Me)
 82/100 (12 votes)
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6.What A Fool Believes
(from the album Minute By Minute)
 82/100 (9 votes)
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7.Listen To The Music [Long Version]
(from the album Best Of The Doobies)
 81/100 (8 votes)
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8.China Grove
(from the album Best Of The Doobies)
 80/100 (7 votes)
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9.Minute By Minute
(from the album Minute By Minute)
 80/100 (7 votes)
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10.It Keeps You Runnin'
(from the album Best Of The Doobies)
 80/100 (9 votes)
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11.South City Midnight Lady
(from the album The Captain And Me)
 80/100 (8 votes)
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12.Rockin' Down The Highway
(from the album Toulouse Street)
 79/100 (10 votes)
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13.Rockin' Down The Highway
(from the album Best Of The Doobies)
 79/100 (7 votes)
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14.Black Water
(from the album What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits)
 79/100 (5 votes)
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15.Jesus Is Just Alright
(from the album Best Of The Doobies)
 79/100 (7 votes)
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16.I Cheat The Hangman
(from the album Stampede)
 78/100 (4 votes)
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17.Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me)
(from the album Best Of The Doobies)
 78/100 (9 votes)
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18.Ukiah
(from the album The Captain And Me)
 78/100 (7 votes)
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19.Open Your Eyes
(from the album Minute By Minute)
 78/100 (5 votes)
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20.Takin' It To The Streets
(from the album Best Of The Doobies)
 78/100 (9 votes)
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The Doobie Brothers ratings

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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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