The Great Mistakes

Tom Petty made one of the great “mistake songs” with “Even The Losers.” photo credit: Getty
The Great Mistakes On Music 101

Did you know some of your favorite songs contain mistakes that were deliberately left in? Some are obvious, some aren’t. This week, we’ll highlight some of the “great mistakes.”

The episode proves that sometimes a mistake song is just perfect, indeed. 

Songs featured on this week’s episode:

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers | “Even The Losers”
The Beatles | “Helter Skelter”
Marty Robbins |  “Don’t Worry”
Fontella Bass |  “Rescue Me”
The Beatles |  “Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da”
Madness | “One Step Beyond”
Mamas & Papas |  “I Saw Her Again”
David Bowie |  “The Jean Genie”
B-52’s | “Love Shack”
Radiohead |  “Creep”
Big Star | “Don’t Lie To Me”
The Who | “Eminence Front”