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Takin' It to the Streets (song)

"Takin' It to the Streets" is a song by the American rock band The Doobie Brothers from the album of the same name. It was their first single with Michael McDonald on vocals and was written by McDonald.

"Takin' It to the Streets"
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Single by The Doobie Brothers
from the album Takin' It to the Streets
B-side "For Someone Special"
Released April 1976
Format 7" (45 rpm)
Genre Rock
Length 3:56 (album version)
3:36 (single version)
Label Warner Bros.
Songwriter(s) Michael McDonald
Producer(s) Ted Templeman
The Doobie Brothers singles chronology
"I Cheat the Hangman"
(1975)
"Takin' It to the Streets"
(1976)
"Wheels of Fortune"
(1976)
"I Cheat the Hangman"
(1975)
"Takin' It to the Streets"
(1976)
"Wheels of Fortune"
(1976)

The song peaked at number 13 in the US and number 7 in Canada.[1] It has been used as the theme music for the Sam Newman-hosted segment "Street Talk" on The Footy Show (covering the Australian Football League) since the program debuted in 1994.

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