Fact: Daryl Hall and John Oates are to be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The duo will unveil its plaque in front of the Musicians Union building on Hollywood Boulevard on 2 September (16). The star will be the 2,587th on the Walk of Fame.
Quote: "I was thinking who the f**k is responsible for this?" Hall & Oates star Daryl Hall laughs off the technical issue which blighted the soul duo's performance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday (10Apr14).
Fact: Jack Johnson and Daryl Hall & John Oates will share top billing with kids' act Yo Gabba Gabba at the 2013 Life is Good Festival in Massachusetts. The two-day family event will be held at Prowse Farm in Canton on 21 and 22 September (13). The Roots, Dawes and Amos Lee are also on the bill.
Fact: Rocker Daryl Hall is to front a new U.S. reality Tv project about his efforts to restore a historic home.
Quote: "I remember coming down at seven in the morning and my dad was playing chess with Daryl Hall. I remember Robin Williams tucking me into bed one night." Music producer Mark Ronson was introduced to celebrities from a young age.
Fact: Lou Reed will follow The Who's Pete Townshend and serve as the keynote speaker at the 2008 South By Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas in March (08). Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore, Daryl Hall and Sire Records founder SEYMOUR STEIN will also address music fans at the annual mix of seminars and concerts.