Song pairs in rock music

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  1. MonetBass

    MonetBass ♪ Just listen ♫ Supporting Member

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    Back in the days of FM radio, there were some songs by certain artists that the DJs would always play back-to-back, usually because there was no space between them on the LP. As a result, if I hear one song without the other, it feels like there's something missing. :eyebrow: Here are some examples:
    "Feeling That Way"/"Anytime" - Journey
    "Heartbreaker"/"Living Loving Maid (She's Just A Woman)" - Led Zeppelin
    "Waitin' For the Bus"/"Jesus Just Left Chicago" - ZZ Top

    What are some others?
  2. southpaw723

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  3. BuckeyeMike

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    "Sirius"/"Eye in the Sky" - Alan Parsons Project
  4. ffutterman

    ffutterman Talentless Bass Enthusiast Supporting Member

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    We Will Rock You/We Are The Champions - Queen

    If you're lucky, every now and then you'll get the whole Another Brick In The Wall suite from Pink Floyd's The Wall. They also do Brain Damage/Eclipse together often.
  5. catcauphonic

    catcauphonic High Freak of the Low Frequencies Supporting Member

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    Many Pink Floyd tracks
  6. catcauphonic

    catcauphonic High Freak of the Low Frequencies Supporting Member

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    ^ from the Wall and Dark Side of the Moon
  7. bassgod0dmw

    bassgod0dmw Supporting Member

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    Yep

    Brain Damage / Eclipse are (dare I say) never played by themselves. They're always played together.
  8. MisterFabulous

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    The Cars- The Cars
    Moving in Stereo / All Mixed Up
  9. elgecko

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    Steve Miller - Threshold/Jet Airliner

    Boston - Foreplay/Long Time
  10. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration Supporting Member

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    Sgt Pepper reprise / A Day in the Life
  11. Roscoe East

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    Yes - "Long Distance Runaround/The Fish" from the Fragile album.
  12. polyrhythmia

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    How about "No Sugar Tonight" and "New Mother Nature" by Guess Who?
  13. catcauphonic

    catcauphonic High Freak of the Low Frequencies Supporting Member

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    Queens We will rock you/we are the champions just came on my radio. Neat
  14. catcauphonic

    catcauphonic High Freak of the Low Frequencies Supporting Member

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    Boston: Foreplay/Long Time
  15. MonetBass

    MonetBass ♪ Just listen ♫ Supporting Member

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    There's one I can't believe I missed. Good one!

    I almost listed Boston's "Foreplay/Long Time", but since those are listed on the album as one track, the band obviously considered them as one.
  16. WillInDenver

    WillInDenver An ounce of perception, a pound of obscure. Supporting Member

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    I would have said "Bye Bye Love" into "Moving With Stereo" - MWS sounds like chapter 2 to me, not chapter 1. But I agree.


    A few from the grunge era, and not necessarily ever played on the radio:

    • Them Bones/Dam That River - Alice In Chains
    • Cherub Rock/Quiet - Smashing Pumpkins
    • Breakerfall/God's Dice - Pearl Jam
  17. Febs

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    The Beatles: Kansas City/Hey Hey Hey
    Elton John: Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding
    Chicago: Hard to Say I'm Sorry/Get Away

    and not that you'd ever hear this one on the radio, but:

    Simon and Garfunkel: Bookends Theme/Save the Life of My Child
  18. PlungerModerno

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    Thin Lizzy - The Cowboy Song / The Boys Are Back In Town.

    Not back to back on the studio album (Jailbreak) but the live link has joined them permanently in my mind :bassist:


    (at about 8 minutes in!)
  19. kevteop

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    Motorhead - Ace of Spades
    Mudhoney - Touch Me I'm Sick
  20. Richland123

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    I have a couple great two-fer songs to add.

    This Beat Goes On/Switchin' To Glide - The Kings


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