Musical coincidences # 115

June 29, 2011

I’ve been listening to Gladhands‘ 1997 album La Di Da (see above), and I noticed a familiar melody in the title track. “La Di Da” starts like this:

Gladhands – “La Di Da” (1997) (excerpt)

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To me, that sounded enough like this…

Little Anthony & the Imperials – “Goin’ Out Of My Head (1964) (excerpt)

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…for me to shout “Hey, that’s a musical coincidence!”

Here are the full versions:

Gladhands – “La Di Da” (1997)

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Little Anthony & the Imperials – “Goin’ Out Of My Head (1964)

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