Brody & Samantha

Weekday Mornings 6AM-10AM


WEA International
Pop/Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Soft Rock, Album Rock, Boogie Rock

Album Review

One of the most inauspicious debuts by a major rock group, this subdued slice of country boogie might be called the missing link between Moby Grape and the later, revved-up Doobies of "Listen to the Music." Only a handful of West Coast hippies bought this record originally, but it lays the blueprint for the Doobies' future radio-friendly sound: chugging rhythm guitar, stretched-out harmonies, Tom Johnston's joyful R&B vocals, and Patrick Simmons' acoustic picking. A muffled mixing job helped keep this album in the morgue, which is sad, because "Nobody" and "Greenwood Creek" rate with some of Johnston's best tunes, and they deserve issuance on a definitive Doobie Brothers compilation.
Peter Kurtz, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Nobody
  2. Slippery St. Paul
  3. Greenwood Creek
  4. It Won't Be Right
  5. Travelin' Man
  6. Feelin' Down Farther
  7. The Master
  8. Growin' a Little Each Day
  9. The Beehive State
  10. Closer Every Day
  11. Chicago
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