May 21, 2015
The 1975 album ‘Daryl Hall and John Oates’ (often known as the silver album) features “Sara Smile”, Hall & Oates’ first Top 10 hit in 1976. But let’s explain the real reason why this is our vinyl of the week?
Just LOOK at those perfect eyebrows. And their shiny hair! What more could you want? Even Daryl Hall said that on this album cover, he looked like: “the girl I always wanted to go out with…”
The Manics win big, Bruce Springsteen, Hall & Oates and Edison Lighthouse all hit the top spot and Jimi Hendrix has the promoters excited. It’s This Week In Rock!Read more
Unprecedented chart successes, the dearly departed and The King joining the Narcotics Bureau?! It’s this week in rock…Read more
Wham! hit number one (again), Elvis hits the big screen (again) Billy Joel hits the top of the US charts (for the very first time) and more. It’s This Week In Rock’.Read more
With promo videos still a long way from modern storyboarding and generous budgets, Hall & Oates’ ‘Maneater’ is very much a product of the era that spawned it.Read more
Sure, you’re a million selling pop artist, responsible for countless hits across decades and playing the biggest stages in the world – but nothing proves how far your music has got under the skin of the culture like soundtracking a hit movie. Or a cult movie. Or ideally a few of both.Read more
With 40 million records sold there are few artists that can match the stature of Daryl Hall & John Oates, with countless hits running through the DNA of modern pop culture.Read more
May was a month for perfectly crafted guitar pop to make its way onto wax. One set of undeniable classics from the exquisitely coiffured and moustachioed Daryl Hall & John Oates, and another from the virtuoso guitar and silky voice of John Mayer.Read more
Get down with your bad self! Feat. the biggest 1970s hits from Michael Jackson, Aerosmith & more!
Vinyl comes in all shapes and sizes. This one is African shaped!Read more