The Long and Winding Road and Bridge Over Troubled Water were both written in 1969

That’s interesting because they’re very similar songs imo

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It’s like they were both writing the same song at the same time without realising (or one of them heard the other and tried to rip it off)

Both written by a guy named Paul too

#makeuthink

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Did Gareth Gates and Will Young ever cover the latter though

No matter how many times I hear it, Bridge over troubled water gives me like, good tingles. I think it’s amazing

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Nice

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No but Hear’Say did

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Better

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I don’t think they’re that similar

It would definitely have been more economical to consolidate them into one song:

The long winding road that leads to your door
Via the bridge over troubled water
I’ve seen that road before

That sort of thing.

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BOTW is like if someone said “we want you to write a song like TLAWR but better”

They’re both in E-flat Major with C minor bits

And probably both influenced by Bach

But I think that tonally & conceptually Let it Be & BOTW are closer

Foiled again!

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I listened to Let It Be album this morning. Long and Winding Road is a bit naff.

Edit: shit it’s afternoon. I listened to it this afternoon

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