Musical coincidences # 372

March 12, 2013

Due to The Toys‘ “A Lover’s Concerto” getting stuck in my head (details here), I discovered a little coincidence…

The Toys – “A Lover’s Concerto (1965) (excerpt)

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The Supremes – “Stop! In The Name Of Love (1965) (excerpt)

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Both songs were released in 1965, but The Supremes’ was released in February and The Toys’ in September.

Here are the full versions:

The Toys – “A Lover’s Concerto (1965)

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The Supremes – “Stop! In The Name Of Love (1965)

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Musical coincidences # 331

November 9, 2012

I was watching a 1984 episode of much-missed Australian music TV program Countdown, and up popped a song by Berlin called “Dancing In Berlin”. When the singing began I thought “That’s a bit obvious, isn’t it?”

This is what I heard:

Berlin – “Dancing In Berlin (1984) (excerpt)

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And this is what heard in my head immediately after it:

The Supremes – “Stop! In The Name Of Love (1965) (excerpt)

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Here are the full versions:

Berlin – “Dancing In Berlin (1984)

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The Supremes – “Stop! In The Name Of Love (1965)

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