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To always confuse 'Baker Street' with 'Layla'?

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StuRedman Tue 17-May-16 18:16:10

DH thinks I'm bonkers and that they have nothing at all in common but every time either is on the radio I always get confused. Baker Street is on now and Dh got in there first and said, 'hey love, Layla's on the radio' and it took me a few bars to realise he was taking the piss.

Surely it's not just me?

OurBlanche Tue 17-May-16 18:20:25

Yes, it's just you!

Guitar or saxaphone

Gerry Rafferty or Eric Clapton

Middle of the road or searing angst

As you say, not at all alike grin

StuRedman Tue 17-May-16 18:26:03

I thought it might be just me! Any idea at all why they are so mixed up in my head?

steff13 Tue 17-May-16 18:27:06

It's just you.

wasonthelist Tue 17-May-16 18:27:58

It really is just you and your 70s radio station smile

scarednoob Tue 17-May-16 18:31:18

Definitely just you. I am trying now and can't see how they are at all alike! smile

scarednoob Tue 17-May-16 18:32:07

However, it is absolutely impossible for 2 people to sing the theme tunes to "the flumps" and "the pink panther" at the same time. One of you will get sucked into following the other, like a convent of nuns on their periods!

Backingvocals Tue 17-May-16 18:33:49

Actually I have never thought this before but now you've put this in my mind I do actually see your point.

VulcanWoman Tue 17-May-16 18:34:57

Bloody love those two songs.

AlbusPercival Tue 17-May-16 18:47:24

It's not just you OP I do the same!

StillStayingClassySanDiego Tue 17-May-16 18:48:38

Baker Street is one of my top ten songs, it uplifts me whenever I play it.

WordGetsAround Tue 17-May-16 18:49:58

Can't believe there are two of you! Both brilliant songs, although Layla is absolutely perfect!

Oldraver Tue 17-May-16 18:51:30

How could you....Baker Street is such dross, I have to turn the radio off if it comes on

StillStayingClassySanDiego Tue 17-May-16 18:52:42

.*Baker Street is such dross*, whatttttttttttttttt ;shock

StuRedman Tue 17-May-16 18:58:25

grin Yay! Other people who get it!

booklooker Tue 17-May-16 19:00:51

I always loved the rumour that it was Bob 'I'll have a D please Bob' Holness who did the Baker Street sax bit

BestIsWest Tue 17-May-16 19:03:53

Nope. Completely different but love them both.

AlbusPercival Tue 17-May-16 19:05:13

It's the opening bit. Clearly once they sing I know the difference grin

The80sweregreat Tue 17-May-16 19:08:17

Totally different songs.
Love them both.

pigsDOfly Tue 17-May-16 19:18:37

Can see why you get confused OP and they're both great but Baker Street just hits me every time I hear it; mainly because it reminds me of so many amazing times, and that sax just takes me right back to those times every single time I hear it.

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