Having A Hall & Oates Emergency? Callin' Oates Is Here To Help

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We've all been there. Stuck in traffic after a long day at work, at your iPod just isn't cutting it, you're sick of AM talk radio, the birthday scams are getting stale, FM radio is just Maroon 5 and LMFAO, and you don't feel like calling your grandmother to say "I love you." You dear friend, are in a Hall & Oates emergency. One that can only be helped with "One On One","Rich Girl","Maneater", or "Private Eyes".

The website, Callin' Oates, makes this happen, with just a phone call and the press of button. Soon you will be whisked into another world, Hall and Oates' world, where men are men, women are mostly backstabbing demonic, c-words, and the only relief is a kind word from a friend, and a smile. Not a Sara smile though.

It's simple, just call the number, 1-719-26-OATES, make a selection out of one of the four songs I mentioned, and let H&O do the rest. My only complaint? See below.

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