Relating back to my last post, I just listened to "Hang On Sloopy" by The McCoys, realizing that Rick Derringer was on lead vocals. Just listen to the difference between his young, mid-60s voice, and his 1973 voice. It is amazing that his album All American Boy, containing "Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo," was released only eight years after "Hang On Sloopy" was the number one song in America.
Eight short years later:
You really have to listen to both a few times to notice the resemblance. It is most noticable in the softer parts of "Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo." Just goes to show how some artists changed their sound so much over the years that they became unrecognizable to their original fans. Genesis is another good example of this:
Original Genesis (22 minute progressive masterpiece "Supper's Ready" off of Foxtrot from 1972):
This is only a six minute excerpt.
Invisible Touch Genesis:
Two different bands if you ask me. Or should I say that one is Genesis and the other is Phil Collins.