Hall And Oates
Daryl Hall and John Oates met in 1967 in one of the dance floors Filadelfii.Oba at that time were in "Temple University" and each of them was headed his own team ,"The Temptones" (Hall) and "The Masters" (Oates) . Musical tastes Daryl and John were similar, so after a while, the guys decided to organize a joint project.
In 1969, their group was named "Hall & Oates", and in 1972 they signed a contract with "Atlantic Records". The first work of Hall and Oats tor were not successful,although they were engaged in producing such eminent personalities like Arif Mardin and Todd Rundgren. The guys could not decide on the style and sound floated between rhythm & blues, soul, folk and pop music.
Obvious hits the duo at the time there was not, but some sprouts success still hatch. Songs like "She`s Gone" and "Las Vegas Turnaround" helped "Hall & Oats" to earn a reputation as " blue-eyed soulsterov ". Fortune smiled Daryl and John, after they moved to the "RCA Records", which debuted with the album "Daryl Hall & John Oates". Plastinka contained ballad "Sara Smile",which was the first hit of the group in the top ten "Billboard".
Hall & OatesSledom in the Top 10 and went reprinted "She`s Gone", and in March 1977, "Hall & Oats" fired a volley at the top of the charts song "Rich Girl" with the pop -oriented album, "Bigger Than Both Of Us". However this series hits Daryl and John waited a series of misfortunes ,because they do not have time to follow the rapidly changing musical climate. At the height of the disco Hall and Oates released rock opus "Along The Red Ledge", and when they released their dance album "X-Static", the fashion for this style already started to decline. In addition, in 1977, "RCA" Daryl offered to record a solo album ,but he turned out so experimental and non-commercial, the label refused to release it.
Deciding that their failure to come to hand, the musicians personally in 1980 took up producing the album "Voices". The result met expectations, and several accompanying singles hit the charts ,and "Kiss on My List" climbed to the top and stayed there for three weeks. Two of the following work is a mixture of soul, new wave and synth -pop, has also been widely popular and brought the group a lot of hits : "I Can`t Go for That (No Can Do)", "Did It in a Minute", " Your Imagination "," One on One "," Family Man " (a cover of Mike Oldfield) . Hall & Oates By the end of 1983, "Hall & Oats" was one of the most commercially successful American project, which was confirmed by the release of the best things "Rock N` Soul". The first single from this album, "Say It Isn`t So", spent six weeks in the fight for first place with the joint creation of Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson`s "Say, Say, Say".In 1985 they released their second live album, "Live At The Apollo", written with David Ruffin and Eddie Kendrick of "Temptations". This album "Hall & Oats" concluded co-operation with "RCA", and then moved under the "Arista" roof. Disc "Ooh Yeah!" although the duo brought another platinum, many students was met with disappointment. The next album, "Change Of Seasons", received only the gold, leaving the project for a long time disappeared from the general public.
Only "Marigold Sky" in 1997 on his own label Hall and Oates released a CD, and he enjoyed a very reasonable demand. Another long timeout Daryl and John have spent on a solo career ,but in 2002 again joined forces. For the first time in a long time their work has had at least some success - the song "Do It for Love" took the top spot in the charts billbordovskih section "R & R`s Adult Contemporary". In 2004 I left the disc "Our Kind Of Soul", composed mostly of covers, and in 2006-m "Hall & Oats" announced plans to release a Christmas album.