Musician John Oates on How an Elvis Flick Changed His Life

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Musician John Oates on How an Elvis Flick Changed His Life

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John Oates, 69, is a guitarist and singer-songwriter who, as half the Hall & Oates duo, co-wrote many of their hits in the 1970s and ’80s, including “She’s Gone” and “Maneater.” He is the author of the memoir “Change of Seasons” (St. Martins Press). He spoke with Marc Myers.

My parents saved my life—and my career. When I was 13 months old, I had my tonsils removed. Rather than return to our Manhattan apartment, my parents…

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