What the Hell is Yacht Rock?

Smooth never goes out of style.

Back in the late 70s, there was a smooth and sultry sound pouring out of Southern California. Artists like Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald were all over the airways, and it seemed like every other week, there was a new hit. Like all gilded eras, it wasn't sustainable, and within a decade, Hall and Oates, Toto, and the rest's popularity dried up. Their time in the spotlight was over.

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