Tag Archives: hootie and the blowfish

TBT- 6/4/15

Creed- Arms Wide Open (1999) 


Sunshine Anderson- Heard It All Before (2001) 


Kenny Chesney- You & Tequila (2010)


BeBe & CeCe Winans- Close to You (2010)


Cher- Believe (1999) 


Alanis Morissette- You Oughta Know (1995) 


Rose Royce- Love Don’t Live Here Anymore (1978) 


Dottie Peoples- Get House In Order (1994) 


Kenny Rogers- Lady (1980) 


Hootie and the Blowfish- Only Want to be With You (1994) 


Other bloggers discussing TBT

I’m Down With

Undefined By Design 

It Struck A Chord

Giselle Avenue 

Words We Women Write

Cats on the Prowl

Advertisements

Country Music Star Darius Rucker receives honor

Darius Rucker has come a long way from singing his University of South Carolina friends. Rucker began singing as the lead vocalist of the band Hootie and the Blowfish in 1986. His deep, soulful voice lead the band to a couple of Grammy awards. Also, the band’s first album, Cracked Rear View, went 16X platinum. Hootie and the Blowfish had hits like, “Let Her Cry”, “Hold My Hand”, and “Only Wanna Be With You”. The band decided in 2008 to take a hiatus so that Rucker could pursue a solo career.

Rucker’s first album, Learn to Live, charted three number one hits. They were “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It”, “Alright”, and “It Won’t Be like This For Long”. His second album didn’t fail. Actually, it was certified gold. But his third album, True Believers may have been his best one yet. It featured a remake of Bob Dylan’s “Wagon Wheel”. The song went 3X platinum, won a Grammy, and never ceases to get old.

He later went on to record a Christmas album, Home for the Holidays, which is in stores now.

This South Carolina Gamecock fan continues to break down barriers and make history.

  • 2nd African- American with a #1 country song
  • Only African- American to win the CMA New Artist of the Year
  • Became a Grand Ole Opry Member in 2012

It is honor give Darius Rucker this week’s Young Veteran award. Between you and me, I don’t think it’s possible for this artist to stop making great music.

These are the Top 10 Darius Rucker songs.

10. Homegrown Honey

9. True Believers

8. It Won’t Be Like This For Long

7. Stuck On You Duet with Lionel Richie

6. Come Back Song

To continue to the top 5 please go to the next page.