Musical coincidences # 169

January 16, 2012

Today’s coincidence is so noticeable you could pick it a kilometre* away:

The Gathering – “Lovely Loretta” (1969) (excerpt)

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Otis Redding – “I Can’t Turn You Loose (1965) (excerpt)

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Here are the full versions:

The Gathering – “Lovely Loretta” (1969)

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Otis Redding – “I Can’t Turn You Loose (1965)

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Incidentally, that version of “Lovely Loretta” isn’t the original. This is:

The Merseys – “Lovely Loretta” (1968)

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(*Here in Australia we went metric in 1970.)