Rock 'n Soul Part 1

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For albums with similar names, see Rock and Soul.
Rock 'n Soul Part 1
Greatest hits album by Hall & Oates
Released October 18, 1983 (1983-10-18)
Recorded 1973 – September 1983
Genre Pop rock, blue-eyed soul
Length 47:48
Label RCA
Producer Daryl Hall, John Oates, Bob Clearmountain, Christopher Bond, Arif Mardin, Neil Kernon[1]
Hall & Oates chronology
Rock 'n Soul Part 1
Big Bam Boom

Rock 'n Soul Part 1 (also titled Greatest Hits – Rock 'n Soul Part 1) is a greatest hits album by American musical duo Hall & Oates, credited as "Daryl Hall & John Oates" on the album cover. Released by RCA Records in October 1983, the album featured mostly hit singles recorded by the duo and released by RCA, as well as one single from the duo's period with Atlantic Records and two previously unreleased songs recorded earlier in the year (see 1983 in music).

Originally released on LP and cassette, with sides labeled "Side One" and "Side A,"[2] the album is currently available on the Compact Disc format by RCA and Legacy Recordings with two bonus tracks.

Artwork and packaging[edit]

The cover of Rock 'n Soul Part 1 was illustrated by Nancy Dwyer with photography by Lenny Williams and art direction, on the original release, by Jeb Brien, Dwyer and Ron Kellum. The original LP release also featured a limited edition twelve-month calendar for 1984 designed by Joe Telmach.[2] The 2006 CD release by RCA and Legacy with the reissue's art direction and design by Howard Fritzson and Bob Jones, respectively. The CD case featured four alternate album covers on the inlay with fold-out liner notes with a reproduction of the twelve-month calendar as well as "The Rock 'n Soul Part 1 Sessions" by bassist Tom "T-Bone" Wolk.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Side One
  1. "Say It Isn't So" (Daryl Hall) – 4:17
  2. "Sara Smile" (Hall, John Oates) – 3:09
  3. "She's Gone" (Hall, Oates) – 3:26
  4. "Rich Girl" (Hall) – 2:24
  5. "Kiss on My List" (Hall, Janna Allen) – 3:52
  6. "You Make My Dreams" (Hall, Oates, Sara Allen) – 3:07
  7. "Private Eyes" (Hall, S. Allen, J. Allen, Warren Pash) – 3:27
Side A
  1. "Adult Education" (Hall, Oates, S. Allen) – 5:23
  2. "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)" (Hall, Oates, S. Allen, J. Allen) – 3:45
  3. "Maneater" (Hall, Oates, S. Allen) – 4:31
  4. "One on One" (Hall) – 3:57
  5. "Wait for Me [Live Version]" (Hall) – 6:03
CD bonus tracks
  1. "Family Man" (Maggie Reilly, Morris Pert, Mike Oldfield, Kim Cross, Rick Fenn, Mike Frye) – 3:25
  2. "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling" (Phil Spector, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil) – 4:09


  • "Say It Isn't So" (1983)
  • "Adult Education" (1984)


Charts and certifications[edit]


  1. ^ a b Rock 'n Soul Part 1 (CD liner/case). Daryl Hall & John Oates. RCA Records/Legacy Recordings. 2006 [1983]. 82876753972. 
  2. ^ a b Rock 'n Soul Part 1 (Vinyl sleeve/labels). Daryl Hall & John Oates. RCA Records. 1983. CPL1-4858. 
  3. ^ "100 Albums" (PHP/PDF). RPM 39 (16). December 17, 1983. ISSN 0315-5994. Retrieved August 16, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Chart Archive: Top 40 Official UK Albums Archive – November 5th, 1983". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved August 16, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "Hall & Oates: Charts & Awards – Billboard Albums". Allmusic. United States: Rovi Corporation. Retrieved August 16, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Daryl Hall & John Oates – Greatest Hits Rock'n Soul Part 1 (Album)" (ASP). Dutch Charts (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved August 16, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Daryl Hall & John Oates – Greatest Hits Rock'n Soul Part 1 (Album)" (ASP). Hung Medien. Retrieved August 16, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Daryl Hall & John Oates – Greatest Hits Rock'n Soul Part 1 (Album)" (ASP). Swedish Charts. Hung Medien. Retrieved August 16, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Hall & Oates – Rock 'n Soul Part 1". Music Canada. 
  10. ^ "American album certifications – Hall & Oates – Rock 'n' Soul, Part I". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH