Doobie Brothers ~ What A fool Believes (1979) Classic Rock R&B Pop

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Doobie Brothers ~ What A fool Believes (1979) Classic Rock R&B Pop 5
What a Fool Believes" is a song written by Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins. The best-known version was recorded by The Doobie Brothers (with McDonald singing lead vocals) for their 1978 album Minute by Minute. The single reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 on April 14, 1979, remaining in that position for one week The song received Grammy Awards in 1980 for both Song of the Year and Record of the Year.

"What a Fool Believes" was one of the few non-disco No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 during 1979. The song lyrics tell a story of a man who is reunited with an old love interest and attempts to rekindle a romantic relationship with her before discovering that one never really existed.

Michael Jackson claimed to have contributed at least one backing track to the original Doobie Brothers recording, but was not credited for having done so

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GTA brought me here. No,  not the video game...i stole a car & this CD was in it.

Author — Dr. Awkward

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Who’s watching after Charlie puth on Jimmy Fallon

Author — Ashley P

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This song is 41 years old and
still sounds great!
Who else is listening in 2020?

Author — cubswincubswin

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My mommy brought me here this reminds of cleaning the house on Saturday mornings lol

Author — Lexi Hunt

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This song's 40 years old, and is still as fresh as on it was on Day One.

Author — cabbievonbump

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I could be 80 yrs old, and still jamming to music like this . The late 70's, and 80's will never die.

Author — Joey Maskel

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Jimmy Fallon and Charlie puth brought me here

Author — Alex Vargas

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Jimmy Fallon and Charlie Puth brought me here...

Author — Melissa Magan

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For most of my life I thought Michael McDonald was a black man. He is the epitome of soul brother

Author — Brandon Griffin

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If you are black you’ve heard your mom listen to this at least once

Author — Diamond 2167

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Ever hear a song your whole life, and then one day for no reason you comprehend the lyrics (that were always there) and it moves you to tears.





"What seems to be is always better than

Author — Kris Continuum

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Song gets to me on GTA 5. Makes me think about life.

Author — latieraqueen87 Pacheco

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I cannot comprehend how anyone could dislike this song. It’s a masterpiece

Author — E Sedman

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[Verse 1]
He came from somewhere back in her long ago
The sentimental fool don't see
Tryin' hard to recreate
What had yet to be created once in her life
She musters a smile for his nostalgic tale
Never coming near what he wanted to say
Only to realize it never really was

[Pre-Chorus]
She had a place in his life
He never made her think twice
As he rises to her apology
Anybody else would surely know
He's watching her go

[Chorus]
But what a fool believes, he sees
No wise man has the power to reason away
What seems to be
Is always better than nothing
Than nothing at all

[Verse 2]
Keeps sending him somewhere back in her long ago
Where he can still believe there's a place in her life
Someday, somewhere
She will return

Author — Death Bredon

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I'm pretty lucky because I am NOT in the age range of people who grew up with this kind of music, but my parents gave me a good musical education. I remember being 6 and deciding that my favourite band was The Beatles, and now I'm almost 30 and that might still be true.

I don't think everything today is terrible, there's some really good music still being made, BUT, the 60's and 70's were a golden age for music - no debate.

Author — Jiminy Lummox

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nothing brought me here i just know good music, what a timeless song

Author — AngelTheFiend

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I love the Doobie brothers forever. But this song is over the top.. The transitions, the beat drops, the amazing insanity that's goin on and the lyrics... One of their best, if not Absolute Top

Author — Skeezy Kelly

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JUST THANKING GOD FOR ALL MY 55 YEARS.I TURNED 16 IN 1979 AND I'M SO GLAD TO STILL BE HERE TO SAY GOD BLESS ALL OF US.

Author — Marcus Reeves

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I will never let this classic hit die here 2019 going into 2020

Author — cash money

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GTA brought me here a few years ago and now charlie puth on jimmy fallon brought me back lol

Author — Jennifer Pinilla