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 Encyclopedia: Michael McDonald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Michael McDonald is an American "blue-eyed soul" singer.
Michael McDonald is an American blue-eyed soul singer, known for his trademark husky tenor voice.
Michael MacDonald is a politician of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Michael-McDonald   (248 words)

 CAE: Michael McDonald, Ph.D.
McDonald is a co-investigator on the Genome Canada and Genome BC project, Democracy, Ethics and Genomics headed by Michael Burgess.
McDonald serves on several ethics committees in British Columbia and is the Canadian Bioethics Society representative to the Canadian Council on Animal Care.
McDonald’s work in business and professional ethics includes publications on accounting ethics, most notably the Ethics Reading Handbook which is used by the Certified General Accountants of Canada as a basic part of their distance education program for CGA status.
www.ethics.ubc.ca /mcdonald   (1854 words)

 Michael McDonald (actor) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Michael James McDonald (born December 31, 1964 in Fullerton, California, USA) is an actor currently starring in the sketch comedy MADtv.
One of his most popular characters is Stuart, a strange little boy with the body of a full-grown man. He's been part of the MADtv cast since season four (1998).
Michael quit his job at the bank, and enrolled himself in Grounding's improv program.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Michael_McDonald_(actor)   (178 words)

 Michael McDonald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
McDonald & Associates have an extensive intellectual property practice advising various government instrumentalities including the Victoria Police Force in relation to intellectual property matters, and in particular, the commercialisation of the vast intellectual property resources of the Victoria Police.
Michael has extensive commercial and litigation experience, acting for a number of other companies and individuals, and having been involved in a number of major projects and acquisitions.
Michael maintains close ties with the Philippines and is Honorary Consul General for the Philippines in Victoria and a former President of the Australia-Philippines Business Council.
www.maclaw.com.au /michael.htm   (377 words)

 Michael McDonald (XI)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Michael McDonald was born and raised in Fullerton, Orange County, California...
In the Heat of Passion II: Unfaithful (1994) (as Michael James McDonald)....
In the Heat of Passion (1992) (as Michael James McDonald)....
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 MICHAEL McDONALD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
McDONALD introduced the next song, "On My Own" by saying it was the duet he recorded with PATTI LaBELLE but that he had not performed it in a while because he didn’t have a singer in the band who could handle LaBELLE’s part.
Eventually he made the necessary adjustment and she was back in the key with the rest of the band but, by then, damage to the song – and the moment - had already been done.
On December 16, MICHAEL McDONALD was a special musical guest on "The Late Show with David Letterman", sitting-in with the Paul Shafer and the band.
www.vocalmusician.com /Reviews/michael_mcdonald_at_birchmere.htm   (890 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: The Very Best of Michael McDonald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Michael's solo career is also noteworthy for his duets, particularly with James Ingram on "Yah Mo B There" (#19 in 1984), and with Patti LaBelle on the smash hit "On My Own" (#1 in 1986).
Michael McDonald was brought into the Doobie Brothers to fill in for lead vocalist Tom Johnston during a 1975 tour.
McDonald soars highest when alone as he is an exceptional balladeer, even when his material borders on treacly, as it does on the plaintive "Our Love" and the yearning "Matters of the Heart".
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00004YLIV?v=glance   (2439 words)

 umusic.ca :: Michael McDonald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
McDonald would never say, but we can, that he walked that tightrope he mentioned with his customary style, bringing new sophistication to all-time Tamla greats such as Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I Heard It Through The Grapevine and Since I Lost My Baby.
But as Michael readily admits, for all their rock credentials, they were never far from a soul mood.
The mission is truly accomplished on Michael McDonald Motown, and he will be emphasising the point with his band on tour to bring these songs to live audiences in due course.
umusic.ca /michaelmcdonald   (1508 words)

 Michael McDonald, 03 March 2004, Paramount Theatre, Denver, CO
Paramount Theatre, Denver, CO The earliest recollection I have of Michael McDonald was when he and the rest of the Doobie Brothers appeared on an episode of the SitCom "What's Happening!!" in the 1970s.
Michael's triple encore included "Takin It To The Streets", and three songs with guest singer/guitarist Keb Mo (who just happened to be in town), including a cover of Booker T. Jones' "Ole Man Trouble".
Michael is definitely in a groove bigger and better than anything we've seen from him in over 15 years.
home.att.net /~StevenT/Reviews/20040303.htm   (562 words)

 Michael McDonald Biography and Update at Soul Tracks
McDonald’s approach to the album was reverent – not pilfering old songs to introduce them to a new generation as his own, but covering the Sounds of Detroit as a way of paying homage to the great original writers, producers and artists.
But Michael McDonald's 2002 smash Motown was rightly greeted with cheers, as one of the great soul vocalists of our time created a solid tribute to the arguably the greatest collection of soul music from the greatest soul label ever.
The esteem with which artists hold McDonald is also indicated by the top notch band that has been put together for this disc, including musicians such as Billy Preston, Nathan East and Lenny Castro as well as great vocal help from Darwin Hobbs, Toni Braxton and one of our SoulTracks favorites, Kevin Whalum.
www.soultracks.com /michael_mcdonald.htm   (1118 words)

 Michael J. McDonald (Mack) Music Producer / Engineer Bio
In recent years, McDonald was the highly requested engineer for albums by such artists as The Monkees, guitar rockers The Hellecasters, legendary jazz drummer Alphonse Mouzon, poet and composer Rod McKuen, and blues singer / actor Jim Belushi.
McDonald's talent for recording music of various cultures has allowed him to travel the globe, tracking and mixing for artists like Japanese superstar, Seiko Matsuda (Sony), Czechoslovakia's top singer Vasho Padejl (Opus), Finnish pop princess Merve (EMI), Argentine rocker Miguel Mateos (BMG) and Australian crooner Peter Allen (RCA).
McDonald has taken his encyclopedic knowledge of music into the realm of film and television.
www.socal.com /articles/1133-74.html   (442 words)

 DVD Verdict Review - Soundstage Presents Michael McDonald: Live In Concert
But the guy who may be the best of all of them is Michael McDonald, whose buttery-smooth baritone is one of the most immediately recognizable voices in all of popular music.
McDonald penned some of their biggest hits in that time—"It Keeps You Runnin'," "Takin' It To The Streets," "Minute by Minute," and "What a Fool Believes" to name a few (the latter co-written with Kenny Loggins, incidentally).
McDonald is absolutely not one of those aging rock stars working the county fair circuit, trying to pretend he's still got talent.
www.dvdverdict.com /reviews/soundstagemcdonald.php   (1536 words)

 Michael McDonald : Motown - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
Michael McDonald never disguises what his seventh solo album is: the title Motown makes it clear that this 2003 effort is a tribute to the glory days of Berry Gordy's Detroit empire.
Since this is McDonald, not a neo-soul neophyte, this is cleanly and sharply produced, relying heavily on synthesizers, drum machines, and professional vocalists, but anybody who has spent any time with his solo records will find this not to be objectionable, but par for the course.
If McDonald doesn't reinvent these songs -- hell, he uses the original arrangements as a blueprint, then cleans them up -- he does display a love and reverence for the work, and his singing is passionate throughout.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,2587213,00.html   (278 words)

 Michael McDonald reunites with 'Colors' - 12/21/01   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Michael McDonald was with the "Colors of Christmas" when it started out as a variety show in Pasadena, Calif.
   Although McDonald's commercial fortunes have fallen off considerably from the late 1970s, when, following a stint with Steely Dan, he joined the Doobie Brothers and helped that group achieve their greatest popularity ever, it's not as if he hasn't maintained a presence on the music scene.
   McDonald also continued to do solo tours during the '90s, as well as a much-touted reunion tour with the Doobie Brothers in 1996.
www.detnews.com /2001/entertainment/0112/21/e06-372312.htm   (496 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: Motown [ENHANCED]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Michael McDonald's distinctive voice is perfect for covering soul standards from the golden era of Motown Records.
Michael seems to have a special affinity with Stevie Wonder in particular, including "Higher Ground" on his best of compilation, as well as covering four of his songs on this collection.
I admire Michael MacDonald as a composer as a singer and as a performer...
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00009PJQX?v=glance   (891 words)

Easily one of the most distinctive voices of the 70s, Michael McDonald’s soulful baritone can woo a crowd, evoke a tear (or two) and hustle up some serious rhythm and blues.
Suddenly in 1982, McDonald announced he was leaving to pursue a solo career.
Joining McDonald on stage were Bernie Chiaravalle (g), Charles Frichtel (b), Marc Harris, his wife of twenty years Amy Holland McDonald (v), Vince Denham (sax), and Yvette Preyer (d), with whom he sang a duet on No Love to Be Found.
www.thecutting-edge.net /mmcdonald.html   (488 words)

 Michael McDonald
Michael chatted with Delilah late last year about his platinum hit album of Motown covers and how the music on it touched Michael's soul.
Michael also explains how he and the creators of the album never thought it would achieve as wide of success as it did.
Michael talks about playing with the same musicians for the past 20 years, his joy of playing and writing, the close emotional connection that Michael's gained with songs he's heard over time and what's he's learned from them.
www.radiodelilah.com /content2/michael_mcdonald.html   (237 words)

 Michael McDonald
With his husky, soulful baritone, Michael McDonald became one of the most distinctive and popular vocalists to emerge from the laidback California pop/rock scene of the late '70s.
McDonald found the middle ground between blue-eyed soul and smooth soft-rock, a sound which made him a star.
The following year, McDonald planned to release Blue Obsession, his first album of new material in three years, but the record was pulled from the schedule due to a conflict between him and his label, Reprise.
www.bluedesert.dk /michaelmcdonald.html   (1363 words)

 Smooth Jazz Now : Michael McDonald
Michael McDonald, one of the most recognizable voices on the planet will release his second Motown album October 26.
McDonald says he tried very hard not to think about it but the singer heard a rumor last Wednesday that his "Motown" album might be nominated.
Mcdonald says if he doesn't win he'll do what everyone does put on his "best face for the cameras." McDonald already has five Grammys with the Doobie Brothers and as a solo act.
www.smoothjazznow.com /artist_michael_mcdonald.htm   (1233 words)

 NPR : Michael McDonald, Live in Studio 4A   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
For Michael McDonald, a performer in his own right, it's quite another to actually sing those songs on his own CD.
Michael McDonald's official Web site features tour information, photos and a timeline.
The Michael McDonald Pages, a fan site, looks back at the singer's career, including his stints with the Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=1304680   (501 words)

 Blue Obsession, Ramp Records, Michael Mcdonald
McDonald has hardly shifted his allegiances; the studio-crafted grooves and plummy vocals here could have come from any of his post-Doobies records.
The music rarely surprises--though the opening cut, "All I Need," does indicate that McDonald may be at least sympathetic to hip-hop--but he does throw a curve with a cover of Neil Young's "Down by the River" that probably won't capture a lot of airplay on smooth-jazz stations.
I know he never really went away, but I consider this album the beginning of Michael's "comeback." True, it wasn't a big commercial success, but I think this was his most solid album since No Looking Back (his second solo album.) There's quite a few VERY good songs on here.
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 McDonald, Michael --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As front man for the 1970s band The Doobie Brothers, Michael McDonald became a fixture on rock radio with his soulful vocals and keyboards.
More results on "McDonald, Michael" when you join.
In 2004 soprano Audra McDonald, best known as the luminous golden-voiced star of the American musical theatre, was rewarded with a Tony Award (her fourth) for best performance by a featured actress for her portrayal of Ruth Younger in the drama A Raisin in the Sun.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9312416?tocId=9312416   (850 words)

 Michael McDonald @ Filmbug
McDonald quit his job as a banker, enrolled in the Groundling's Improv Program, and became a member of the troupe from 1992 to 1997.
McDonald is single and resides in Los Angeles.
Tell us what you think of Michael McDonald in the Filmbug forum...
www.filmbug.com /db/344669   (190 words)

 MTV.com - Michael McDonald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
With his husky, soulful baritone, Michael McDonald became one of the most distinctive and popular vocalists to emerge from the laid-back California pop/rock scene of the late '70s.
After singing backup on several Steely Dan albums in the mid-'70s, Michael McDonald joined the Doobie Brothers in 1977.
In 1994, "I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near)" was sampled heavily in Warren G's smash hit "Regulate." By 1996, McDonald had returned to the Doobie Brothers, touring the oldies circuit with the reunited group.
www.mtv.com /bands/az/mcdonald_michael_1_/bio.jhtml   (482 words)

 McDonald at Law, Personal Injury Attorney-Lancaster PA, Michael P McDonald
If you've been injured due to the negligence, carelessness or fault of another, Michael P. McDonald, Lancaster PA personal injury attorney, will stand beside you.
As a nationally board certified specialist, Attorney McDonald is one of the select few in the United States with the power to obtain maximum results for you.
McDonald has obtained the largest non-death trial verdict in a personal injury case in the history of Lancaster County
www.mcdonaldatlaw.com   (137 words)

 Facts About Michael McDonald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Produced by Michael McDonald, Shannon Forrest and Grady Walker, the album will be available throughout November and December 2005 exclusively at Hallmark Gold Crown® stores.
McDonald finds a musical common ground with an age-old African-American spiritual, “What Month Was Jesus Born In,” and with his arrangement of the classic “Come O Come, Emmanuel.” The second original song on the album, “Christmas on the Bayou,” is based on a French-Cajun children’s song entitled “St. Nicholas.”
McDonald decided to take this direction after suggestions from The Irish Tenors.
pressroom.hallmark.com /music_michael_mcdonald_facts.html   (579 words)

 DVD.net : Michael McDonald - A Gathering of Friends - DVD Review
The smooth baritone voice of Michael McDonald will be forever linked to the modern west coast pop/rock sound that emerged from California during the mid to late 1970s in bands such as The Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan and The Eagles.
Michael (a nice name don't you think?!) raised his profile during the mid 1970s when he performed guest vocals on a few Steely Dan tracks and hit the big time in 1977 when he joined The Doobie Brothers.
The nineties were a little quieter for McDonald, but in 1996 The Doobie Brothers reformed and Michael was kept busy touring with the band.
www.dvd.net.au /review.cgi?review_id=1316   (960 words)

 Michael Mcdonald Presents Concert Video Proceeds To NAMM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
CARLSBAD, CA (July 19, 2001)—The echoes of the Yamaha Millennium Concert, a musical tribute to the career of singer-songwriter Michael McDonald at Winter NAMM 2000 in Los Angeles, may have died—but the event's real impact is just beginning.
The sum, which represents McDonald's proceeds from the sale of the concert video rights to Image Entertainment, will go to support four NAMM affiliates that promote music and music making: the American Music Conference (AMC), the International Foundation for Music Research (IFMR), the Mr.
The video, titled "Michael McDonald: A Gathering of Friends," will be released in mid-September.
www.giles.com /yamaha1/pressreleases/corp/mcdonald701.htm   (290 words)

 Blogcritics.org: CD Review: Michael McDonald — The Ultimate Collection
It’s important to note that Michael McDonald produced the album himself, so it’s probably safe to say that it represents the artist’s view of what an ultimate collection of his music entails.
Speaking of music of the 80’s, McDonald’s non-Doobies contributions to this album from that decade are by far the weakest on this collection.
If you are looking to purchase one Michael McDonald “best of” album, I recommend you get this one for the fact that this is the only one with McDonald’s Doobie Brothers hits.
blogcritics.org /archives/2005/08/15/000617.php   (1292 words)

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