Musical coincidences # 170

January 22, 2012

Fabulously attentive and astute listener CGHill (Hi, CG!) noted this coincidence blatant theft in yesterday’s Song of the day:

The Dugites – “Goodbye” (1980) (excerpt)

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Diane Renay – “Navy Blue (1964) (excerpt)

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Yep.

Thanks, CG, for pointing that out.

Here are the full versions:

The Dugites – “Goodbye” (1980)

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Diane Renay – “Navy Blue (1964)

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Song of the day: The Dugites – "Goodbye"

January 21, 2012

Here’s a jaunty* little pop song with a nautical* theme:

The Dugites – “Goodbye” (1980)

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(*I’m trying very hard not to combine those two words and come up with “jauntical”. I’m a hopeless fan of puns and wordplay, but even I know there’s a limit to what’s acceptable in the world of portmanteaus.)


Song of the day: The Dugites – "In Your Car"

July 19, 2009

Here’s Perth band The Dugites with their boppy little ditty from 1980, “In Your Car”:

The Dugites – “In Your Car” (1980)

Too happy for a synth hair band, not enough guitars for a power pop band, but hey, it’s a cute song.

As a bonus, here’s their gorgeous ballad, “Waiting”:

The Dugites – “Waiting” (1981)