Why hadn’t I noticed this before?*:
I was surprised at how similar those two bits of music were, and wondered if anyone else had noticed it. I went straight to Wikipedia, found the entry for “Re-Make/Re-Model”, and there it was:
So it was deliberate, and not a musical coincidence at all.
Boy, what a useless post this is.
Anyway, here are the full versions:
Actually, to not make this post a complete waste of your time, here are some other versions of “Day Tripper” for y’all.
First up, a fist-pumping, red-blooded version:
Here’s a funky version:
Vontastics – “Day Tripper“ (1966)
And here’s a splendid version by Nancy Sinatra:
(*Maybe because I hadn’t heard the Roxy Music song in years. But I offer no excuses. I simply hadn’t notice it before.)