10/10 8:00 PM & 10:00PM - $35.00
Les Paul Guitar Tribute Mondays featuring JOHN OATES w/ The Les Paul Trio
THE LES PAUL TRIO:
LOU PALLO – GUITAR
NICKI PARROTT – BASS
JOHN COLIANNI – PIANO
Legendary recording artist, studio pioneer, and virtuoso guitarist Les Paul passed away at the age of 94 on August 13, 2009. Donations can be made to the Les Paul Foundation, 236 West 30th Street, 7th Floor, New York, New York 10001.
We intend to honor our great friend Les Paul by presenting world class guitarists that embodied his spirit every Monday night to join The Legendary Les Paul Trio.
Joining the Les Paul Trio this night will be the John Oates.
John William Oates (born April 7, 1949) is an Americanrock, R&B and soul guitarist, musician, songwriterand producer best known as half of the rock and soul duo Hall & Oates (with founder/lead vocalist/occasional instrumentalist Daryl Hall).
Though he was a primary guitarist, he also co-wrote 8 Billboard Number One songs such as: “Sara Smile” (with Daryl Hall – a song that refers to Hall’s then-girlfriend, Sara Allen), “You Make My Dreams” (with Sara Allen & Daryl Hall), “She’s Gone” (with Daryl Hall), “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)” (with Sara Allen & Daryl Hall), “Maneater” (with Sara Allen & Daryl Hall), “Out of Touch” (with Daryl Hall), and “Adult Education” (with Daryl Hall & Sara Allen). He also sang lead vocals and has written or co-written a few less popular singles that did not make it to the Billboard‘s Top 10 such as: “How Does It Feel to Be Back”, “You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling” (which was a remake of the 1965 song performed by The Righteous Brothers, it was written by Phil Spector, Barry Mann& Cynthia Weil that it peaked #12 in November 1980, and shared lead vocals with Hall) and “Possession Obsession” (with Sara Allen & Daryl Hall). In addition to his work with Hall, Oates co-wrote and sang back-up on the song “Electric Blue” by the band Icehouse which was a Billboard Top Ten hit.