The Battle Of The Headliners – A.W.B Vs. Hall & Oates (Vote)
This week's "Battle of the Headliners" features a legendary group and a legendary duo.
The Average White Band is a group of guys from Scotland who took R&B by storm in the mid 70's.
What is interesting about A.W.B. is that they only had two hits that even made it into the top 10 on the R&B chart.
"Pick Up The Pieces" was their first single release back in 1974 and reached #5 and was certified gold.
In 1975 they released "Cut The Cake", although not as successful as their first single release, this song became a big dance record with serious funk lovers.
Pop duo Darryl Hall & John Oates formed at Temple University in Philadelphia back in the mid 70's as well. They also only had two singles to reach the top 10 on the R&B charts.
The first, was a song that brings back so many memories for me, in fact I speak about it from time time on the radio because it was one of the first songs that I heard at my first college party back in 1981 and that song is "I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)". It climbed all the way to #1 and was certified gold.
"One On One" just cracked the top 10 and number #8 position. Another popular song with the urban audience was "Sara Smile" and although it only reached number #23, it was also certified gold.
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