October 11: Daryl Hall of Hall & Oates fame is 65-years-old today.

Born Daryl Franklin Hohl Darly in born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, Daryl is best known as the founder and half of the music duo Hall & Oates with music partner John Oates.

Managed by Tommy Mottola in the early 1970s, Hall & Oates have sold more albums than any other duo in music history.

Hall has written or co-written 11 Billboard Number One songs, "She's Gone," "Rich Girl," "Kiss On My List," "Private Eyes," "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)," "Say It Isn't So," "Maneater," "Out of Touch," "Everytime You Go Away" (covered by Paul Young) and "Do It For Love."

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Hall also sang lead vocals and has written or co-written eight more Billboard songs that also made it to the Top 10, such as: "Adult Education," "Sara Smile," "Method of Modern Love," "You Make My Dreams," "Everything Your Heart Desires," "One on One", "So Close"  and "Did It in a Minute."

He also sang lead vocals while covering on another Top 10 hit: "Family Man," a song that was written by Mike Oldfield, a year earlier than its release.



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