23rd July 2019
Sara Smile, from 1976, was written by Daryl Hall & John Oates about Hall’s then-girlfriend Sara Allen. Say It Isn’t So, written by Daryl Hall featured on the 1983 compilation album, Rock ‘n’ Soul Part 1. Check them out on the Daryl Hall & John Oates page!
Family Man, written by Mike Oldfield, Tim Cross, Rick Fenn, Mike Frye, Morris David Brough Pert and Maggie Reilly was a hit for Oldfield with Maggie Reilly in 1982 and was featured on Oldfield’s 1982 album, Five Miles Out. It would be covered by Hall & Oates the following year, when it reached #6 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, and would feature on the 1982 album, H2O. Check it out in Odd Ditties!