Tag: Hall and Oates

Mellowmas, Mellowmas 2014, Music

The Twenty-First Day of Mellowmas: Oh, Roland!

This song is just so totally Roland...

Like Omigod!, Music

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 8

Before we even get into this selection of songs — the conclusion of Disc Two, for those of you playing along at home — this...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Richard Carpenter and Dusty Springfield’s “Something In Your Eyes” (1987)

When duos split up, there’s usually only one breakout star who goes on to any semblance of a successful solo career, with the public...


Here’s Something Else!: On Todd Rundgren, The Not-So Popular Tortured Artist

Perhaps Todd Rundgren’s own restive muse — he’s dabbled in every major rock subgenre over the past four decades —...


Music, Popdose, The Weekly Mixtape

Way Out Wednesday Mixtape Special: Do I Have to Spell It Out?

Way Out Wednesday returns for a spell with a mixtape of songs commemorating the Scripps National Spelling Bee!...


Music, Popdose

Here’s Something Else!: Hall and Oates That Doesn’t, You Know, Suck

Hall and Oates are, of course, the poster boys for what happens when hair gel meets R&B. Funny thing is, they were originally anything...


Music, Wandering the Aisles

Wandering the Aisles, Vol. 1: Hall & Oates for the Obsessed

It’s quite possible that, at some point in your life, you’ve dreaded going to the supermarket. All those crazy people, long...


Music, Rob Smith Can't Say No

Rob Smith Can’t Say No: Koot Hoomi, “The Dark Side of Hall and Oates”

In which Rob Smith hears a bizarre album of Hall & Oates covers, and is not pleased....


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Spell It!”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE First off, let me say that “Y.M.C.A.” didn’t make the cut on this mix. Yeah, it’s a...

How Bad Can It Be?, Music

How Bad Can It Be?: “Live from Daryl’s House”

Let it be said, for starters, that Daryl Hall has a really nice house. It’s a rambling old place, somewhere in rural Pennsylvania....


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Songs in the Key of Autumn”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Booyakisha!  This week’s mix is about a season that seems to get very little love in the world of...