Musical coincidences # 247

May 21, 2012

My friend Steve (Hi, Steve!) suggested this coincidence. Beware: it’s extremely noticeable. (How noticeable? It’s Jaw-Droppingly, Wide-Eyed-Disbelief-Grade Noticeable.)

I don’t even need to play you excerpts of each song. You’ll notice the, er, “similarities” in no time.

Let the jaw dropping begin…

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts – “Crimson And Clover (1981)


Jarvis Cocker – “Black Magic” (2006)


And here’s the original “Crimson And Clover”:

Tommy James and the Shondells – “Crimson And Clover (1968)