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Hootie and The Blowfish

Hootie & the Blowfish is an American pop-rock band, originally formed at the University of South Carolina by Darius Rucker, Dean Felber, Jim "Soni" Sonefeld and Mark Bryan.

Although they had independently released demos and albums prior to 1994, their mainstream debut album was Cracked Rear View (1994) and it was an instant success, ultimately going platinum 16 times in the U.S. and becoming the best-selling album of 1995. The album was propelled by four hits, "Hold My Hand", "Let Her Cry", "Only Wanna Be With You", and "Time". In 1995, Hootie and the Blowfish and Bob Dylan reac ...read more

Hootie & the Blowfish is an American pop-rock band, originally formed at the University of South Carolina by Darius Rucker, Dean Felber, Jim "Soni" Sonefeld and Mark Bryan.

Although they had independently released demos and albums prior to 1994, their mainstream debut album was Cracked Rear View (1994) and it was an instant success, ultimately going platinum 16 times in the U.S. and becoming the best-selling album of 1995. The album was propelled by four hits, "Hold My Hand", "Let Her Cry", "Only Wanna Be With You", and "Time". In 1995, Hootie and the Blowfish and Bob Dylan reached an out-of-court settlement for the group's unauthorized use of Dylan's lyrics in their song "Only Wanna Be With You." The band won the "Best New Artist" award at the 1996 Grammy Awards.

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LPs
Looking For Lucky
2005

1.5
5 Votes
Hootie & The Blowfish
2003

1
4 Votes
Musical Chairs
1998

1.9
7 Votes
Fairweather Johnson
1996

2.2
13 Votes
Cracked Rear View
1994

3.3
76 Votes
Compilations
The Best of Hootie & The Blowfish (1993-2003)
2004

2.5
3 Votes

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