Musician John Oates from Hall & Oates

Welcome John Oates:

We’re joined on the Starline by Rock and Roll Hall of fame member, singer, songwriter and record producer. Coming up he has “An Evening of Songs and Stories with John Oates featuring Guthrie Trapp”. We welcome the legendary John Oates.

John, let’s go Beyond the Mic. You are streaming this show when and where?

What is so special about this event?

As you created this show, what was important sharing with others?    

For someone who doesn’t know Guthrie Trapp, why is one of the best guitarist around Nashville?

Your latest album is “like Dixieland, dipped in bluegrass, and salted with Delta blues.” Why is music so important to you?

How has music changed you from your band “The Masters” to “Hall and Oates” to today?

The Rockin’ 8:

It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions; answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.

1. Favorite place to play music? Rhyman

2. Which singer growing up influenced you?

3. Favorite guitar you own?

4. Favorite color?

5. Do you like celebrating birthdays?

6. If you were a farmer, what crop would you want to grow?

7. Last gift you gave your wife Aimee?

8. At one time you shaved the famous mustache off. What was the reaction when you did get rid of it for the first time?

One Big Question:

John, what do you want your legacy in music to be?

The Wrap:

He was influenced by Curtis Mayfield and if he was a farmer he would have grown oats. We thank John Oates for taking the time to talk with us today.

I appreciate you, and that my friends is Beyond the Mic.

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