Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald, born in Saint Louis, Missouri, on February 12, 1952, is an award-winning American singer-songwriter and pianist who writes for himself and other artists.

For the official website, see Michael McDonald.


Michael McDonald joined the Doobie Brothers in 1976.

Michael McDonald left the Doobie Brothers in 1982.

Michael McDonald married Amy Holland, an American singer-songwriter, in 1983.

Michael McDonald was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Music from Berklee College of Music in 2011.


1982: If That’s What It Takes
1985: No Lookin’ Back
1986: Sweet Freedom
1990: Take It To Heart
1993: Blink Of An Eye
2000: Blue Obsession
2001: In The Spirit
2003: Motown
2004: Motown Two
2005: Through The Many Winters
2008: Soul Speak
2017: Wide Open
2017: Soundstage – Live On Soundstage
2018: Season Of Peace

2001: A Gathering Of Friends
2003: Sondstage
2004: Soundstage
2008: Soundstage – Motown
2010: Soundstage – This Christmas
2018: Soundstage – Live On Soundstage

Ambrosia: 1997: Anthology
David Pack: 1985: Anywhere You Go
Doobie Brothers: 1976: Takin’ It To The Streets
Doobie Brothers: 1977: Livin’ On The Fault Line
Doobie Brothers: 1978: Minute By Minute
Doobie Brothers: 1982: One Step Closer
Doobie Brothers: 1983: Farewell Tour
First Call: 1996: First Call
Kenny Loggins: 1979: Keep The Fire
Kenny Loggins: 1993: Outside From The Redwoods
James Ingram: 1983: It’s Your Night
Patti LaBelle: 1986: Winner In You
Various Artists: 1986: Running Scared

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