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Steely Dan alumnus and former The Doobie Brothers’ frontman Michael McDonald is the latest iconic artist to be featured on the fourth season of public television’s critically acclaimed conversation series Speakeasy. The five-time GRAMMY Award winner is joined by the co-producer of his 1993 album Blink of An Eye, Russ Titleman to discuss McDonald’s storied career, how he got his start, and his legacy. Speakeasy airs on Public Television and public television’s WORLD Channel. Air dates and times are available at www.speakeasytalks.com.
A master of “blue-eyed soul”, Michael McDonald is a musician with an absolutely staggering career. In the business for over 45 years, he was a member of the iconic band Steely Dan and fronted The Doobie Brothers prior to launching an auspicious solo career. He has collaborated with a number of artists across a multitude of genres including Kenny Loggins, Ray Charles, Barbara Streisand, Van Halen, Patti LaBelle, Aretha Franklin, Thundercat and Toto. McDonald’s first original album in nearly 17 years, Wide Open, is now available in stores and online. www.michaelmcdonald.com
Season 4 of Speakeasy features an all new group of iconic artists, Grammy Award winners, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees, and beloved musicians engaging in intimate conversations between friends. Each episode gives fans an inside look into some never before told stories from some of the world’s most prolific performers including Sting, Shaggy, Joe Elliott, Lenny Kravitz, members of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Michael McDonald, and Billy Gibbons. Full episodes will also be available at www.speakeasytalks.com.
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