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Doobie Brothers Drummer Michael Hossack Dies

Hossack was a partner in Chataeu Recorders, a music studio once located at 5500 Cahuenga Blvd. in North Hollywood.

Michael Hossack, the longtime drummer for the Doobie Brothers, has died of cancer, according to CNN.

Hossack played with the group from 1971 to 1973 and rejoined in 1989. His drumming can be heard on early hits including "Listen To The Music" and "Blackwater."

According to the Doobie Brothers' website, Hossack became a partner in Chataeu Recorders in 1977, which was a music studio located at 5500 Cahuenga Boulevard. Today, the studio is known at The Hive and has been operated by the rock band 311 since 2000.  

Read more about Hossack's passing:

Doobie Brothers' Michael Hossack dead at 65 - Washington Post

Michael Hossack, 65, Doobie Brothers Drummer - NY Times

Read more about the music recording history of North Hollywood here:

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