Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Years Active: 1971–present
Genres: Soft Rock, Pop, Adult Contemporary, R&B, Soul
Michael McDonald was born on February 12, 1952 in St. Louis, Missouri, and is a five-time Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter. McDonald was drawn to music from an early age and by the time he was a teenager he was singing in local bands. One of the groups he sang with was called Blue, which gained him some attention from local music industry reps. As a result McDonald decided to move to Los Angeles in 1970 in an effort to pursue a music career. Shortly afterwards, McDonald began his professional career singing back-up vocals with Steely Dan, he then went on to become a member of The Doobie Brothers from 1976 to 1981, when lead singer Tom Johnston became ill during a national tour. In...
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