Daryl Hall and John Oates will be performing at the Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls in July of 2015. They are the #1 selling music duo in music history and have more hit songs than you can count. Hall and Oates have been in music business for decades and still tour entertaining crowds all over the world.
Lead Vocalist and Instruments
Both Daryl Hall and John Oates are equally musically inclined, but Hall generally sings lead vocals, while Oates is famous for playing a wide range of musical instruments. Almost all of the hit songs that Hall and Oates perform are written by both musicians. Their biggest musical hits came in the 1980’s, but Hall and Oates have been able to achieve success in the music industry for a number of decades, which is extremely rare.
Fusion of Rock and Blues
Daryl Hall and John Oates met for the first time when they were both lead singers of their own musical group and did not form a duo until the late 1970’s. Defining their sound proved to be challenging early on. Earlier albums including Whole Oats, Abandoned Luncheonette and War and Babies were essentially commercial flops. It wasn’t until a few of their singles began to get radio play, that they finally achieved a bit of success. Creating a sound that was both rock and blues inspired is what this music duo is most known for. Once they were able to identify their unique sound, their musical career really skyrocketed. The fusion of rock and blues was something that few musical acts before them had ever tried.
Top Hits of Hall and Oates
Their first few albums might have flopped royally, but the rest of their albums were filled with huge songs that propelled them to the top of the charts. Their top hits include "Rich Girl", "Private Eyes", "I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)", "Maneater", "Say It Isn't So", "Method of Modern Love", "Everytime You Go Away" and "You Make My Dreams". Many of these classic hits still get radio play and make Hall and Oates a popular music duo even after all of these years.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
This famed music duo even got the distinguished honor of being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013.