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In The Studio: The “Daryl Hall and John Oates” Album & The $300 Drum Sound

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The origin of the “Daryl Hall and John Oates” album which came to be known as “The Silver Album” because of its silver metallic cover had a lowly start in the mid-Seventies on a Monday… Read More

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