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Classic Rock Revisited - Doobie Brothers Live at the Greek Theatre 1982 On CD & DVD Out Now

Posted on the 01 July 2011 by Ripplemusic

On June 28, The Doobie Brothers Live At The Greek Theatre 1982 will be released on CD and DVD through Eagle Rock Entertainment
The rafters of Berkeley, California’s famed Greek Theater shook with rock’n’roll fervor as the final date of the final tour of hometown heroes The Doobie Brothers brought many in the crowd that night to tears. Billed as their “Farewell Tour,” the band, guitarist/vocalist Pat Simmons, keyboardist/vocalist Michael McDonald, drummer Keith Knudson, guitarist/violinist/harmonica player John McFee, saxophonist/keyboardist/flautist Cornelius Bumpus, drummer/percussionist Chet McCracken, bassist Willie Weeks, and conga player Bob LaKind, pulled out all the stops on a set that revisited their every era.This incredible night included the surprise return of band co-founder Tom Johnston for the final two numbers. On their biggest hit, “Listen To The Music,” original member John Hartman also joined the band as did former members Tiran Porter and Michael Hossack. It would prove to be the last onstage Doobie Brothers music for five years.The two-hour 21-track DVD includes five bonus songs cut from the original film of the event:  “Little Darlin’ (I Need You),” “One Step Closer,” “Dependin’ On You,” “Real Love” and “”No Stoppin’ Us Now” as well as interviews with the band and its manager.
Since their self-titled debut in 1971, The Doobie Brothers have released thirteen studio albums, as well as several live albums and “Best Of” compilations. Live At The Greek Theatre 1982 is a welcome addition to their stunning musical repertoire, that captures an unforgettable celebration of their career.
CD Track Listing: 1) Listen To The Music 2) Sweet Maxine 3) Rockin’ Down The Highway 4) You Belong To Me 5) Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me) 6) Long Train Runnin’ 7) Black Water 8) Minute By Minute 9) Slat Key Soquel Rag 10) Out On The Streets 11) What A Fool Believes 12) Jesus Is Just Alright 13) Takin’ It To The Streets 14) China Grove 15) Listen To The Music
BONUS TRACKS: 16) Little Darling (I Need You) 17) One Step Closer 18) Dependin’ On You 19) Real Love
DVD Track Listing: 1) Listen To The Music 2) Sweet Maxine 3) Rockin’ Down The Highway 4) You Belong To Me 5) Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me) 6) Long Train Runnin’ 7) Black Water 8) Minute By Minute 9) Slat Key Soquel Rag 10) I Keep Forgettin’11) Out On The Streets 12) What A Fool Believes 13) Jesus Is Just Alright 14) Takin’ It To The Streets 15) China Grove 16) Listen To The Music

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