Musical coincidences # 391

May 11, 2013

This particular coincidence isn’t all that strong, but it may not be easy to hear, but the similarity between the two vocal melodies is there (albeit in different keys, and one is a little fancier than the other).

Jellyfish – “Now She Knows She’s Wrong” (1991) (excerpt)

Peter, Paul and Mary – “Leaving on A Jet Plane (1969) (excerpt)

Here are the full versions:

Jellyfish – “Now She Knows She’s Wrong” (1991) (excerpt)

Peter, Paul and Mary – “Leaving on A Jet Plane (1969)

And here’s the original version of “Leaving On A Jet Plane”:

John Denver – “Leaving on A Jet Plane (1970)

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