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  • I think these 2 songs may be related (one may have influenced the other).

    Might Cream had the intro from "The Gorilla" when they arranged the intro to "I Feel Free"? Or am I stretching things a little too far ? I'm hearing a strong similarity.



    The Ideals (has a little nostalgic radio ad intro) - The Gorilla

    http://youtu.be/ZUijL7pam6s



    Cream - I Fell Free

    http://youtu.be/2fLn9Z1G_LE



    Dave
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  • #2
    Definitely a connection. Excellent of you to spot it! Your English cats diggin' American Black music again...
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    • #3
      The Shandells (not to be confused with the Shondells or the Standells) version is cool also. They sound like the early Mothers. (or vice versa)
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      • #4
        I don't hear the similarity .
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        • #5
          OK, I just listened to each one and made note about the timings of the similarities. Keep in mind I'm only really talking about the intro of each song.



          The Gorilla @ about 30 seconds begins the lower/bassy riff

          The Gorilla @ about 39 seconds begins the soprano/treble counter riff

          I Feel Free@ start of song begins the lower/bassy riff

          I Feel Free @ 10 seconds begins the sopranno/treble counter riff



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