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    Default What songs from the Dave and Sam eras ...

    Are similar in some way/ways?

    The groove in one of my favorite tunes from 1984 ...



    Is similar to the groove in one of my favorite tunes from OU812 ...



    Also, both of those songs remind me of AC/DC songs. Back In Black for Drop Dead Legs and Rock 'N' Roll Ain't Noise Pollution for Black And Blue.
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    Kinda obvious, but you asked.

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    The most obvious?

    Sucker/Panama imo.


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    ^^^That is always the first one that jumps to mind for me. Sucker is like Panama part II. It just goes to show that Sucker isn't a very popular song despite being closer to the Dave era format.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlindtotheWorld View Post
    ^^^That is always the first one that jumps to mind for me. Sucker is like Panama part II. It just goes to show that Sucker isn't a very popular song despite being closer to the Dave era format.
    Another one that mysteriously disappeared. Never heard from it again after MOR.

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    It's not Dave vs. Sam but "You and Your Blues" has always sounded like "One I Want 2.0" to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlindtotheWorld View Post
    ^^^That is always the first one that jumps to mind for me. Sucker is like Panama part II. It just goes to show that Sucker isn't a very popular song despite being closer to the Dave era format.
    Sucker is still my favorite off that album.

    Another obvious one is Source Of Infection following the blueprint of HFT and I'm The One.

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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    Are similar in some way/ways?

    The groove in one of my favorite tunes from 1984 ...



    Is similar to the groove in one of my favorite tunes from OU812 ...



    Also, both of those songs remind me of AC/DC songs. Back In Black for Drop Dead Legs and Rock 'N' Roll Ain't Noise Pollution for Black And Blue.
    Very similar grooves musically. But also one where both singers really follow right along with the groove with their deliveries. Unusual since both have such distinctly different styles of singing and writing vocal melodies.

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    The revved up beat Al plays during the HOP solo he repeated in "5150" and Feeling solos.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jedi McFly View Post
    It's not Dave vs. Sam but "You and Your Blues" has always sounded like "One I Want 2.0" to me.
    I agree. When I first heard the intro to the song I immediately noticed that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JUNGLE DRUMMER View Post
    Sucker is still my favorite off that album.

    Another obvious one is Source Of Infection following the blueprint of HFT and I'm The One.
    Which is probably why I've always loved Source Of Infection.
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    "Dance the Night Away" and "Top of the World" have similar choruses; try singing either song's lyric over the other.

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    1 Light Up the Sky
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    One ends with "Light em Up!"
    One starts with "Light em Up!"

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