Musical coincidences # 336

November 17, 2012

I was reading Wikipedia’s entry on Split Enz and got to the section on Dizrythmia, where it said this about one of its tracks:

[“My Mistake“‘s] introduction bears a close resemblance to Jack Clement‘s novelty single “My Voice Keeps Changing On Me” [sic], a song that Noel Crombie later covered in 1983.

Well, that was something I didn’t know.

Let’s see…

Split Enz – “My Mistake (1977) (excerpt)

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Jack Clement – “My Voice Is Changing” (1963) (excerpt)

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Yep.

Here are the full versions, along with Noel Crombie’s effort:

Split Enz – “My Mistake (1977)

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(Live)

Jack Clement – “My Voice Is Changing” (1963)

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Noel Crombie – “My Voice Keeps Changing On Me” (1983)

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(Live)

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