Keith Knudsen

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Birthday
18, 1948
Birthplace
Le Mars, IA
Death Date
Feb 8, 2005 (56)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1948
Birthplace
Le Mars, IA
Death Date
Feb 8, 2005 (56)

About

Drummer, vocalist and songwriter for The Doobie Brothers who would also co-found a group called Southern Pacific alongside fellow Doobie Brother John McFee.

Before Fame

He first began drumming while a student at Princeton High School. He played in a club band and with a group called Blind Joe Mendlebaum Blues Band before becoming the drummer for organist/vocalist Lee Michaels.

Trivia

He organized a one-off Doobie Brother reunion in 1987 to raise funds for the National Veterans Foundation. He rejoined the group full-time in 1993 and would play the drums alongside the man he replaced years ago, Michael Hossack.

Family Life

He died of pneumonia in Kentfield, California. He was married to a woman named Kate, and had a daughter, Dayna.

Associated With

He and John Hartman were both drummers for The Doobie Brothers.

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