JOHN OATES - Change of Seasons

 

 

Tuesday, April 4th at 7pm

Musician
JOHN OATES
speaking & signing
Change of Seasons

 

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EVENT & TICKET GUIDELINES

  • The speaking portion of this event is free & open to the public.
  • Tickets are required to join the signing line.
  • Tickets are only available with the purchase of a copy of Change of Seasons from BookPeople.
  • Books & tickets are now available to pre-order. Purchasing a book online automatically assigns you a ticket for the signing. There is no separate "ticket" item to add to your cart.
  • Tickets are lettered. The line for the signing will form according to ticket letter after the author speaks.
  • John Oates will be signing ONLY copies of Change of Seasons, NO memorabilia.
  • Keep checking this page for further guidelines as the event date approaches.

 

If you cannot make the event, you can order a signed copy of Change of Seasons. Simply add the book to your cart and indicate SIGNED COPY. We ship all over the world!


ABOUT CHANGE OF SEASONS

A memoir by John Oates of Hall & Oates, the most successful musical duo of all time. From modest roots to mega-stardom, a classic story of rising to life’s challenges.

John Oates was born at the perfect time, paralleling the birth of rock ‘n roll. Raised in a small Pennsylvania town, he was exposed to folk, blues, soul, and R&B. Meeting and teaming up with Daryl Hall in the late 1960s, they developed a style of music that was uniquely their own but never abandoned their roots. John uncovers the grit and struggle it took to secure a recording contract with the legendary Atlantic Records and chronicles the artistic twists and turns that resulted in a DJ discovering an obscure album track that would become their first hit record. This is not your typical rock and roll story. John was focused creating great music. Along the way he achieved incredible success, battling the ever-changing pop music landscape and coming to terms with complex managerial, business, and personal challenges.

Daryl Hall and John Oates have over 20 albums together, more than 60 million records sold, and 29 Top 40 hits. They are the most successful pop duo in the world and members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And yet John’s story has never been told. Relying on his many hand-written journals, he brings to light many fascinating stories spanning his entire life with a journalist’s eye and a poet’s heart.

In Change of Seasons, John shares his highs, lows, triumphs, and failures. He takes the reader on a wild ride through all the eras, personalities and music that has shaped him into what he is.


ABOUT JOHN OATES

JOHN OATES grew up outside of Philadelphia in the early ‘50s. At Temple University, he met fellow musician Daryl Hall. Since the two formed Hall & Oates in the early ‘70s, they have recorded 21 albums which have sold over 80 million units, making them the most successful duo in rock history. John lives in Nashville and Colorado.


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Event date: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 7:00pm
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Change of Seasons: A Memoir Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250082657
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - March 28th, 2017

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