5 Michael McDonald Guest Vocal Appearances You DIDN’T Know About

Toad the Wet Sprocket, “The Best of Me”: Toad's Glen Phillips collaborates with Michael McDonald, blending countermelodies in a powerful chorus that showcases McDonald's iconic vocals.

Donna Summer, “State of Independence”: McDonald joins an all-star choir, including Kenny Loggins and Stevie Wonder, in Donna Summer's rendition of this Jon & Vangelis original, creating a soulful masterpiece.

Wang Chung, “A Fool and His Money”: In a surprising departure, McDonald lends his soulful voice to Wang Chung's New Wave sound, particularly shining in the downtempo and soulful “A Fool and His Money.”

Little Feat, “Red Streamliner”: McDonald's backing vocals, along with Doobie Brothers' Patrick Simmons, enrich Little Feat's “Red Streamliner,” co-written by frequent Doobies contributor Bill Payne.

Vince Gill, “Smilin’ Song”: McDonald showcases versatility in country-blues fusion, harmonizing with Vince Gill in “Smilin’ Song” from Gill's box set, seamlessly sharing the chorus with Gill.