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CAT Episode 128 - John McFee (The Doobie Brothers)

Sittin' In With The CAT

Release Date: 05/22/2022

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Sittin' In With The CAT

, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band , launched his music career with the in the early 1960's.  One of rock's premier singer/songwriters, Richie's career continued to prosper with country rock legends and also the band.  Releasing 9 solo studio albums along the way, his latest is In The Country.  Multi-award winning program director hooked up with Richie in June of 2022 to talk about his latest album, his beginning in the music industry, playing at one of the top music festivals of all-time and the reunion of Buffalo Springfield.  Our showcase segment...

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has been a steady force, as drummer in since 1985.  In the bands' early days you'd find them on tour with Kiss, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake, Alice Cooper and many other mainstream rock bands of that time.  After several vocalist changes and 13 albums,  Great White is still rockin' audiences today!  Multi-award winning program director, , caught up with Audie in November of 2012 to talk about his favorite drummers of his youth, how he hooked up with Great White, the bands' Grammy nomination, their album Elation and much more!  Great White's most recent album is Full...

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has a heritage from the deep south in Louisiana.  He's an amazing guitarist, vocalist and songwriter who parlays his roots into an awesome sound of blues and blues rock music.  A Grammy nominee, Tab's also garnered numerous other accolades including B.B. King Entertainer of the Year awards along with many Blues Music Awards,  You'll also find him in the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.  Multi award-winning program director hung out with Tab at his tour bus in May of 2022 to talk about his Legacy release, music making style, his record company and much, much more. ...

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was originial member and bassist for the band , who were formed in 1968.  He was just 15 years old at the time.  He wrote the mega-hit "All Right Now" for the band and also "Every Kinda People" that Robert Palmer recorded in 1978.  Andy was also briefly in John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers group.  , multi-award winning program director, reached back in CAT's archives to retrieve our interview with Andy from March of 2010, 5-years before his passing, to share insights from his musical career.  Andy's last album was titled On Assignment.  In our showcase segment we...

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is co-founder of , a band launched in 1970.  His drumming and percussion work has been a mainstay in the five-time Grammy nominated group throughout the years.  In our interview with multi-award winning program director , Burleigh shares with us the transition of Ambrosia from a progressive rock band to one geared more towards popular music, the bands' latest work and his band , that includes his wife - a singer and keyboardist who was in Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefer Band.  You can listen to more from Ambrosia on where we feature co-founder . In our showcase segment, we...

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of is nearing nearly 30 years as a full-time member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band.  This multi-instrumentalist was a co-founder of Southern Pacific and played with numerous notable musicians including Elvis Costello, Van Morrison, Huey Lewis and The Grateful Dead.  In November of 2008 multi-award winning program director caught up with John at his hotel, before hitting the stage, to talk about several highlights of his musical career, life as a "Doobie," and the amazing craftmanship that only the band can deliver.  latest album is Liberte.  In our "showcase...

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co-founded back in 1969.  Throughout the years his keyboard work, along with his excellent songwriting and singing skills, have been a mainstay of the band.  These fantastic attributes has elevated him to one of the most sought after musicians in the world.  You'll find on records by The Doobie Brothers, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Bob Seger, Emmylou Harris, Jimmy Buffett and dozens more.  In April of 2022 interview with Bill, he shares his insights on the newest members of Little Feat, the bands' "Waiting For Columbus - 45th Anniversary Tour 2022," relationship with...

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was a rock band with blues and jazz undertones that emerged on the national music scene in 1969 and followed with 4 albums.  Candy Givens' vocals were powerful and stood side-by-side with Janis Joplin and Grace Slick as the leading ladies fronting rock bands back in the day.  The legendary guitarist , also helped launch the band as his career took off.  co-founder and band member (who co-founded ) shares their unique insights about the band with on this special "Blast From The Past" edition of our show.  Zephyr was on concert billings with Jim Hendrix and Led Zepplin...

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can be found in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice!  Inducted in 1998 as a co-founder of and again in 2017 as an original member of .  Throughout his career, Gregg sang and has been keyboardist in other groups including , and has released over a half-dozen solo albums since 1985.  Award-winning program director caught up with Gregg in March of 2009 to talk about his music heritage, how the blues impacted the sound of Santana, the supergroup The Storm, life as a solo artist and much more.  His latest release is Sonic Ranch.  In our showcase segment we feature two...

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is a singer-songwriter and guitarist who hails from Charleston, SC.  He hit the charts back in the late 1990's and early 2000's with four Top 40 songs.  A good friend of Hootie and the Blowfish, they hit the charts about the same time.  Multi-award winning program director caught up with Edwin in June of 2012 to talk about his Mercy Bound album, touring - being a "road warrior," and the importance of performing live and much more.  Edwin's latest single is We're All In This Together.  In our showcase segment, we're joined by Brownsville Station's guitarist . ...

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John McFee of The Doobie Brothers is nearing nearly 30 years as a full-time member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band.  This multi-instrumentalist was a co-founder of Southern Pacific and played with numerous notable musicians including Elvis Costello, Van Morrison, Huey Lewis and The Grateful Dead.  In November of 2008 multi-award winning program director Ray White caught up with John at his hotel, before hitting the stage, to talk about several highlights of his musical career, life as a "Doobie," and the amazing craftmanship that only the band can deliver.  The Doobie Brothers latest album is Liberte.  In our "showcase segment" we feature another "brother" who played full-time with the band from 1974 to 1979 - Jeff "Skunk" Baxter.  He was also in Steely Dan and has played on albums by over two dozen top performers.  His brand new album is titled Speed of Heat.  We close out this show with Joseph Williams who has been lead vocalist for Toto on over a half-dozen of their albums since 1986 and has nearly a dozen solo albums during his career, with the latest titled Denizen Tenant.  World-class musicians...you'll find them Sittin' In With The CAT!