Legendary songwriter, singer, guitarist (and half of iconic duo Hall & Oates) John Oates on the album he holds as the gold standard of record-making, Joni Mitchell’s indelible classic ‘Blue’.
We talk about the impact the album had on John as he began working on the first Hall & Oates album, his experiences crossing paths with Joni through the years, why he considers her a brave songwriter, her connections to modern day confessional songwriters like Taylor Swift, why this had to be Joni’s fourth album and what the H&O classic ‘Maneater’ is really about.
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My Favorite Album is a podcast on the impact great music has on our lives. Each episode features a guest on their favorite album of all time - why they love it, their history with the album and how it's influenced them.
Jeremy Dylan is a filmmaker, journalist, concert promoter and photographer. He directed the the feature music documentary Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts (out now!) and the film Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins.
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