1. Longevity of Hall & Oates

Despite an acrimonious split and legal troubles, John Oates called the longevity of their musical collaboration with his former partner, Daryl Hall, a "miracle." 2.

2. Five Decades Together 

Over five decades, the 76-year-old hitmaker and his musical partner performed as the songwriting team Hall & Oates. 2.

3. Economic Conflict  

In a recent interview with Variety, Hall disclosed that he had parted from his bandmate, citing their continuing economic conflict as the reason. 

4. Musical Beginnings 

The guitarist and Hall started working together musically in 1970 and went on to co-write several popular songs, including Out Of Touch, Maneater, and I Can't Go For That. 

5. Achievements 

The pair received multiple Grammy nominations and had several of their tracks reach the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014 and awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2016.

6. Legal Troubles 

Last year, when Hall sued his musical partner, their joint career came to an abrupt end. The action was started when Oates tried to sell his bandmate's part in Whole Oats Enterprises to music publisher Primary Wave Music without getting their consent. 

7. Solo Career 

Despite the breakup, Oates expressed excitement about pursuing his solo career. His sixth solo album, "Reunion," is set for release. He has "moved on" from his time with Hall and has no plans to perform with him in the future.