Hootie & the Blowfish

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Hootie & the Blowfish is an American rock band that formed in 1986 at the University of South Carolina by Darius Rucker, Mark Bryan, Dean Felber, and Jim Sonefeld. As of July 2010, the band had charted sixteen singles on various Billboard singles charts and recorded five studio albums; and their 1994 debut album, Cracked Rear View, was the 16th-best-selling album of all time in the US, having been certified platinum 16 times. The group was especially popular in Canada, having three number-one singles in the country. They have sold over 21 million albums in the United States alone.

Hootie & the Blowfish
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Popularity


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Filmography

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Selected Hootie & the Blowfish film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

1992
Musical Guest

Soundtrack Credits

2009
Being Erica (2009) (TV Show)
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2008
Marley & Me (2008)
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2006
The TV Set (2006)
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2003
Cold Case (2003) (TV Show)
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2000
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1999
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1998
Dawson's Creek (1998) (TV Show)
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1998
Hyperion Bay (1998) (TV Show)
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1996
Der Schattenmann (TV Show)
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1995
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1995
Die Harald Schmidt Show (1995) (TV Show)
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1995
Encomium: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin (TV Show)
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1994
Friends (1994) (TV Show)
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Self

2007
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (TV Movie)
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2005
Mike & Mike (2005) (TV Show)
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2005
B InTune TV (TV Show)
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2003
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2003
Soundstage (2003) (TV Show)
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2002
America's Party: Live from Las Vegas (TV Show)
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2000
TV Funhouse (2000) (TV Show)
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1998
Goodwill Games Opening Celebration (TV Movie)
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1997
Hard Rock Live (TV Show)
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1996
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1996
The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996) (TV Show)
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1996
MTV Video Music Awards 1996 (TV Show)
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1996
The Rodman World Tour (TV Show)
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1996
27th NAACP Image Awards (TV Show)
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1996
The 38th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Movie)
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1996
ESPY Awards (TV Movie)
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1996
The 23rd Annual American Music Awards (TV Movie)
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1995
Die Harald Schmidt Show (1995) (TV Show)
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1995
MTV Video Music Awards 1995 (TV Movie)
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1995
Encomium: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin (TV Show)
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1995
Zona franca (TV Show)
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1995
1995 Billboard Music Awards (TV Movie)
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1993
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1992
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1975
Austin City Limits (TV Show)
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Albums

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List of albums by Hootie & the Blowfish, including album cover photos.

Songs

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List of top 10 songs by Hootie & the Blowfish.
Song TitleYear Released *Song Rank
Only Wanna Be with You 1994 11,396
Let Her Cry 1994 20,346
Hold My Hand 1994 16,579
Time 1994 27,940
Hannah Jane 1994 63,135
Running from an Angel 1994 61,960
Not Even The Trees 1994 65,765
I Go Blind 1994 73,914
The Christmas Song 66,614
I'm Goin' Home 1994 77,529
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

Music Videos

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List of music videos for all major Hootie & the Blowfish songs.

Band Members

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List of Hootie & the Blowfish group members, including current and former members.


Group MembersDarius Rucker
Mark Bryan
Dean Felber
Jim Sonefeld
GenreRock
roots rock
heartland rock
jangle pop
jam band
Genre LinksPop/Rock
OriginColumbia, South Carolina, United States
Year(s) Active1986–2008 (fully-active)
2008-persent (semi-active)
Music StyleAdult Alternative Pop/ Rock, American Trad Rock, Alternative/ Indie Rock, Jam Bands
Music MoodEarnest, Exuberant, Amiable/Good-Natured, Summery, Organic, Laid-Back/Mellow, Sentimental, Energetic, Theatrical, Happy, Passionate, Fun, Party/Celebratory, Earthy, Melancholy, Joyous, Rollicking, Playful, Bright, Effervescent
LabelsAtlantic
Sneaky Long
Vanguard
Official Websitehootie.com

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