Musical coincidences # 95

March 12, 2011

Although there’s a pile of musical coincidences coming your way courtesy of Dr. Keats Mr. Fabulous, I want to sneak in one that I noticed some time ago and then forgot about.

Today’s coincidence is a two-for-one deal, whereby one song managed to remind me of two.

The song in question is by Canadian psychedelic pop band The Telepathic Butterflies. This bit…

The Telepathic Butterflies – “The Sympathetic Sort” (2009) (excerpt)

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…reminded me an awful lot of this:

The Beatles – “Mean Mr. Mustard (1969) (excerpt)

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At first, though, it was the whole vibe of the song that reminded me of something else. This bit especially…

The Telepathic Butterflies – “The Sympathetic Sort” (2009) (excerpt)

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…reminded me of:

The Mamas & The Papas – “Creeque Alley (1967) (excerpt)

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It’s the vibe, man.

Here are the full versions:

The Telepathic Butterflies – “The Sympathetic Sort” (2009)

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The Mamas & The Papas – “Creeque Alley (1967)

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The Beatles – “Mean Mr. Mustard (1969)

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