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Daryl Hall & John Oates

Daryl Hall & John Oates
Formed: 1972 in Philadelphia, PA
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Genre: Pop/Rock, R&B
Group Members: Daryl Hall, John Oates
Biography: From their first hit in 1974 through their heyday in the '80s, Daryl Hall and John Oates' smooth, catchy take on Philly soul brought them enormous commercial success -- including six number one singles and six platinum albums -- yet little critical success. Hall & Oates' music was remarkably well constructed ...Read full biography
Abandoned Luncheonette
Released: 1973
Label: Atlantic
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Abandoned Luncheonette, Hall & Oates' second album, was the first indication of the duo's talent for sleek, soul-inflected pop/rock. It featured the single "She's Gone," which would become a big hit in ...Read full review
Released: 1980
Label: Victor Records
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At the close of the '70s, Hall & Oates began inching toward a sleek, modern sound, partially inspired by the thriving punk and new wave scene and partially inspired by Daryl Hall's solo debut, Sacred Songs, ...Read full review