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The thread about Ernie Bush 'Breakaway' made me think. With that, there's Toni Basil, Valentines, Linda Lloyd and Steve Karmen. Five different songs, all played out and all called 'Breakaway'. A couple more and you'd have enough for a short spot.

Are there any other examples of multiple different records of the same title? Or is 'Breakaway' the winner of this entirely pointless category?

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Six.  You forgot the Frank Popp Ensemble!  There's also:

Call On Me - Barbara Mercer / Bobby Bland

I'll Be Around - Detroit Spinners / Gino Washington

I Still Love You - The Seven Souls / The Superlatives / The Casinos / Ann Sexton / Cody Black / The Four Larks / Harry Deal & The Galaxies

Tell Her - Jimmy 'Soul Clark / Dean Parrish

What Am I Gonna Do - Gloria Scott / Eddie Daye & The Four Bars

Don't Pity Me - Joanie Sommers / Sue Lynne

I'm So Lonely - Dan Brantley / Smoke

Plus loads more which I can't think of right now.  But it looks like "I Still Love You" is a close contender to Breakaway.

 

Edited by Gene-R

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A couple more "Breakaway's" for the pile - Both different from the previous 6

Irma Thomas - Breakaway

Derek Martin - Breakaway

Des

Edited by SOUL INC

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Dee Dee Sharp also sang What Am I Gonna Do.  I'd bet that I could look through my collection and find 10 more different songs titled "Breakaway" and 10 more titled "I Still Love You", and 10 more titled "I'm So Lonely" and 10 more titled "Don't Pity Me" (but then, fully half my collection was released during the 1950s (so it wouldn't be surprising).

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Don't Pity Me - Joanie Sommers / Sue Lynne

Also by the Velours (other side to I'm Gonna Change)

A top play in my house at one time

Regards

Also Faith, Hope & Charity - Don't Pity Me - 20th century.

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A couple more "Breakaway's" for the pile - Both different from the previous 6

Irma Thomas - Breakaway

Derek Martin - Breakaway

Des

Lewis Sisters as well (and a chocolate bar:thumbsup:)

Edited by sjclement

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Also Faith, Hope & Charity - Don't Pity Me - 20th century.

Plus Thelma Houston did it on Tamla... but maybe this doesn't count as I think it might be the same song?

I'll have to check...

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Apparently 'Hold On' is the commonest song title ever (40 charting records with that title) although apart from The Radiants I can't find any other soul versions.

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Apparently 'Hold On' is the commonest song title ever (40 charting records with that title) although apart from The Radiants I can't find any other soul versions.

O'jays, B side of Working On Your Case. Great dancer. also a blue eyed version played at Wigan by the Generation.

 

Paul

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Here's five more:

"Hold on" - Judy Freeman & Blackrock on RCA

"Hold on" - O'Jays on Minit

"Hold on" - Fascinations on Mayfield

"Hold on" - Marvin Smith on Brunswick

"Hold on" - James Carr on Atlantic

There's lots more with the words "Hold on" as part of the title but these were just a few more well known titles I could think of.

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Here's five more:

"Hold on" - Judy Freeman & Blackrock on RCA

"Hold on" - O'Jays on Minit

"Hold on" - Fascinations on Mayfield

"Hold on" - Marvin Smith on Brunswick

"Hold on" - James Carr on Atlantic

There's lots more with the words "Hold on" as part of the title but these were just a few more well known titles I could think of.

Jackey Beavers on Sound Stage 7.

Edited by Steve S 60

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"Hold on" - James Carr on Atlantic YOU meant Tommy Hunt but then that is the same song as Marvin Smith.

The James Carr song was written by Tommy Tate & Carson Whitsett.

Yes, I only mentioned the one by Marvin Smith, which was written by Van McCoy, as was Tommy Hunt's version - maybe I ought to have used Tommy Hunt as an example as it did actually come out before Marvin Smith's.

But as it was only an example of different songs with the same name rather than the first ones to come out, I wasn't really taking that much notice! :wink:

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I Still Love You - The Seven Souls / The Superlatives / The Casinos / Ann Sexton / Cody Black / The Four Larks / Harry Deal & The Galaxies

....Plus loads more which I can't think of right now.  But it looks like "I Still Love You" is a close contender to Breakaway.

 

Also, The TSU Tornadoes.

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