None of their early albums - Whole Oats, Abandoned Luncheonette and War Babies - were very successful. They appeared on the American Idol season finale on May 26, 2010 performing "You Make My Dreams". 89 on the Billboard 200 on October 23, 2009. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in June 1976.  After graduating from North Penn High School in 1966, John enrolled in Temple University in Philadelphia, where he met Daryl Hall, a senior at Temple who was also a professional musician. "Sacred Songs" was eventually released in 1980. Hall hosted the 2014 television show Daryl's Restoration Over-Hall on the DIY Network, which showed him and a crew working on restoring one of his homes in Connecticut.. Reaching Out was released as the sixth single on December 6, 2011.  This album is now considered among the duo's best albums, mixing soul, new wave and power pop. In 1983, they released their first greatest hits album entitled Rock 'n Soul Part 1. Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by music and movies, Jan 29, 2014. "Did It in a Minute" reached Number 9 in the spring of 1982, and "Your Imagination" peaked at No. Hall has one biological child named Darren Hall with Andrea Zabloski from Duluth, Minnesota. Guest artists on the show have run the gamut of musical styles and influences, and have included Smokey Robinson, Robby Krieger from The Doors, Rumer, Nick Lowe, Cee-lo Green, K.T. John William Oates (born April 7, 1948) is an American rock, R&B and soul guitarist, singer, songwriter and record producer best known as half of the rock and soul duo, Hall & Oates (with Daryl Hall). In Santiago de Chile, Hall said "Here we are, finally! In 1966, he recorded his first single, "I Need Your Love," with the Masters for Philadelphia-based Crimson Records. Beginning with Ooh Yeah!, album and single releases were credited as Daryl Hall John Oates, with the '&' or 'and' missing between the duo's names. The soulful ballad "One on One" and a cover of Mike Oldfield's "Family Man" reached Number 7 and Number 6 in March and June 1983, respectively. His mother, Ann De Palma, was an Italian immigrant originally from Salerno. Drummer Mickey Curry, who had appeared on some Private Eyes tracks, including the title song, replaced Jerry Marotta full-time. He also sang lead vocals on several more singles in the Hot 100, such as "How Does It Feel to Be Back", "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" (a remake of the 1965 song performed by the Righteous Brothers that was written by Phil Spector, Barry Mann, and Cynthia Weil), on which Oates shared lead vocals with Hall, and "Possession Obsession" (with Allen & Hall). For example, on Daryl Hall & John Oates—released in 1975 and the duo's first top-20 album—most of the songs were co-written, along with two songs by Oates and one by Hall, making it the only album where Oates is credited on more songs than Hall. Their second album, Abandoned Luncheonette, produced by Arif Mardin and released in 1973, yielded the single, "She's Gone", which went to No.