Prime Music
Qty:1

Sell yours for a Gift Card
We'll buy it for up to $0.80
Learn More
Trade in now
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Color:
  • The Doobie Brothers: Live at the Greek Theatre 1982 Farewell Tour
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player
      

The Doobie Brothers: Live at the Greek Theatre 1982 Farewell Tour


List Price: $9.99
Price: $8.39 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
You Save: $1.60 (16%)
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
23 new from $6.40 8 used from $7.55
Amazon Price New from Used from
DVD
"Please retry"
1-Disc Version
$8.39
$6.40 $7.55

Deal of the Week: Save up to 58% on "Hell on Wheels" Seasons
This week only, save on "Hell on Wheels" Seasons 1-3 on Blu-ray and DVD. Learn more


Frequently Bought Together

The Doobie Brothers: Live at the Greek Theatre 1982 Farewell Tour + Daryl Hall & John Oates- Live at the Troubadour
Price for both: $18.38

Buy the selected items together

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Product Details

  • Actors: Michael McDonald
  • Directors: Bruce Gowers
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, Dolby, DTS Surround Sound, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Eagle Rock Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: June 28, 2011
  • Run Time: 75 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0050JN8BE
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #14,812 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

Special Features

None.

Editorial Reviews

Recorded at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, California in 1982, this concert was the last date on the Doobie Brothers' "Farewell Tour". It was an emotional night and would be their last gig for 5 years. The band played a set containing all their best loved hits from across their career and were joined by founding member Tom Johnston for the last two tracks, with former members John Hartman (also from the original line-up), Tiran Porter and Michael Hossack coming on stage for the celebratory finale of "Listen To The Music". The band are in fantastic form and rise to the occasion magnificently, they can rarely have delivered a better performance throughout their distinguished career. - LINE-UP: Pat Simmons - guitars & vocals; Michael McDonald - keyboards & vocals; Keith Knudson - drums; John McFee - guitars, violin & harmonica; Cornelius Bumpus - saxophone, keyboards & flute; Chet McCracken - drums & percussion; Willie Weeks - bass; Bob LaKind - Congas. - TRACK LISTING: 1) Listen To The Music 2) Sweet Maxine 3) Rockin' Down The Highway 4) You Belong To Me 5) Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me) 6) Long Train Runnin' 7) Black Water 8) Minute By Minute 9) Slat Key Soquel Rag 10) I Keep Forgettin' 11) Out On The Streets 12) What A Fool Believes 13) Jesus Is Just Alright 14) Takin' It To The Streets 15) China Grove 16) Listen To The Music Five tracks from the concert that were cut from the original 1982 film: (1) Little Darling (I Need You) (2) One Step Closer (3) Dependin' On You (4) Real Love (5) No Stoppin' Us Now. - Interviews with the band members and manager.

Customer Reviews

The sound and video quality were quite good as well.
Jim
The concert has approximate running time of 120 minutes, plus you get bonus material of 5 bonus songs, and interviews with the band.
Gary Covington
Brings back a lot of good memories when rock bands were really sincere about their music.
unoduney

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

36 of 38 people found the following review helpful By j. on July 4, 2011
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
....because this DVD is totally restored in 2011. Excellent video and sound. I listened to the show in stereo, DTS 5.1 and Dolby 5.1 tracks, and found Dolby 5.1 in the standard sound-field was the best.

The concert is 74 minutes + (16 songs - Listen to the music starts and ends the show), plus there are 5 more concert songs from the same show (22 minutes) as a bonus. Also, there are some bonus musician interviews (Not during the concert, but as a bonus).

All the songs are great and very well done. There are a few surprise guests form the Doobies past on stage for the last few songs too.

This concert video will remain close to the DVD player and not end up at the bottom of the pile as a memory. NOTE: Check out the CD version for the track listing and sound samples - The CD sound samples do not do the concert justice - The concert sound is sensational.

The 2 extra songs on the DVD are I keep forgettin' and No stoppin' us now.

Hope this helps, j.
2 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
25 of 26 people found the following review helpful By Mark D. Hutchings on July 8, 2011
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
This concert first aired on Showtime in the Fall of 1982 and this dvd is the complete concert as shown on that program (except for the additional songs added as bonuses).
The only reason I was interested in this show was the return of Tom Johnston to the Doobie lineup, and he doesn't disappoint - although he sings only one of his signature songs with the band.
I can only add, here, that his permanent return to the band (in 1987) marked one of the happiest days of my life.
This DVD will really please Michael McDonald fans. It marks the end of his "top dog" status with the band. He plays once in awhile with the band these days, but the original incarnation of the band can't be beat in my opinin.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
23 of 26 people found the following review helpful By DVD Verdict on July 16, 2011
Format: DVD
Judge Victor Valdivia, DVD Verdict-- There's probably no more terminally unhip classic rock band than The Doobie Brothers. Lacking the bad-boy glamour of the Rolling Stones, the mystique of Led Zeppelin, the devoted following of the Grateful Dead, or the sheer popularity of the Eagles, the Doobie Brothers have always been dismissed as musical lightweights despite their undeniable popularity. In some ways, however, that very lack of pretense is what makes the band's best songs still enjoyable even decades later. The Doobie Brothers: Live at the Greek Theatre is a TV special filmed at the last performance of the band's 1982 "farewell" tour (though they would reform some years later) and it demonstrates that the Doobies' most enduring music, especially the songs recorded later in the band's career, remains worthy of respect. The concert was filmed at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, California, on September 11, 1982.

What the concert makes clear is just how much the band changed when singer Michael McDonald joined. When the Doobie Brothers began recording in the early '70s under the direction of original singer/songwriter Tom Johnston, they were a pleasant guitar-boogie band, as heard in hits like "Listen to the Music" and "Black Water." Johnston left in 1976, however, and was replaced by McDonald, who changed the band's sound to reflect his affection for jazz and R&B. McDonald expanded the Doobies' audience substantially with hits like "Minute By Minute," "Takin' It to the Streets," and "What a Fool Believes," the latter of which scored the band a Grammy Award and was a multiplatinum smash. The band plays both sides of their music with equal skill but the difference is clearly evident in the audience's response.
Read more ›
5 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Jim Clark on September 12, 2011
Format: DVD
By Jim Clark, publisher, Lee County Courier, Tupelo, MS

I was fortunate to catch the Doobie Brothers live in 1975 or 1976. I'm not really sure. I caught them with a friend of mine, Daniel Timothy Moore, who passed away a few years back.
The Doobies had just added Michael McDonald to the mix and released one of their best albums Takin' It to the Streets, which launched two singles "Wheels of Fortune"'and the title cut.
I was especially impressed with the stage presence of Tom Johnston, who sang lead on "Wheels" and Jeff "Skunk" Baxter who was ablaze with energy.
The Doobie Brothers got their name from, not a band member, but a housemate Keith "Dyno" Rosen. The guys originally called the band Pud. Johnson would say later they got the name "because Dyno had a fondness for `doobies' (slang for marijuana cigarettes)."
My friends at Eagle Rock recently released Doobie Brothers: "Live at the Greek Theatre 1982" on DVD and on a two-CD set.
The two hour DVD'has all their greatest hits including "Rokin' Down the Highway,"'"Long Train Runnin,'" "Black Water,"'"Minute by Minute," "China Gove" and many more. Even my personal favorites turn up -- "Jesus Is Just Alright," "Out On the Streets" and "Listen To the Music."
This would not be just the final tour, but final show of the tour so you can feel the hometown heroes feed off the audience and visa versa.
Of course, if you're a true fan you know the Doobies are still rockin' with two of the original members, Tom Johnston and Pat Simmons and have a new CD out, World Gone Crazy.
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By firedriver on September 4, 2011
Format: DVD
I can review this DVD with three words. Wow! Wow!! and WOW!!! I am 63 yrs. old and Doobie Brothers: Live at the Greek Theatre is pure excellence.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Recent Customer Reviews


Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Forums

Topic From this Discussion
Lead vocals on Sweet Maxine / Rockin' Down The Highway
Actually I see a singing drummer here!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pd6I2U3DHaU
Dec 5, 2011 by GE Burrell |  See all 4 posts
Have something you'd like to share about this product?
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 


Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions