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Nutritious Music: Daryl Hall & John Oates

Jim Esposito, Zoo World, 17 February 1973

DARYL HALL, one half of Whole Oats, decided that Philadelphia can lay claim to one of the most innocuous music scenes in the entire country. You can immediately sense that Daryl and cohort John Oates hail from the City of Brotherly Love as soon as you see the cylindrical box of oatmeal on the front cover of their first Atlantic album.

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