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Hootie And The Blowfish


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Birth Place: Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.
Years Active: 1986–Present
Genres: Rock, Pop Rock, Alternative Rock, Jangle Pop, Post-grunge

Hootie & the Blowfish is an American rock band that enjoyed widespread popularity in the second half of the 1990s. They were originally formed in 1986 at the University of South Carolina by Darius Rucker, Dean Felber, Jim Sonefeld and Mark Bryan. The group independently released two cassette demo EPs in 1991 and 1992. In 1993, they pressed 50,000 copies of a self-released EP, “Kootchypop.” Their mainstream debut album was 1994’s “Cracked Rear View.” It was an instant success, ultimately going 16x platinum in the U.S. and becoming the best-selling album of 1995. It peaked at #1 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart. The album was propelled by four Top 15 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 S... Continue Bio >>


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