Fans are getting their first listen to the Doobie Brothers' upcoming country collaboration album. The group's remake of "Black Water" with the Zac Brown Band is now available.
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Zac Brown says he's a big Doobie Brothers fan, and his group "jumped at the chance" to take part in the project. He adds that they "fought for the opportunity" to record "Black Water," which he calls a "classic." The country singer admits he's one of the many musicians who've made "a lot of tip money" off that song, so remaking the hit with the band that originated it is "a full circle moment."
The Doobie Brothers-Zac Brown Band rendition of "Black Water" is featured on "Southbound," a collection of the rock band's hits the group has remade with country stars. Blake Shelton, Toby Keith, and Sara Evans are some of the other country singers featured on the set, which will be released November 4th.