The two write most of the songs they perform, either separately or in collaboration. They achieved their greatest fame from the late 1970s to the mid-1980s with a fusion of rock and roll and rhythm and blues, which they dubbed "rock and soul". Critics Stephen Thomas Erlewine and J. Scott McClintock write, "at their best, their songs were filled with strong hooks and melodies that adhered to soul traditions without being a slave to them by incorporating elements of new wave." While much of their reputation is due to the sustained pop-chart run in the 1980s, they continue to record and tour, and remain respected by various artists for their ability to cross stylistic boundaries.
They are best known for their six No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100: "Rich Girl", "Kiss on My List", "Private Eyes", "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)", "Maneater", and "Out of Touch", as well as many other songs which charted in the Top 40. In total, they had 34 chart hits on the US Billboard Hot 100, seven RIAA platinum albums, and six RIAA gold albums. Because of that chart success, Billboard magazine named them the most successful duo of the rock era, surpassing The Everly Brothers. In 2003, they were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Billboard magazine had them at No. 15 on their list of the 100 greatest artists of all time and the No. 1 duo...
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Today's mystery is a greatest hits album by our American musical mystery duo. 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. Originally released on LP and cassette, with sides labeled "Side One" and "Side A," the album is currently available on the Compact Disc format by RCA and Legacy Recordings with two bonus tracks.The album cover 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. 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.
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