JOHN OATES grew up outside of Philadelphia in the early '50s. At Temple University, he met fellow musician Daryl Hall. Since the two formed Hall & Oates in the early '70s, they have recorded 21 albums which have sold over 80 million units, making them the most successful duo in rock history. John lives in Nashville and Colorado. CHRIS EPTING is an author and award-winning journalist who has written for many publications including The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Loudwire.