Music geekery is at the heart of this week's edition. Over the years, time and time again I have come across songs that left me thinking... "Wait... there's a melody in this chorus or this solo that really reminds me of another song... but I can't quite put my finger on it... " And every time I'd play that song the same question would pop in my head at that same chorus or solo!
I'm sure you're all familiar with that feeling.
Here's a playlist featuring pairs of songs, usually a jazz and pop or rock song, which, to my delight, I was able to connect because of what seem to be short and random similarities... at least to my ears!
Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00
Jovanotti "Il Ballerino" Lorenzo 1994 (Mercury) 0:16
Sarah Tandy "Bradbury Street" Infection in the Sentence (jazz re:freshed) 3:01
Sting "Down So Long" Bring On the Night (A&M) 44:19
Host talks 49:06
Dionne Warwick "A House Is Not a Home" The Complete Scepter and Warner Albums (Warner) 49:59
Lee Ritenour "Isn't She Lovely" Captain Fingers (Epic) 53:04
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