Musical coincidences # 296

September 10, 2012

A recent post over at the PowerPop blog (Hi, Steve!) featured an ultra-rare song I’d never heard before. I thought the song was pretty dreary, but it did remind me of something else.

Off we go…

The Enfields – “In The Eyes Of The World” (1966) (excerpt)

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Little River Band – “Help Is On Its Way (1977) (excerpt)

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Hmm. I wonder if Glenn Shorrock (the author and lead singer of “Help Is On Its Way”) had ever heard that Enfields track.

Here are the full versions:

The Enfields – “In The Eyes Of The World” (1966)

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Little River Band – “Help Is On Its Way (1977)

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Official video (with Glenn Shorrock and his best George Harrison beard):

Live: