WoodSongs 881: John Oates

published 3 years ago by The Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour Vodcast

JOHN OATES is one half of the best-selling duo of all time, Hall & Oates, as well as an accomplished solo artist. A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Oates embarked on a long-awaited solo career in 1999. He has since recorded five solo albums and the 2015 DVD docu-concert Another Good Road. Influenced by R&B and folk music while growing up near Philadelphia, he was named a BMI Icon in 2008 and founded the 7908: The Aspen Songwriters Festival in 2010. In 2016, Hall & Oates received a star on the Hollywood of Fame. In addition to his ongoing tour schedule with Daryl Hall, playing sold out shows around the world, Oates recently collaborated with Wolfgang Gartner for the EDM track “Baby Be Real,� as well as, The Time Jumpers on a new original holiday single “Santa Be Good to Me.� St. Martin�s Press will release Oates� memoir, Change of Seasons, in March of 2017. He divides his time between Nashville, TN and a ranch in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.

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