Darius Rucker Gets Neighborly With Daryl Hall
Darius recently made a visit to the set of the popular TV series “Live from Daryl’s House”
Not only can Darius Rucker sing the snot out of “Wagon Wheel”—he also seems to know just how to wheel out the welcome wagon.
Looking to soon greet music icon Daryl Hall as the newest resident of his beloved hometown of Charleston, S.C., Darius recently made a visit to the set of the popular TV series Live from Daryl’s House to sing a few songs, shuck a few oysters and make all kinds of musical magic with the Hall & Oates member.
Premiering on Palladia May 15, on vh1.com and the VH1 APP on May 24, and lfdh.com June 15, the latest episode of Live From Daryl’s House will include Darius and Daryl collaborating on songs such as Hall & Oates’ No. 1 hit “Do It for Love,” the Hootie & the Blowfish smash “Let Her Cry” and, of course, Darius’ hit “Wagon Wheel.” The episode will also include Daryl and Darius’ take on the Righteous Brothers’ smash “You've Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’.”
“Daryl is one of those singers that made me want to sing one day,” Darius says of the episode, which was recorded in Charleston in an 1843 Greek revival house restored by a friend of Daryl’s. “I can remember laughing to his voice and crying to his voice. To actually get to perform with him was one of the highlights of my career. I loved the way he took the country songs I wrote and turned them into these great R&B grooves. I was in heaven.”
And while many acts, such as Gavin DeGraw, Rob Thomas and pop group Train, have made their way through the holy doors of Daryl’s house, Darius looks to be one of the first country music singers to make the cut.