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Borrowed Tunes: Rod Stewart does Mott the Hoople

Rod Stewart’s “Baby Jane,” a UK #1 and a US #14, lifted its central hook from Mott the Hoople’s “Wrong Side of the River.” I wonder if Mick Ralphs ever realized it or cared.

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Mott the Hoople – “Wrong Side of the River” (1971) (excerpt)
Written by: Mick Ralphs

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Rod Stewart – “Baby Jane” (1983) (excerpt)
Written by: Rod Stewart and Jay Davis

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One Response to “Borrowed Tunes: Rod Stewart does Mott the Hoople”

  1. Lon E Says:

    Same key!

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