Oh! I Always Get Those Two Mixed Up!

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gigolo aunts / geraldine fibbers

(cue like half an hour wasted trying to remember-name-of / find-youtube-video for "california tuffy")

nabisco, Monday, 7 January 2008 22:07 (6 years ago) Permalink

as i demonstrated on the funk-rock drumming thread, i confuse mani and reni of stone roses.

tipsy mothra, Monday, 7 January 2008 22:10 (6 years ago) Permalink

kingkongvsgodzilla, Tuesday, 8 January 2008 02:01 (6 years ago) Permalink

gigolo aunts / geraldine fibbers

(cue like half an hour wasted trying to remember-name-of / find-youtube-video for "california tuffy")

gigolo aunts were boston power pop, that bloom single was a huge local hit when i was in high school. i think they had chloe sevigny on the cover of their major label album?

was california tuffy that "oh palm trees, sway in the breeze, i'll be alone forever" song? that had a pretty good hook if i remember. dammit, now i'm going to have to search for that too.

chicago kevin, Tuesday, 8 January 2008 02:10 (6 years ago) Permalink

wow, that video looks REALLY dated now.

chicago kevin, Tuesday, 8 January 2008 02:15 (6 years ago) Permalink

James Redd and the Blecchs, Thursday, 10 January 2008 18:50 (6 years ago) Permalink

that video is awesome though, kevin! it was giving me more of a "90s were pretty cool" thing than a "dated" thing.

but yes, rock band members in shorts and whatnot

nabisco, Thursday, 10 January 2008 19:38 (6 years ago) Permalink

Def Leppard, Deep Purple, and Jethro Tull.

Motley Crüe and Husker Dü.

It's just because of the names, I don't know any of these bands' music.

Tuomas, Thursday, 10 January 2008 23:09 (6 years ago) Permalink

An opposite example: The Smiths and The Cure. Obviously I know that these are different bands with different images, but if just hear their music without any other information, I often mix them up.

Tuomas, Thursday, 10 January 2008 23:13 (6 years ago) Permalink

what

Just got offed, Thursday, 10 January 2008 23:28 (6 years ago) Permalink

Well, they're both sort of dangly, wailing indie bands with whiny vocalists. Of course if I see their videos I can tell them apart, because one is lead by a goth and the other one by a mod. But there isn't that much difference in the music.

Tuomas, Thursday, 10 January 2008 23:32 (6 years ago) Permalink

hmmmm

That one guy that hit it and quit it, Thursday, 10 January 2008 23:34 (6 years ago) Permalink

William Golding (Lord of the Flies)
William Goldman (Princess Bride)

Autumn Almanac, Thursday, 10 January 2008 23:34 (6 years ago) Permalink

Judy Henske/Carolyn Hester

James Redd and the Blecchs, Friday, 11 January 2008 17:42 (6 years ago) Permalink

Horton Foote and Shelby Foote

Rock Hardy, Monday, 14 January 2008 02:48 (6 years ago) Permalink

Keith Carradine/David Carradine
David Carradine/David Cassidy

Capitaine Jay Vee, Monday, 14 January 2008 07:02 (6 years ago) Permalink

Albert Finney / Brian Cox - who don't really look that similar to me, but I often get them confused. Particularly after watching the 2nd and 3rd Bourne movies over the past two days where they played similar-ish roles.

joygoat, Monday, 14 January 2008 07:15 (6 years ago) Permalink

charles durning / fred thompson

remy bean, Monday, 14 January 2008 07:32 (6 years ago) Permalink

steve guttenberg, tom hanks

actually not any more, this was more when i was a kid.

Ste, Monday, 14 January 2008 09:40 (6 years ago) Permalink

Michael Jacksons Beat It & Billy Jean

Ste, Monday, 14 January 2008 09:49 (6 years ago) Permalink

But they're easy to tell apart: "Beat It" begins with a guitar riff and "Billy Jean" with a synth riff.

Tuomas, Monday, 14 January 2008 11:35 (6 years ago) Permalink

it's not so much when i'm listening to them, it's more when i'm talking about them to someone else. Or if Beat It comes on the radio I say "oh i think this is my fave jacko tune" and then realise its not, it's billy jean.

Ste, Monday, 14 January 2008 11:39 (6 years ago) Permalink

Yeah, I can get that. I always mix "We Are the World" and Jacko's "Heal the World" in my head, to the extent of singing the lyrics of the latter to the tune of the former.

Tuomas, Monday, 14 January 2008 11:44 (6 years ago) Permalink

Susan Sontag and Suzanne Somers
Guided by Voices and His Name is Alive
Recently: Deerhoof and Deerhunter

Paul in Santa Cruz, Monday, 14 January 2008 15:49 (6 years ago) Permalink

Susan Sontag and Valerie Solanos

Mark C, Monday, 14 January 2008 17:37 (6 years ago) Permalink

my ass & a hole in the ground

gff, Monday, 14 January 2008 17:44 (6 years ago) Permalink

A-plus shinola

James Redd and the Blecchs, Wednesday, 16 January 2008 23:20 (6 years ago) Permalink

Surprised no one put
Leon Russell/Leon Redbone/Redbone

James Redd and the Blecchs, Wednesday, 16 January 2008 23:21 (6 years ago) Permalink

Iain Banks/Ian Rankin

James Redd and the Blecchs, Wednesday, 16 January 2008 23:22 (6 years ago) Permalink

Shoulder/Elbow
Yesterday/Tomorrow
Mick Ronson/Mark Ronson

Kate, non masonic, Wednesday, 16 January 2008 23:50 (6 years ago) Permalink

William Blake and Robert Blake, unfortunately.

polyphonic, Wednesday, 16 January 2008 23:57 (6 years ago) Permalink

You and David Lynch both.

James Redd and the Blecchs, Thursday, 17 January 2008 03:24 (6 years ago) Permalink

Maria Muldaur- Midnight At The Oasis/Melissa Manchester- Midnight Blue

James Redd and the Blecchs, Saturday, 19 January 2008 04:41 (6 years ago) Permalink

The bands Client, Clinic, and Metric.

naus, Monday, 21 January 2008 04:55 (6 years ago) Permalink

Ricky Lee Jones / Tommy Lee Jones / Tommy Lee

S-, Monday, 21 January 2008 05:09 (6 years ago) Permalink

Artie Butler/Artie Ripp/Artie Resnick/Steve Sesnick/Artie Wayne/Artie Fufkin

James Redd and the Blecchs, Sunday, 27 January 2008 22:00 (6 years ago) Permalink

Jeff Barry/Barry Mann

James Redd and the Blecchs, Sunday, 27 January 2008 22:04 (6 years ago) Permalink

I guess I should have put Artie Kaplan up there too.

James Redd and the Blecchs, Monday, 28 January 2008 22:13 (6 years ago) Permalink

Kathy Moffat/Kathy Selden

James Redd and the Blecchs, Friday, 8 February 2008 16:54 (6 years ago) Permalink

the bands The 1900s and The 1990s

Simon H., Friday, 8 February 2008 16:57 (6 years ago) Permalink

James Redd and the Blecchs, Wednesday, 13 February 2008 02:08 (6 years ago) Permalink

I used to always mix up Woodward and Bernstein. Never knew who was who.

Le Bateau Ivre, Wednesday, 13 February 2008 18:05 (6 years ago) Permalink

(I was very happy when people started saying Woodstein, obv.)

Le Bateau Ivre, Wednesday, 13 February 2008 18:05 (6 years ago) Permalink

robert palmer and robert plant

the sir weeze, Wednesday, 13 February 2008 19:02 (6 years ago) Permalink

although it wouldve been pretty sweet to see robert palmer sing for led zeppelin

the sir weeze, Wednesday, 13 February 2008 19:02 (6 years ago) Permalink

Jimmie Haskell/Jimmy Haslip

James Redd and the Blecchs, Tuesday, 19 February 2008 03:15 (6 years ago) Permalink

derek jarman and derek jeter

bell_labs, Tuesday, 26 February 2008 21:44 (6 years ago) Permalink

Paul Krassner/Paul Kantner

kingkongvsgodzilla, Saturday, 1 March 2008 10:24 (6 years ago) Permalink

Jeanette Winterson and Marilynne Robinson

Øystein, Saturday, 1 March 2008 12:07 (6 years ago) Permalink

I have no idea why, but Schopenhauer and Scriabin.

roxymuzak, Saturday, 1 March 2008 19:11 (6 years ago) Permalink


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