In this week’s mixtape you’ll find pairs of the same song by two different artists. I did try to lay down some ground rules for myself, though:
1. No parody songs (although strange and unusual remakes were highly encouraged, as you’ll find).
2. No Beatles songs (except for one, and it was them covering someone else’s song).
3. In honor of our Grand Poobah, find a spot for Michael McDonald.
It’s half the songs, but twice the fun!
And as a special bonus, I threw in an extra song in honor of International Talk Like a Pirate Day (Sunday, September 19th). Enjoy!
Elton John and Kiki Dee – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart from Sounds of the Seventies: 1976
The Wild Honey Singers – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart from A Child’s Introduction to Pinball Wizard and Elton John Hits
Pebbles and Bamm Bamm – Open Up Your Heart and Let the Sunshine In from Modern Stone-Age Melodies
Roy Rogers and Dale Evans – Open Up Your Heart and Let the Sunshine In from From Your Golden Childhood: The Best of Little Golden Records, Vol. 2
Bonus song and video:
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