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tango87 11-12-2021 11:44 AM

Lindsey quotes Bacharach!
 
It's been nagging me since his album came out, but I knew I recognised the couplet from 'Santa Rosa', "It doesn't matter what you say, I'm gonna love you any old way". So I finally decided to Google it, and of course it's from 'Baby It's You', written by Burt Bacharach, Luther Dixon and Mack David, although the lyric is slightly different - "it doesn't matter what they say". I know it best from the Beatles version, but it was a big hit for the Shirelles first.

Lindsey's magpie tendencies at work again! He's quoted from the Stones before, and of course from his own songs (and Christine's - "over and over" pops up a lot), but have any of you spotted others?

aleuzzi 11-12-2021 11:58 AM

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Originally Posted by tango87 (Post 1270699)
It's been nagging me since his album came out, but I knew I recognised the couplet from 'Santa Rosa', "It doesn't matter what you say, I'm gonna love you any old way". So I finally decided to Google it, and of course it's from 'Baby It's You', written by Burt Bacharach, Luther Dixon and Mack David, although the lyric is slightly different - "it doesn't matter what they say". I know it best from the Beatles version, but it was a big hit for the Shirelles first.

Lindsey's magpie tendencies at work again! He's quoted from the Stones before, and of course from his own songs (and Christine's - "over and over" pops up a lot), but have any of you spotted others?

Good eye (and ear) tango87. The sentiment is so generic and widespread that I imagine LB isn’t even aware of pinching the line, but pinch he did :)

Or maybe he was aware and this is just one more way he uses pastiche?

Either way, thanks for the spot.

HomerMcvie 11-12-2021 01:16 PM

How does he not get sued for copyright infringement?


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