Former member and contributing songwriter of The Doobie Brothers. His song "South Bay Strut" was nominated for a Grammy ("One Step Closer" CD).
Also recording studio owner, he is a recording engineer who is also mixing and mastering records.
Drummer for Danny O'Keefe in 1972. He has recorded with Stevie Nicks, America (2), Rita Coolidge, Hank Williams Jr., Tommy Tutone, Joe Walsh, Michael McDonald, Tyler Hilton, Tom Sheehan, Pat Boone, Jim Messina, Jackie DeShannon, Eric Carmen since 1972. Drummer with Rare Earth tour in 1975. Bandleader of Chet McCracken And Friends since 1987.
- 4 Vocals
- 55 Instruments & Performance
- 9 Writing & Arrangement
- 1 Featuring & Presenting
- 5 Production
- 4 Technical
- 1 Acting, Literary & Spoken
|Chet McCracken||Flight To Moscow (Album)||Voss Records||US||1990||Sell This Version|
|VCD2-72922||Chet McCracken Featuring Chris Pinnick||Chet McCracken Featuring Chris Pinnick - Partners (CD, Album)||Voss Records||VCD2-72922||US||1991||Sell This Version|
|none||Jon Bare, Tim Bogert & Chet McCracken||Jon Bare, Tim Bogert & Chet McCracken - Killer Whales (CD, Album)||Mega Truth Records||none||US||1993||Sell This Version|
|WMR-6286||Chet McCracken||After The Rain (CD, Album)||West Maui Recordings||WMR-6286||US||1994||Sell This Version|
|22021||Chet McCracken Featuring Sam Riney||Chet McCracken Featuring Sam Riney - Tequila (CD, Album)||Valley Vue Records||22021||US||1996||Sell This Version|