The Best Hall & Oates Deep Cuts, Songs 11-20

A few days ago I came up with my top 10 deep cuts from Hall & Oates to mark their induction into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. Originally it was just going to be a top five and now here I am, realising I’m letting down my whole H&O appreciation unless I come…

The Top 10 Hall & Oates Deep Cuts

Celebrating Hall & Oates’ long overdue induction into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame last week, I thought it was time for another list. Songs like She’s Gone, Sara Smile, Rich Girl, Kiss On My List, I Can’t Go For That, Maneater, Say It Isn’t So, Out Of Touch etc were all major hits for the…

Katy Perry Responds To PETA Criticism – A Homage To Hall & Oates?

Katy Perry from the Roar video. On my Facebook page the other day I posted the following message about how PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) are diluting the validity of many of their battles by so often picking the wrong fights. According to PETA, the video for Katy Perry’s Roar (her eighth US…

Hall & Oates – New Zealand Concert Review & Final H&O Song Of The Day

Trying to explain a mission through the vines to get backstage, our coincidental following of what we thought was Hall & Oates’ van almost out to West Auckland, accidentally taking Icehouse lead singer Iva Davies chair so he and has wife had to share and John Oates pointing out that if you are signing your autograph to…

Hall & Oates Song Of The Day – John Oates In The Spotlight

Daryl Hall & John Oates. Song 6: Had I Known You Better Then There is no doubt that Hall is the star of Hall & Oates, but a check of songwriting credits and a dig into their back catalogue, not to mention a little Behind The Music-style research confirms just how vital Oates was to…

Hall & Oates Van Halen-Inspired Number One Smash

Continuing the countdown to this weekend’s New Zealand concerts, today’s Hall & Oates song is unabashed bombastic pop. In later years the duo said the production on their similarly bombastically-titled 1984 album Big Bam Boom was a little over the top, but the LP’s lead single Out Of Touch is all the more fun for it….

The Hall & Oates Song That Paid My Rent When I Was Broke

Today’s Hall & Oates song is special to me because once upon a time I ended up making a bit of money from it. A friend of mine always told me that to really make it as a broadcaster (and probably as a man as well) I would have to risk everything I had, go…