My friend Steve (Hi, Steve!) recently let me know about a couple of mighty informative Cracked articles highlighting musical coincidences:
- “7 Famous Musicians Who Stole Some of Their Biggest Hits“
- “The 5 Most Famous Musicians Who Are Thieving Bastards“
Both articles are chock full of coincidences I never knew before. I don’t need to start putting them all here (‘cos they’re there), but I do want to mention one from the “5 Most Famous Musicians…” article because it made me go “Wow! I mean, wow! That’s just… wow! I can’t believe… wow!” etc.
I find this amazing:
Astrud Gilberto – “Maria Quiet” (1965) (excerpt)
Here are the full versions:
Astrud Gilberto – “Maria Quiet” (1965)