Revisiting my extensive music collection, one artist at a time

KamerTunesBlog Year In Review 2014

2014 has been another superb year of music for me. I didn’t get to revisit as many artist discographies here as I had hoped to, due to several factors beyond … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · 44 Comments

HALL & OATES Part 5 – Doin’ It For Love / In Conclusion

Daryl Hall & John Oates took seven years off between 1990’s excellent Change Of Season and its lackluster 1997 follow-up, Marigold Sky. It would be another six years until the … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · 7 Comments

HALL & OATES Part 4 – So Close, Yet So Far Away

The appropriately-named Big Bam Boom (1984) marked the end of Daryl Hall & John Oates’ golden era, reaching #5 on the Albums chart and achieving Double Platinum status in the … Continue reading

October 10, 2014 · 14 Comments

HALL & OATES Part 3 – They Did It In A Minute

By the time they released X-Static (1979), Daryl Hall & John Oates were two years removed from the mega success of their #1 single, “Rich Girl,” and with two subsequent … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · 16 Comments

HALL & OATES Part 2 – From A Silver Cover To A Red Ledge

When Daryl Hall and John Oates signed with RCA Records after the release of their third & final Atlantic Records album, War Babies, the change of scenery benefitted both record … Continue reading

September 23, 2014 · 24 Comments

HALL & OATES Part 1 – Thoughts On An Artist / The Atlantic Years

When Daryl Hall & John Oates were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 2014, I felt a small measure of vindication after championing them for so … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · 14 Comments

Compilation Or Catalog? – MY GATEWAY COMPILATIONS Part 2

As I stated in my previous post, I’ve decided to try something slightly different in my Compilation Or Catalog? series. Instead of asking my readers if a particular compilation is … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · 35 Comments

First Poll Of 2014 – Help Me Choose My Next Artist

[Update 5/27/2014: Congratulations to k.d. lang for winning this poll by a wide margin. I will begin listening to her first few albums tomorrow and I hope to post about … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · 60 Comments

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