That sounds just like ...
You ever hear a song on the radio and swear up and down it's one of your favorite bands -- until the DJ comes on and says it's somebody else?
There are more than a few bands with big hits that sound exactly like another band. I mean, almost identical.
A couple songs like this immediately come to mind. The first one that always confuses me is "Lonely is the Night" by Billy Squire. This tune -- from the high pitched vocals to the fuzzy guitar riffs and booming drums -- has Led Zeppelin (pictured) written all over it.
I'm a big fan of the Zep. The first time I heard "Lonely is the Night," I was stunned. Was this a Zeppelin song I'd never heard before? Where did it come from? I own all their albums. But did I miss something?
Nope. It was Billy Squire, who I'd never heard of at the time.
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