When the Doobie Brothers Appeared on ‘What’s Happening!!’


The Doobie Brothers have played to countless crowds over the years, but one of their most memorable gigs got its start on Jan. 28, 1978, when the band tried to do a nice thing for some high school students and ended up being bootlegged by a kid wearing a trench coat and a beret.

We’re talking, of course, about the Doobies’ two-part appearance on the ABC sitcom What’s Happening!!, in which viewers discover that the band just happened to graduate from the Watts high school the show’s characters attended, and they decide to give a concert on campus — but then the ever-bumbling Rerun (played by Fred Berry) ends up being strong-armed into secretly recording the gig.

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