Covers better than the original

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  • stuweestuwee Posts: 1,536
    Just listened to this again, Hall and Oats doing "Philadelphia Freedom", https://www.bing.com/search?q=hall+and+oats+philly+fredom+video&form=EDGEAR&qs=PF&cvid=9f9877aaae67405b9b43eb5ba153f621&cc=US&setlang=en-US&PC=HCTS

    They slow it waaaay down, jazzy, bluesy dig it!!! Hall does some amazing vocals on this one, if ya don't feel your shoulders dipping and moving forward to the beat, check your pulse...
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  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 2,046
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  • Mikey081057Mikey081057 Posts: 5,699
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,967
    stuwee wrote: »
    Just listened to this again, Hall and Oats doing "Philadelphia Freedom", https://www.bing.com/search?q=hall+and+oats+philly+fredom+video&form=EDGEAR&qs=PF&cvid=9f9877aaae67405b9b43eb5ba153f621&cc=US&setlang=en-US&PC=HCTS

    They slow it waaaay down, jazzy, bluesy dig it!!! Hall does some amazing vocals on this one, if ya don't feel your shoulders dipping and moving forward to the beat, check your pulse...

    Along those lines -- Sting did a nice take on Reg & Bernie's Come Down in Time on the tribute album, Two Rooms.

  • jeremymarcinkojeremymarcinko Posts: 3,296
    Those of you with Spotify check out Luke Combs cover of Ed Sheerens “Dive”

    https://open.spotify.com/track/2VWBdFsDJVGlRTdz4PvYwy?si=6LklFAXiTwK4G05aVhbBIg
    Oh, Listen here mister. We got no way of understandin' this world. But we got as much sense of this bird flyin in the sky. Now there is a lot that bird don't know, but it don't change the fact that the world is happening to him all the same. What I am tryin to say is, is that the course of your life, well its changing, and you don't even see it- Forest Bondurant
  • verbverb Posts: 4,459
    DSkip wrote: »
    Disturbed - The Sound of Silence - No instruments



    Very cool! I do like their original version too. David Draiman really has a great voice!
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  • headrottheadrott Posts: 5,359
    Not sure they are better than the originals, but they are very different than the originals. I like them alot. Did you really think I would leave YES out of this thread!? :D
    YES, doing Simon and Garfunkle's America:


    YES doing Roger's and Hammerstin's "Something's Coming":
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  • mantismantis Posts: 15,119
    edited July 2018
    So Much better then the original
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  • Mikey081057Mikey081057 Posts: 5,699
    Skynryd rendition of a JJ Cale Classic....




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  • verbverb Posts: 4,459
    One of my all time faves. Queensryche Della Brown unplugged.
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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 12,078
    Awesome song and show...
  • rooftop59rooftop59 Posts: 4,890
    Time after time:
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    Amie - counting crows
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  • rooftop59rooftop59 Posts: 4,890
    Ring them bells - sarah jarosz
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  • rooftop59rooftop59 Posts: 4,890
    Adele - love song
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  • rooftop59rooftop59 Posts: 4,890
    I’m gonna get lashed for this one lol...

    John Mayer - Hendrix’s wait till tomorrow
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,967
    Not sure if this one has been mentioned...


    hey, Sinead O'Connor's cover of that is pretty good, too ;)
  • 55LS7055LS70 Posts: 163
    I thought Aerosmith (aided by Dick Wagner, Steve Hunter, the Brecker Brothers, etc.) did a great version of Tiny Bradshaw's "Train Kept A Rollin". I also got copies of it by the Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin.
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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 12,078
    Not sure if this one has been mentioned...


    Such a great voice gone way to soon.
  • GlennDogGlennDog Posts: 1,629
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    I dont' think this one's been mentioned yet -- this ditty by John Hiatt is a terrific song, but there's probably little argument that Bonnie Raitt absolutely owns the song.

    Fixed it for you, Doc

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  • GlennDogGlennDog Posts: 1,629
    Hiatt co-wrote this one . . .. Jeff Healey owns it!



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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 19,967
    derp :(

    Speaking of John Hiatt covers, though...



  • GlennDogGlennDog Posts: 1,629
    Texas boys take note . . . For those that were country before country was cool
    A Bob Wills and The Texas Playboys ditty . . Thank God for Merle’s interputation





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  • GlennDogGlennDog Posts: 1,629
    I’m on a Bob Wills roll . . . Red Steagall cover

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  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,981
  • JstasJstas Posts: 13,703
    Was this posted yet, 'cause I like it better than the original.


    You're just jealous 'cause the voices don't talk to you!
  • stretchlstretchl Posts: 1,121
    "Blinded by the Light" Manfred > Bruce

    "Respect" Aretha > Otis

    "Summertime Blues" The Who > All others :)
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