What is Hootie and the Blowfish most famous song?

I Only Wanna Be With You
# 1 – I Only Wanna Be With You We close out our top 10 Hootie & The Blowfish songs list with the band’s biggest hit of their career. The song I Only Wanna Be With You was the group’s highest charting song peaking at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1995.

What happened to Hootie and the Blowfish?

The band Hootie & the Blowfish became popular in 1994 after the release of their album “Cracked Rear View.” The band broke up in 2008 and lead singer Darius Rucker launched a successful new career as a country music act. Now the band has reunited and released its first new album in more than a decade.

Who sings for Hootie and the Blowfish?

Darius Rucker
Mark BryanJim SonefeldGuitarBrantley SmithDrum KitDean FelberBass guitar
Hootie & the Blowfish/Members

Which one is Hootie in Hootie and the Blowfish?

About the name: “Hootie” was the nickname of a guy named Ervin Harris, and “Blowfish” was what they called Donald Feaster. Both were friends of Darius Rucker and sang in the Carolina Alive choir with him.

What hit single did Hootie & the Blowfish have in 1996?

Old Man and Me
The band appeared on MTV Unplugged on the eve of the release of their second album, Fairweather Johnson (1996). The album contained the hit single “Old Man and Me” (U.S. No. 13), and sold four million copies in the United States.

Where did the name Hootie come from?

“Darius was jamming with Mark [Bryan] acoustically in, like, ’86, and they were looking for a name,” Sonefeld explains. “Darius had a few friends that he had nicknamed. One guy was nicknamed the Blowfish, and one guy was nicknamed Hootie. So he said to Mark, ‘How about we just name it Hootie & the Blowfish for now?’

What is hooties real name?

Darius Carlos Rucker
Darius Carlos Rucker (born May 13, 1966) is an American singer and songwriter….

Darius Rucker
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What does the name Hootie and the Blowfish mean?

The pair began playing cover tunes as the Wolf Brothers. Eventually they collaborated with bassist Dean Felber, a former high school bandmate of Bryan’s, and Brantley Smith, a drummer. In 1986, they adopted the name Hootie & the Blowfish, a conjunction of the nicknames of two of their college friends.

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