Daryl Hall & John Oates

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Daryl Hall & John Oates – You Make My Dreams (Official HD Video)

Hall & Oates are an American pop rock duo formed in 1970 in Philadelphia. Daryl Hall is generally the lead vocalist; John Oates primarily plays electric guitar and provides backing vocals. The two write most of the songs they perform, separately or in collaboration. Wikipedia

Daryl Hall & John Oates – I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) (Official Video)

Hall & Oates are an American pop rock duo formed in 1970 in Philadelphia. Daryl Hall is generally the lead vocalist; John Oates primarily plays electric guitar and provides backing vocals. The two write most of the songs they perform, separately or in collaboration. They achieved their greatest fame from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s with a fusion of rock and roll and rhythm and blues.[1]

Kiss on My List · Daryl Hall & John Oates

Hall and Oates have had six No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100: “Rich Girl”, “Kiss on My List”, “Private Eyes”, “I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do)”, “Maneater”, and “Out of Touch”. Other Top 40 hits include “You Make My Dreams”, “She’s Gone”, “Say It Isn’t So” and “Sara Smile”. In total, they had 34 chart hits on the US Billboard Hot 100, seven RIAA platinum albums, and six RIAA gold albums.[2] Billboard magazine named them the most successful duo of the rock era, surpassing Simon & Garfunkel and the Everly Brothers. They have achieved moderate success in the United Kingdom with two UK top ten albums, spending a total of 117 weeks in the UK top 75 album charts and 84 weeks in the top 75 of the UK Singles Chart.[3]

Daryl Hall & John Oates – Say it Isn’t So (Official HD Video)

In 2003, Hall and Oates were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Billboard magazine had Hall and Oates at No. 15 on their list of the 100 greatest artists of all time and the No. 1 duo,[4] while VH1 placed the duo as No. 99 on their list of the 100 greatest artists of all time. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2014.[5] On September 2, 2016, they received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.[6]

Daryl Hall & John Oates ~ I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) 1981 Disco Purrfection Version

Are Daryl Hall and John Oates friends?

We’ve never had a real fight since we’ve known each other — and that’s since we were kids, teenagers. We just know to deal with each other. That’s why we’re still together. Oates: The fact that Daryl and I are still friends, that he and I still get along — it’s a miracle.

When this came on I was on the floor with that fat, fat bass line that just kept movin’ and groovin’ a la James Jamerson, then the guitar kicked in and I was hooked. Their “rock’n’soul” sound helped to establish the Urban Contemporary genre that would then become mainstream American pop. This song came about in the studio when Daryl found a groove while playing a synthesizer, when he started singing a chorus he and John had started working on during the “Voices” session but never finished. Using the chorus of “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)”, they wrote some verses to fill out the song and then committed it to tape. DJDiscoCat

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