John Oates

Found 18 thoughts of John Oates

If I stopped touring tomorrow, it wouldn't change my life.

John Oates

I read and fantasized about the European racing scene by pouring over my old collection of Road and Track that goes back to the late 40's.

John Oates

I'm like two different people. I strap on the guitar, and I'm that person, and the minute I go home, I'm somebody else.

John Oates

If something that needs to be done that we don't feel confronting, we do it through the manager.

John Oates

If it wasn't for music, I doubt whether we'd be friends.

John Oates

At some point in their career, most people do an album of great hits of other performers - a tribute album that shows their influences.

John Oates

If you look over the years, the styles have changed - the clothes, the hair, the production, the approach to the songs. The icing to the cake has changed flavors. But if you really look at the cake itself, it's really the same.

John Oates

We've been together since we've been teenagers. I can go away and disappear for two years, and when we get back together, it's like nothing ever has changed.

John Oates

In our relationship, we don't have that situation. I don't require what he needs, and he doesn't require what I need. I know what I do; I have an amazing life that nobody knows about.

John Oates

To me, when a great band is playing together, it's amazing for me.

John Oates

It's amazing for me to be part of something that's greater than the whole, whereas I don't need to be the whole.

John Oates

If Daryl stopped touring it would be a big part of him missing.

John Oates

I have a great family, I live an amazing life.

John Oates

I wish I could see over crowds and small groups of people.

John Oates

I do a lot of things behind the scenes. I do a lot of things that don't hit the headlines.

John Oates

Sex has spoiled Daryl but not success.

John Oates

I think we realized this is a good time now because people really do want to hear some realistic songs, something that has some substance to it.

John Oates

We've done that over the years, each of us releasing solos. I think that's why we're still together. That freedom doesn't keep us too restricted.

John Oates