Michael Mcdonald

Michael Mcdonald

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Michael McDonald is an American singer,-songwriter and record producer. His music career spans more than forty years with highlights that include performing with Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers and collaborating with Aretha Franklin.

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Michael Mcdonald
  • Michael McDonald - Interview Pt. 13

    Episode 1

    Carvin Winans sits down with Michael McDonald to discuss “What A Fool Believes”, the writing of the song, and meeting Kenny Rogers for the first time.

  • Michael McDonald - Interview Pt. 12

    Episode 2

    Carvin Winans sits down with Michael McDonald to discuss Marvin Gaye’s song “What’s Going On”, the personal meaning behind it, and how it transcends social barriers.

  • Michael McDonald - Interview Pt. 11

    Episode 3

    Carvin Winans sits down with Michael McDonald to discuss his two gospel albums, James Ingram, and his experience with gospel music.

  • Michael McDonald - Interview Pt. 10

    Episode 4

    Carvin Winans sits down with Michael McDonald to discuss the lyrics of “Takin’ It To The Street”, the call and response music style, and how the song relates to church.

  • Michael McDonald - Interview Pt. 9

    Episode 5

    Carvin Winans sits down with Michael McDonald to discuss when he knew he could pursue music, his starting band, and his first record deal.

  • Michael McDonald - Interview Pt. 8

    Episode 6

    Carvin Winans sits down with Michael McDonald to discuss his musical roots, singing in bars, and performing music as a young child.

  • Michael McDonald - Interview Pt. 7

    Episode 7

    Carvin Winans sits down with Michael McDonald to discuss overcoming addictions, higher power, and meditation.

  • Michael McDonald - Interview Pt. 6

    Episode 8

    Carvin Winans sits down with Michael McDonald to discuss the song “Peace”, his experience at the Perfecting Church in Detroit, and writing the song “Peace”.

  • Michael McDonald - Interview Pt. 5

    Episode 9

    Carvin Winans sits down with Michael McDonald to discuss working with Take 6, the song “Amazing Grace”, and the importance of spirituality.

  • Michael McDonald - Interview Pt. 4

    Episode 10

    Carvin Winans sits down with Michael McDonald to discuss his first experience with gospel music, the first gospel group he was a part of, and gospel music in St.Louis.

  • Michael McDonald - Interview Pt. 3

    Episode 11

    Carvin Winans sits down with Michael McDonald to discuss growing up in the Irish Catholic Church, attending Catholic school, and his family’s religious practises.

  • Michael McDonald - Interview Pt. 2

    Episode 12

    Carvin Winans sits down with Michael McDonald to discuss gospel music’s influence on other forms of music, great gospel singers, and Nat King Cole.

  • Michael McDonald - Interview Pt. 1

    Episode 13

    Carvin Winans sits down with Michael McDonald to discuss his first big hit, inspiration from gospel music, and listening to the radio as a young boy.