Hootie & the Blowfish

Hootie & the Blowfish spawn another hit album

A debut album that goes No. 1 and sells more than 15 million copies; a Grammy Award for best new artist; performances at Farm Aid, the World Series and Frank Sinatra’s 80th birthday bash; Garth Brooks turns down an American Music Award, saying four guys from South Carolina deserved it

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Hootie & The Blowfish are thankful for what they’ve got

There’s a recurring theme in the liner notes of Hootie & The Blowfish’s debut Atlantic album, “Cracked Rear View.” Among the band’s acknowledgments, this from lead singer Darius Rucker: “To my mother, grandmother and great-grandmother … thank you for making me who I am.” Drummer Jim “Soni” Sonefeld: “Thanks also

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