Hall and Oates or Daryl Hall and John Oates is an American pop duo formed in 1972 by Daryl Hall and John Oates. He was successful in the late 1970s and during the first half of the 1980s. Hall as Oates sing and use instruments within the group. They specialized in a style that is a fusion of rock 'n' roll and rhythm and blues, nicknamed "rock and soul".
Critics Stephen Thomas Erlewine and J. Scott McClintock write that "the best songs of Hall & Oates were filled with strong hooks and melodies that followed the traditions of the soul without being the slave by incorporating new wave and hard elements. rock ">>>. During some tours and concerts, recognized soul and blues musicians played in the band. While the duo's reputation is due to its series of successes in pop charts in the 1980s, Hall & Oates is also recognized for its ability to cross the borders of several styles.
Their "natural and catchy appropriation of Philadelphia soul made them a huge commercial success" >>> in the 1970s and 1980s in the United States. The group is best known for its six number-one hits in the Billboard Hot 100: Rich Girl, Kiss on My List, Private Eyes, Out of Touch and Maneater, Can not Go for That, lighthouse released in 1982, as well as many other titles that have appeared in the Top 40 American pop.
In 1985, they joined the USA for Africa collective to participate in the famous humanitarian song We Are the World.