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Michael McDonald

Year: 2008

Runtime: 00:54:28

Michael McDonald lends his soul-stirring voice to Motown's greatest hits in this live performance recorded in High-Definition for the PBS concert series Soundstage. Belting out tracks from his two critically-acclaimed Motown concept albums, the Grammy Award-winner revives some of the most influential American music ever made. Joined by special guests Toni Braxton, India.Arie, Take 6 and Billy Preston, McDonald presents 14 classics from the rollicking I Second That Emotion to the poignant Whats Going On, that pay tribute to Hitsville legends such as Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and Smokey Robinson.

Michael McDonald Available In:

Rock, Soul, Singer Songwriter

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