Any man needs the perfect playlist to go with his everyday activities. Most songs only go with one playlist, but Hall and Oates songs can make any soundtrack exactly just the sound you need this season.
But do you actually remember the great duo of Daryl Hall and John Oates? Their brilliant sound colored the music scene of the 70s and 80s. They fused rhythm and blues with rock and roll, and the result was sheer perfection.
So let me share the best Hall and Oates songs for your fall playlist.
Hall and Oates Songs Perfect For Your Fall Playlist
All throughout their musical years, Daryl Hall and John Oates have managed to sell a whopping 40 million records, and achieve back to back hits. Making them the third best-selling duo of all time.
So, if you want to give your ears a break from mainstream music, listen to these rock and soul playlist and add it to your own fall playlist.
You can check out the music video here.
2. You Make My Dreams
Talk about 80s pop songs and this one without a doubt fits the bill. The catchy tune is contagious and is hard to miss. It makes me want to get up and dance whenever the song is played. Some of you may recognize the song because it was used in the movie “500 Days of Summer”.
3. Rich Girl
This song should’ve been included in the greatest songs of all time because Hall’s voice in this song was immaculate! It can instantly get you in a good mood with just the first few lines. It’s the first song of the duo to grab the top spot in the US Billboard Hot 100 charts. It’s definitely one of the best Hall and Oates songs.
Check this music video and listen for yourself.
4. Wait For Me
It best represents the rock and soul fusion that is famous of Hall & Oates. The song was produced by musical genius David Foster. It was included on the last album they released in the 70s names X-Static.
5. I Can’t Go On For That (No Can Do)
Looking for the best Hall and Oates songs? You’re definitely on the right track. It’s one of their chart-topping hits and one of the most played on the radio as well. The saxophone solo in this song is my favorite part!
6. She’s Gone
The vocal tandem of Hall & Oates were really showcased in this song. The way they did the split vocals together with the stripped down song arrangement just works! It may not be a chart-topping hit compared to the others but it’s a song that’s full of emotions. Without a doubt, it deserves a spot on the best Hall and Oates songs.
7. Sara Smile
8. Kiss On My List
Rhyming lyrics, repeated lines and a catchy melody made this song a classic pop favorite in the 80s. It also reached the top spot on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 1980 making it the second Top 1 hit for the duo. It’s so infectious; you’ll find yourself singing this song over and over in your head.
9. Private Eyes
It has the same vibe as their other hit “Kiss On My List”. It also made it to the top spot making it the third chart topper for Hall and Oates. A concert favorite, it allowed the audience to participate in their live performances, during the clapping part of the chorus.
10. Out Of Touch
This is on my list not just because it’s a chart topper but because it has a freakin’ awesome and quirky music video. The over-sized drum set and the carefree vibe sold me!
Listen to more of the best Hall & Oates songs by watching the video from Green below:
I still think nothing beats the 70s and 80s classics. While the current music scene is filled with overly edited voices produced by revenue-driven labels, it’s comforting to know that I can go back in time, through the best Hall and Oates songs, and the world is good and genuine and fine again.
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