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« Reply #50 on: May 28, 2018, 06:01:45 PM »

2Buckethead - You did really? Ray's voice is too distinct to mistake it. "Sunny Afternoon" is big favorite by The Kinks, bigger than "Waterloo Sunset". Re: John Sebastian, I'd say he's the Doug Sahm of LS. Doug Sahm is founder, lead singer & main songwriter of the Texan band Sir Douglas Quintet. He & John even kinda look alike.
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« Reply #51 on: May 28, 2018, 10:59:50 PM »

RRA1 - That's why I said that I was embarrassed to say it. I think that what confused me was more the style of Sunny Afternoon
than the voice. It is kind of Lovin' Spoonful-ish, IMO.   
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« Reply #52 on: May 29, 2018, 06:16:42 AM »

There was a time when I thought Go All the Way by the Raspberries was Fleetwood Mac. 

Also, I'm ashamed to admit this on a BB board, but I used to think Surf City and Little Old Lady from Pasadena were Beach Boys songs. 
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« Reply #53 on: May 29, 2018, 09:42:13 AM »

the latter two  songs, I'm sure, are still BB songs in the minds of many.
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« Reply #54 on: May 29, 2018, 02:57:44 PM »

Yes indeed. It kinda makes sense but not really - BBs' vocals differ drastically than J&D's. They're better, cooler, brighter. J&D smoke shyly in the corner. People should've realized it way before. But what funny, I still see "Beach Boys The Lion Sleeps Tonight" in various sites. The mind boggles. Roll Eyes
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« Reply #55 on: May 29, 2018, 03:26:13 PM »

There was a time when I thought Go All the Way by the Raspberries was Fleetwood Mac. 

Also, I'm ashamed to admit this on a BB board, but I used to think Surf City and Little Old Lady from Pasadena were Beach Boys songs. 
Go Your Own Way/Go All the Way mashup?

I would bet many people think of those 2 Jan and Dean songs as BB's songs - the BB's did them in concert many times.

I used to get some band names mixed up:

the Pixies and the Posies is the only one i can think of right now

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« Reply #56 on: May 29, 2018, 03:39:15 PM »

The lady who interviewed each BB - Ida B - gone seriously cuckoo for "Little old lady from Pasadena". She repeated this song title again & again. Brian said "That's Jan & Dean", you'd think she'd shut up but nope. Such weirdo.
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« Reply #57 on: May 30, 2018, 05:36:13 AM »

There was a time when I thought Go All the Way by the Raspberries was Fleetwood Mac. 

Also, I'm ashamed to admit this on a BB board, but I used to think Surf City and Little Old Lady from Pasadena were Beach Boys songs. 
Go Your Own Way/Go All the Way mashup?

I would bet many people think of those 2 Jan and Dean songs as BB's songs - the BB's did them in concert many times.

I used to get some band names mixed up:

the Pixies and the Posies is the only one i can think of right now



The Beach Boys poled fun at the mistaken identity with J&D on their late 90s appearance on Home Improvement.   As I recall, Tim asked the band to do Little Old Lady, and was corrected, then Tim said something to the effect of, "Well, there's Little Deuece Coupe, but that's not you guys."
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