Musical coincidences # 371

March 7, 2013

My friend Michael supplied this particular coincidence. It’s thanks to him and his music collection full of obscurities that I’m hearing a lot of coincidences I’ve never heard before. Yay!

OK. Now for the coincidence.

You’re no doubt familiar with the start of T. Rex‘s “Get It On“:

T. Rex – “Get It On (1971) (excerpt)

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Well, so was Alan Blakey of Merseybeat group The Tremeloes when he decided to record a solo single:

Alan Blakley – “Lost Without You (1976) (excerpt)

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Here are the full versions:

T. Rex – “Get It On (1971)

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Alan Blakley – “Lost Without You (1976)

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Thanks, Michael!