Patrick Simmons Portrait

Patrick Simmons

Aberdeen, United States

Patrick Simmons is an American musician from Aberdeen, Washington, best known as a member of The Doobie Brothers band. Simmons has been active in world music since 1970 and has several talents as singing, playing the guitar, piano and flute. He also wrote many songs for the Doobie Brothers, including hits like "South City Midnight Lady", "Dependin' On You", "Echoes of Love", and "Black Water", the first band' single to make #1 on the charts.

After the disbanding of the Doobie Brothers in the early 80', Simmons embarked on the solo career adventure and recorded his first album, "Arcade". "So Wrong" was the hit that achieved the best position on national charts, including #30 on the Billboard Hot 100. In addition, Simmons also formed the band "Skin Suit" in the after-Doobie Brothers period. In the late 90', the musician released a second solo album titled "Take Me to the Highway".

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