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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Song of the day: The Toys – "A Lover’s Concerto"

March 12, 2013

I’ve had this song on my head for the last three days. Apparently, it has no intention of leaving.

The Toys – “A Lover’s Concerto (1965)

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And here’s the classical piece the song was based on:

BachMinuet in G major (1725)
(Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Eugene Ormandy)

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