A prominent part of the soundtrack to our times, Michael McDonald has been awarded an impressive five Grammys. In the course of his forty-year career, he has collaborated with great artists such as Kenny Loggins, Van Halen, Patti LaBelle, and Aretha Franklin; served as an integral member of both Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers; and maintained a stunning solo career.While a member of the Doobie Brothers, McDonald sang lead on the hits "Takin' It to the Streets", "Minute by Minute", and "What a Fool Believes", among others. As a solo artist, McDonalds hit "I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near)" peaked at #4 on the Billboard Pop Singles charts and has been heavily sampled.
"His instantly identifiable, soulful vocals have made him a pop culture icon." - Rolling Stone