100 Years of Radio–100 Years of Hit Makers

Interview with Songwriter John Oates Download

29:37 Download October 23rd, 2020

John Oates is one half of the best-selling duo of all time, Hall & Oates, as well as an accomplished solo artist. 

Since their formation in the early 70s, Daryl Hall & John Oates have gone on to record 21 albums, which have sold over 80 million units, making them the most successful duo in rock history. They have scored 10 number one records, over 20 Top 40 hits, and have toured the world for decades. 

John is a diverse musician and songwriter active in Nashville community and beyond. Founded in 2010, he was the creator and executive producer for the “7908 the Aspen Songwriters Festival” at the historic Wheeler Opera House in Aspen, CO. 

In this episode of 100 Years of Radio -100 Years of Hit Makers, we talk with songwriter and musician John Oates to hear stories behind the lyrics and songs he helped create. 

100 Years of Radio – 100 Years of Hit Makers special podcast series is produced in partnership with Beasley Media Group, XPERI (HD Radio), and BMI in celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the first commercial radio broadcast. 

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