- A stunning copy with Shootout Winning Triple Plus (A+++) sound throughout — the best to hit the site in a long time!
- Natural Thing, China Grove and Long Train Runnin’ all sound excellent – smooth, rich and full of energy
- Credit Donn Landee with the full-bodied, rich, smooth, oh-so-analog sound of these good copies
- 4 1/2 stars: “The Doobie Brothers’ third long-player was the charm, their most substantial and consistent album to date, and one that rode the charts for a year.”
There are some great songs on this album, songs that still get plenty of play on the radio: China Grove, Long Train Running and South City Midnight Lady all come to mind. It’s tough to find great sounding copies, but it’s worth all the trouble when you get one with this kind of rich, full tonality, punchy bottom end and real space and ambiance. (more…)