John Hartman

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Birthday
18, 1950
Birthplace
Falls Church, VA
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
18, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Falls Church, VA

About

Co-founder and original drummer of the rock group The Doobie Brothers who originally acted the band's sole drummer. In 1971, they went to a dual-drummer formation and added Michael Hossack to the group. Hossack would be replaced by Keith Knudsen.

Before Fame

He was introduced to fellow Doobie Brother Tom Johnston by Skip Spence of Moby Grape.

Trivia

If his music career did not come to fruition, he dreamed of being a full time police officer. He graduated from a reserve police academy in 1988 before working for a police department for three years.

Family Life

His father resided in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Associated With

He would perform alongside John McFee in The Doobie Brothers.