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Favorite Cover Songs

Postby UsagiAndMamoru » Sun Apr 09, 2006 10:52 am

Alots to be said about cover songs. Sometimes the covers are better than the originals, sometimes they're not as good, but still enjoyable. Anyway, what are your favorite cover songs? Some of mine are:

"What'd I Say" by Bobby Darin
"Easy" by Faith No More
"You Can't Hurry Love" and "The Times They Are A-Changin'" by Phil Collins
"Knockin' On Heaven's Door" by Guns N' Roses
"Hey Jude" by Wilson Pickett
"Smooth Criminal" by Alien Ant Farm
"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" and "Working In The Coal Mine" by Devo
"Johnny B. Goode" by Judas Priest
"Ball of Confusion" by Love And Rockets
"Wild World" by Mr. Big
"Only One Woman" by Alien
"Twentieth Century Fox" by The Escape Club
"Nobody But Me", "I'm Ready" and "Treat Her Right" by George Thorogood & The Destroyers
"Missing You" by Tina Turner
"Forever Young" by Laura Branigan
"Don't Be Cruel" by Cheap Trick
"Road House Blues" by The Jeff Healey Band
"You're So Vain" by Faster Pussycat
"Your Mama Don't Dance" by Poison
"Summer In The City" by Styx
"Someone To Watch Over Me" by Dennis DeYoung
"Ever Since The World Began" by Tommy Shaw
"Mr. Soul" by Rush
"The Passenger" by Michael Hutchence

Just some I know off the top of my head.
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Postby EddieV » Sun Apr 09, 2006 11:20 am

Rolling Stones_Carol,
Rolling Stones_Little Queenie
Jimi Hendrix_All Along The Watchtower
Jimi Hendrix_Like A Rolling Stones
Hall & Oates_Family Man
The Who_Shakin all Over
Pearl Jam_Last Kiss
Now junior behave yourself
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Postby maccastheman » Sun Apr 09, 2006 11:29 am

Those are all some great choices. Here's a few from the past we picked:

http://www.macca-central.com/macca-foru ... over+songs


I still can't believe everybody leaves out "Respect" by Aretha Franklin. Hands down the greatest cover song ever!
And in the end...
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Postby Genuine_Indian_Guru » Sun Apr 09, 2006 6:03 pm

Ain't too Proud to Beg - Stones
Love is Strange - Wings
A Room with a View - Macca
With a Little Help From my Friends - Joe Cocker
The First Cut is The Deepest - Rod Stewart
I go back so far... I'm in front of me!
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Postby 2 of 3 » Sun Apr 09, 2006 8:17 pm

Every Little Thing - Yes
Helter Skelter - Oasis and U2
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Postby theDingle » Sun Apr 09, 2006 8:25 pm

Those "Summer of Love" covers by Rush are winnerz!

I'm Ready - Aerosmith
Hard To Handle - Black Crowes
Ain't Gonna Stand For It - Clapton
Blue Bayou - Linda Ronstadt
Never Be Anyone Else But You - Emmylou
The Winding Stream - Rosanne Cash
One Woman Man - Red Knuckles & the Trailblazers
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Postby Paperback Writer » Sun Apr 09, 2006 9:42 pm

"Me and Bobby McGee" - Janis Joplin

"Mr. Tambourine Man" - Byrds

"Louie, Louie" - Kingsmen

"Up On the Roof" - Drifters

"Do You Wanna Dance?" - Beach Boys

"Johnny B Goode" - Grateful Dead

"Statesboro Blues" - Allman Brothers

"I Heard It Through the Grapevine" - Creedence Clearwater Revival

"Hound Dog" - Elvis

"You've Got A Friend" - James Taylor
"Step on the gas and wipe that tear away,
One sweet dream came true today!"
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Postby kylestyle » Mon Apr 10, 2006 4:50 am

Nirvana's cover of David Bowie's The Man Who Sold The World!
I needed comfort of love just to get me some piece of mind.. wo-oh
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Postby james1985 » Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:56 am

White Stripes - I Just Don't Know What to Do With Myself
May sweet memories of friends from the past
Always comes to you, when you look for them
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Postby RickStark79 » Mon Apr 10, 2006 2:36 pm

So many good ones:

Waterfalls - Sloan
No More Lonely Nights - The Merrymakers
Maybe I'm Amazed - Virgos Merlot
Coming Up - John Faye Power Trip
Baker Street - Foo Fighters
Down In The Park - Foo Fighters
This Will Be Our Year - OK Go
Black & White - Nada Surf
We Can Work It Out - Stevie Wonder
I Don't Know Why - Rolling Stones
Don't Let Me Down - Stereophonics
The Loner - Supergrass
Abracadabra - Sugar Ray
Gimme Good Lovin - Adrenalin
How Do You Sleep - Magnificent Bastards
Be My Baby - Travis
To Know Her Is To Love Her - John Lennon
Rip It Up/Ready Teddy - John Lennon
She Said Yeah - Paul McCartney
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