Live at the Apollo (Hall & Oates album)

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Live at the Apollo
Live album by Hall & Oates, David Ruffin and Eddie Kendricks
Released 1985
Recorded May 23, 1985, Apollo Theater, NYC
Genre Pop, rock
Length 51:00
Label RCA Records
Producer Hall & Oates
Hall & Oates chronology
Big Bam Boom
(1984)
Live at the Apollo
(1985)
Ooh Yeah!
(1988)
David Ruffin chronology
Gentleman Ruffin
(1980)
Live at the Apollo
(1985)
Ruffin & Kendrick
(1988)
Eddie Kendricks chronology
I've Got My Eyes on You
(1983)
Live at the Apollo
(1985)
Ruffin & Kendrick
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Live at the Apollo is an album by Daryl Hall & John Oates released in 1985, recorded live at the Apollo Theater in New York. It is subtitled "With David Ruffin & Eddie Kendricks", of The Temptations-fame. The album is a mixture of their classics and some then-current songs by Hall & Oates. A VHS video of this concert with a different running order was released in 1987.

In July 1985, Daryl Hall, John Oates, Eddie Kendricks and David Ruffin appeared together at Live Aid, a few months before this album was released.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Side One
  1. "Apollo Medley: Get Ready/Ain't Too Proud To Beg/The Way You Do the Things You Do/My Girl" (Smokey Robinson, Norman Whitfield/Eddie Holland, Smokey Robinson/Robert Rogers, Smokey Robinson/Ronald White) 12:49
  2. "When Something Is Wrong with My Baby" (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) 4:44
  3. "Everytime You Go Away" (Hall, Oates) 7:07
Side A
  1. "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)" (Sara Allen, Hall, Oates) 7:58
  2. "One on One" (Hall) 5:50
  3. "Possession Obsession" (S. Allen, Hall, Oates) 5:54
  4. "Adult Education" (S. Allen, Hall, Oates) 6:34

On some releases, the "Apollo Medley" is separated into individual tracks.

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producers: Bob Clearmountain, Daryl Hall, John Oates
  • Engineers: Bob Clearmountain, David Hewitt
  • Mixing: Bob Clearmountain
  • Mastering: Bob Ludwig

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