Hall & Oates

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Hall and Oates Sue Over Granola

Daryl Hall, John Oates don't want granola to play off their name

(Newser) - Hall and Oates "can't go for that" and are saying "no can do" to a granola-maker's Haulin' Oats cereal. The pop music duo has sued Brooklyn-based Early Bird Foods & Co. in federal court, accusing the company of violating trademark protections with its "phonetic play"... More »

Hall & Oates Actually 'Pop Geniuses'

So enough with the hate, says Mary Elizabeth Williams

(Newser) - Hall & Oates get a lot of hate, but the duo— new entrants into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame —are actually "pop geniuses," writes Mary Elizabeth Williams on Salon . They're the kind of band that make "your friends groan in disgust" ... assuming you... More »

Johnny Depp Gets a Grammy Nod?

Weird subplots abound at this year's awards

(Newser) - Beyoncé and Taylor Swift are grabbing all the headlines or their copious Grammy nods, but down the ballot are some truly weird nominees. Johnny Depp, for example, could soon become a Grammy winner for writing the album notes for Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson. Or... More »

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