Musical coincidences # 225

April 24, 2012

Today’s coincidence is purely lyrical (i.e., it’s the lyrics) – but I’m not entirely sure it’s accidental…

The Church – “Ripple” (1992) (excerpt)

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Al Jolson – “My Mammy (1927) (excerpt)

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I have to ask: “Hey, Steve – was that deliberate?”

Anyway, here are the full versions:

The Church – “Ripple” (1992)

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Al Jolson – “My Mammy (1927)