Hootie and the Blowfish

A lot of big things were pegged for Hootie and the Blowfish.  Their 1994 album, Cracked Rear View, dominated the radio with their mainstream appeal of Country and Blues based light Rock and Roll found a massive audience and an unexpected “cool” appeal.  They never did replicate that success and though that was expected, it wasn’t expected just how fast they seemingly fell off the radar.  They did have a period of success that most bands could only dream about but they haven’t been cited as influential in many circles.





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Country of Origin:

U.S.A. (Columbia, SC)


NIHOF’s Favorite Album:

Cracked Rear View (1994)


NIHOF’s Favorite Song:

Hold My Hand (From Cracked Rear View, 1994)

Should Hootie and the Blowfish be in the Hall of Fame?

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Definitely put them in! - 60%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 20%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 0%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 20%


0 #1 Knuckles -0001-11-30 00:00
As a dear friend used to say when we were in college together: "Hootie, NO!"

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