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VE 126 Apples and Oranges
Richard Dawson: Apples And Oranges
Pink Floyd: Apples And Oranges
Pink Floyd: If
Bread: If
Roberta Flack: Feel Like Making Love
Bad Company: Feel Like Making Love
Bon Jovi: Runaway
Del Shannon: Runaway
Jefferson Starship: Runaway
Ringo Starr: Photograph
Def Leppard: Photograph
Cars Bye Bye Love
Everly Brothers: Bye Bye Love
Radiohead: High And Dry
Rolling Stones: High And Dry
Five Satins: In The Still Of The Night
Frank Sinatra: In the Still Of The Night
Today on the VE... a real cool theme that will have you connecting the dots thorugh the next hour of music--but
first, let's begin with a salute to actor and game show master Richard Dawson, who died last week, but left this 45
RPM relic as part of his show business lagacy. I'm PC and this is the VE :
Richard Dawson: Apples And Oranges
Richard Dawson, at the height of his Hogan's Heroes fame, with the psychedelic novelty record, "Apples And
Oranges." Funny...didn't Pink Floyd releaase a single with the same title at about the same time? (Pink Floyd:
Apples And Oranges, est & fade) ....and so, my eureka moment....struggling with a theme for this week's Vinyl
Experience...it's right there...like apples and oranges...some songs can share the same title, but be very
different..case in point--let's stay with with Pink Floyd, and a cut from their 1970 album "Atom Heart Mother," called
"If, " and follow that with a very different group, song of the same title, and similar emotional tenor...can you guess
who it will be ...
Pink Floyd: If
Bread: If
The VE with Bread, and Pink Floyd...two groups as different as apples and oranges, and two different, but relatable
songs with the common title of "If." See how this works. OK.. Let's stay in the early 70's....1974 specifically, when
two songs, both on Atlantic Records, shared the same title, and the distinction of being two of the year's bigest
hits...
Roberta Flack: Feel Like Making Love
Bad Company: Feel Like Making Love
The VE....Feel Like Making Love, by Bad Company, and Roberta Flack. As different as Apples and Oranges...let's
keep it going , two entirely differnt eras of rock and roll, but two teen-idol bad boys, each debuting with a song
called "Runaway."
Bon Jovi: Runaway
Del Shannon: Runaway
The VE, Apples and Oranges...the songs Runaway by Del Shannon ion 1961, and Bon Jovi, who was an infant the
year that came out, but shot to stardom in '83 with his tune. How about a bonus "Runaway" ?!
Jefferson Starship: Runaway
The VE....same title, different songs. Like apples and oranges...or paintings and.... photographs...
Ringo Starr: Photograph
Def Leppard: Photograph
The VE....I know you've got the hang of this by now
Cars Bye Bye Love
Everly Brothers: Bye Bye Love

Apples and oranges, and Cars and Everly Brothers, "Bye Bye Love," on the VE. There are so many twin title
songs, we'll have to do a sequel hour some time....but for now, just time for another couple of sets...this one is
Radiohead's most covered tune
Radiohead: High And Dry
Rolling Stones: High And Dry
The Rolling Stones first attempt at a country-blues tune, and with fine harmonica by Mick jagger, on Aftermath's
"High And Dry," and Radiohead, wit thie lonesome cowboy ballad "High ANd Dry," a tune Thom Yorke dislikes, but
artists as diverse as Sugarland and Jamie Cullum, adore...they'e done their own versions...apples and oranges
indeed. Let's wrap it up with some greasers, and the original skinny kid singer from the neighborhood....
Five Satins: In The Still Of The Night
Frank Sinatra: In the Still Of The Night
And that's the VE. As simple as The Five Satins, as sophisticated as Sinatra.....

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