Life At Home With Daryl Hall

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Daryl Hall has a new YouTube series of videos of him performing with other musicians at his home. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Daryl Hall

Daryl Hall has a new YouTube series of videos of him performing with other musicians at his home.

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Daryl Hall, one half of the rock and soul duo Hall and Oates, could have toured the rest of his life on the dozens of hits the duo had in the 1980s. Instead, three years ago, he decided to do something radical: stay home.

Hall didn't plan to disappear from the limelight, though, so he transformed his home in upstate New York into a studio and stage set for all to see.

"I wanted to bring the world to me instead of going to the world," he tells NPR guest host Robert Smith. Hence the birth of Live From Daryl's House, a YouTube series executive produced and hosted by Hall himself. The legendary rock star invites artists — including Plain White T's, Parachute and Train, as well as rock and soul notables like Smokey Robinson, Diane Birch and Sharon Jones — to jam and eat meals at his house.

"I had been touring my whole life and wanted to turn things on their head," Hall says of the show. With his new series, he has been able to revolutionize how fans receive his music.

With a no-holds-barred approach, the pseudo-reality show provides fans with a behind-the-scenes look at Hall's music, collaborations and even dinner-table conversations with the artists he invites to his house.

Watch Plain White T's Perform With Hall On 'Live From Daryl's House'

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