History Music / HootieAndTheBlowfish

30th Aug '15 12:50:40 PM RisefromYourGrave
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[[caption-width-right:350:Left-to-right: Mark Bryan, Dean Felber, Jim Sonefeld, and Darius Rucker. [[NonIndicativeName Not pictured: The actual people nicknamed "Hootie" and "The Blowfish".]]]]



* Jim "Sone" Sonefeld drums

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* Jim "Sone" "Soni" Sonefeld drums
30th Aug '15 12:34:49 PM RisefromYourGrave
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->''"Well there's nothing I can do\\
I only wanna be with you\\
You can call me your fool\\
I only wanna be with you"''



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** "Let Her Cry" references Music/{{REM}} frontman Michael Stipe.



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->''"And if the sun comes up tomorrow\\
Let her be\\
Oh, let her be"''
16th Feb '15 9:55:33 AM RisefromYourGrave
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A rock band founded in 1986 by Darius Rucker, Dean Felber, Jim Sonefeld and Mark Bryan. They broke through in 1994 with the album ''Cracked Rear View'', one of the best-selling albums in the history of American music (it sold over 16 million copies). It also produced four big pop hits in "Hold My Hand", "Let Her Cry", "Only Wanna Be with You" and "Time", and won the band the 1996 Grammy Award for Best New Artist.

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A '''Hootie & the Blowfish''' were a rock band founded in 1986 by Darius Rucker, Dean Felber, Jim Sonefeld and Mark Bryan. They broke through in 1994 with the album ''Cracked Rear View'', one of the best-selling albums in the history of American music (it sold over 16 million copies). It also produced four big pop hits in "Hold My Hand", "Let Her Cry", "Only Wanna Be with You" and "Time", and won the band the 1996 Grammy Award for Best New Artist.



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!Tropes present in their work:

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!Tropes present in their work:!!"I wanna trope you the best that/The best that I can":



* NonIndicativeName: The band was named for two friends. As a result, many people erroneously call Darius Rucker "Hootie".

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* NonIndicativeName: The band was named for two friends. As a result, many people erroneously call Darius Rucker "Hootie".Rucker, "Hootie", and the rest of the band, "the Blowish".



* ShoutOut: "Only Wanna Be with You", to BobDylan's "Idiot Wind" and "Tangled Up in Blue". There is also a line referencing the Miami Dolphins, Rucker's favorite team.

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* ShoutOut: "Only Wanna Be with You", to BobDylan's Music/BobDylan's "Idiot Wind" and "Tangled Up in Blue". There is also a line referencing the [[UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague Miami Dolphins, Dolphins]], Rucker's favorite team.
4th Nov '14 1:19:14 PM Briguy52748
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Darius Rucker began a rather successful CountryMusic career in 2008, but he continues to tour occasionally with his bandmates.

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Darius Rucker began a rather successful CountryMusic career in 2008, but he continues to tour occasionally with his bandmates.
bandmates, and he performs several Hootie-era songs during his solo concerts.
4th Feb '14 4:03:27 PM KYCubbie
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* EveryoneWentToSchoolTogether: The members met as freshmen at the University of South Carolina.
6th Aug '13 1:57:54 PM Twentington
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* IAmNotShazam: Darius has, understandably, grown very weary of being called Hootie.
6th Aug '13 1:57:42 PM Twentington
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* IAmNotShazam: Darius has, understandably, grown very weary of being called Hootie.



** IAmNotShazam: Darius has, understandably, grown very weary of this.



* ShoutOut: "Only Wanna Be with You", to BobDylan.

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* ShoutOut: "Only Wanna Be with You", to BobDylan.BobDylan's "Idiot Wind" and "Tangled Up in Blue". There is also a line referencing the Miami Dolphins, Rucker's favorite team.
1st Apr '13 5:17:15 AM Anarquistador
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* TrueCompanions: Talking about their early days playing Southern bars, many members of the band found themselves unpleasantly surprised at how much racism there still was out there, and often found themselves getting into fights with patrons who were not shy about dropping the N-word around Darius.
-->'''Jim Sonefeld:''' Wanna see me [[BerserkButton start swingin'?]] Use that word around me.
10th Feb '13 12:53:38 PM SomewhatMisleading
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* FirstInstallmentWins: ''Cracked Rear View'' was such a success, not only did it instantly make the group stars, but made all of their other albums (which ''are'' good) look bad by comparision.
13th Nov '12 1:46:16 AM xXwindsofchangeXx
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* BaldBlackLeaderGuy: Darius.


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** IAmNotShazam: Darius has, understandably, grown very weary of this.
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