John Oates

American musician and member of Hall & Oates

John William Oates (born April 7, 1948)[1] is an American rock, R&B and soul guitarist, musician, songwriter and producer. He is best known as half of the rock and soul duo, Hall & Oates (with Daryl Hall).

John Oates
John Oates in 2016
John Oates in 2016
Background information
Birth nameJohn William Oates
Born (1948-04-07) April 7, 1948 (age 74)
New York City, U.S.
OriginNorth Wales, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • songwriter
  • record producer
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • vocals
Years active1966–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websitehallandoates.com

ReferencesEdit

  1. Whitburn, Joel (2009).Top Pop Singles 1955–2008 (12th ed.). Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. p.419.