John Oates Interview on Steve Harvey Show 17/4/17
Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
John Oates - She's Gone - Live at the New York Songwriters Circle
John Oates with The Good Road Band - "Arkansas" Official Video
John Oates reveals the surprising stories behind some Hall & Oates hits
John William Oates is an American rock, R&B and soul guitarist, musician, songwriter and producer best known as half of the rock and soul duo Hall & Oates. Although Oates's main role in the duo was guitarist, he also co-wrote many of the songs they recorded, including: "Sara Smile", "She's Gone", and "Out of Touch", as well as: "You Make My Dreams", "I Can't Go For That", "Maneater", and "Adult Education". He also sang lead vocals on several singles that did not make it to the Top 10, such as "How Does It Feel to Be Back", "You've Lost That Loving Feeling", on which Oates shared lead vocals with Hall, and "Possession Obsession". Oates also co-wrote and sang backup on the song "Electric Blue", recorded by the band Icehouse, which was a Billboard Top Ten hit. He also co-wrote, produced and sang duet with Canadian group The Parachute Club on the 1987 song "Love is Fire" which was a Top 30 hit in Canada. Oates was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2004. and in 2014 was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of duo Hall & Oates.