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Video: John Oates discusses his new memoir, 'Change of Seasons,' at Taco Cowboy book signing


On the eve of his show with Daryl Hall (and openers Tears for Fears) at Infinite Energy Arena, John Oates detoured to Virginia Highland to discuss his new memoir, "Change of Seasons."

Oates, who is an effective storyteller, chatted with Mara Davis at Taco Cowboy Saturday evening. After a 30-minute Q&A session, during which he discussed the process of writing the book and how much he loves living in Nashville among other topics, Oates signed copies of the memoir for fans who packed the restaurant.

Take a listen to what he had to say:

John Oates discusses the writing of his memoir.


John Oates talks about the musical influence of living in Nashville.

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