Covers better than the original

DSkipDSkip Posts: 15,900
edited June 2018 in Music & Movies
Disturbed - The Sound of Silence - No instruments



Bad Wolves - Zombie



Placebo - Running Up That Hill

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  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 7,573
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.
  • MrBuhlMrBuhl Posts: 2,422
    Foo Fighters - Baker Street - maybe not better, but damned enjoyable!

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  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 2,466
    Great thread! Wow, never knew Once Bitten Twice Shy wasn't an original Great White song. I just checked out the original version. Definitely like the Great White version better.
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 21,816
    umm, these are pretty good:









  • Mikey081057Mikey081057 Posts: 6,351
    Maybe better? maybe not....

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  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,425
    If you're goig to pull the Manfred Mann card then Blinded by the Light Mann(1976) is one. Originally done by the Bruce Springsteen 1973

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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 21,816
    edited June 2018
    oooh, youse guyses got me started...






    :p





  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 21,816
    edited June 2018
    gudnoyez wrote: »

    Tesla - of course - did a terrific (acoustic) cover of Five Man Electrical Band's Signs, too.

    I would put a link here, but their version contains a very bad word and thus may be unsuitable for this forum :|

    Go to YT & look it up; it is excellent.

    PS Seasons of Wither is my favorite-est Aerosmith song (FWIW).
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,425
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 21,816
    I wouldn't call this better than the original but:
    1) it sure is different to the original
    and
    2) it was a much bigger hit.

    :)



    ... and the original, for comparison. Way weirder, and great, too, in its own way.

  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 21,816
    edited June 2018
    not quite sure this counts as a cover -- but its author has performed it live (at least)... and the Pointer Sisters sure as heck did do it justice.

    The pause at the end of the bridge in their version is about as good as it gets :)


  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,425
    Hey Doc ...look up ;) ...I posted Manfred :D :D :D
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 21,816
    edited June 2018
    derp, sorry -- I really, truly did miss it :/
    EDIT: Crud. Even the same performance.
    Well, it is a good one :)

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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 21,816
    Van the Man's first (?) band did a nice cover of this Dylan tune, they did.

  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 21,816
    The Dead had a nice way with some of Dylan's magnum opuses (opi?), too.

  • Mikey081057Mikey081057 Posts: 6,351
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  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,425
    i wasn't a big Nirvana groupie fan, but that unplugged gig he did was pretty good
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 21,816
    Local guy (Western MA) who does a nice version of this Buffalo Springfield chestnut.
    Best seen live, but this version should give some sense of his arrangement.

  • Mikey081057Mikey081057 Posts: 6,351
    My New Year's resolution is 3840 × 2160

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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 21,816
    oh, oh, oh!
    Speaking of Stephen Stills... :p



    vs. the original (which is good, but rather different)

    :p

  • Mikey081057Mikey081057 Posts: 6,351
    Nobody got this one?

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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 21,816
    Ms Ronstadt did some nice versions of other folks' songs, too :)
    Particularly Lowell George's & Warren Zevon's.







    The latter, of course, has just exactly the right amount of cowbell.
  • Mikey081057Mikey081057 Posts: 6,351
    you beat me with that one Doc
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  • dkfreebirddkfreebird Posts: 1,091
    Not better than the original but I enjoyed it.
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