Song of the day: Ringo Starr – "You’re Sixteen"

May 7, 2013

I was humming a song to myself when it decided to become something else.

It became this:

Ringo Starr – “You’re Sixteen (1973)

And I’m glad it did.

Here’s the original version:

Johnny Burnette – “You’re Sixteen (1960)

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Musical coincidences # 167

January 5, 2012

Today’s coincidence has a nice Lennon/McCartney connection.

Here’s a bit of the Paul-penned / Ringo-recorded “Six O’Clock”:

Ringo Starr – “Six O’Clock (1973) (extended version) (excerpt)

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And from a year later:

John Lennon – “#9 Dream (1974) (excerpt)

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I like how both songs were recorded only a year apart. It just adds to the Lennon/McCarney-ness.

Here are the full versions:

Ringo Starr – “Six O’Clock (1973) (extended version)

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John Lennon – “#9 Dream (1974)

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Musical coincidences # 120

July 19, 2011

Today’s coincidence is small, but I noticed it, and I have a blog, so…

Here’s a bit of one of Fountains Of Wayne’s new songs from their forthcoming* album, Sky Full Of Holes:

Fountains Of Wayne – Richie & Ruben” (2011) (excerpt)

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That reminds me of:

Ringo Starr – “Photograph (1973) (excerpt)

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Here are the full versions:

Fountains Of Wayne – Richie & Ruben” (2011)

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Ringo Starr – “Photograph (1973)

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(*If you don’t count Out Of State Plates, their 2005 compilation of B-sides, then Sky Full Of Holes will actually be the band’s fifthcoming album.)


Song of the day: Ringo Starr – "Photograph"

October 5, 2010

Ringo‘s “Photograph” was released on this day in 1973, and that’s all the reason I need to play it:

Ringo Starr – “Photograph (1973)

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A great, great song*.

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(*But you knew that already.)