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Mafia Drive Gunner

Best Covers You've Heard.

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Calhole

I'm gonna have to go with The Baseballs they do covers of Pop songs and make them amazing and hilarious at the same time.

 

 

 

Jimi Hendrix covering Bob Dylan is a definite classic as well.

 

 

 

and then any cover Johnny Cash did. An absolute legend.

 

 

 

 

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Commander Rofl

Sabaton Cover this song and i think it's brilliant

 

 

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Majestic81

Motorhead covering Metallica

 

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Claude4Catalina
Jimi Hendrix covering Bob Dylan is a definite classic as well.

 

 

you sly gentleman, I've got so much love for Hendrix's cover of All Along The Watchtower, was the first song that popped into my head the moment I saw the title of this thread.

 

the award for worst most recent cover goes to...

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trip

Doesn't everyone do Watchtower?

 

I was at this show cool.gif

 

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fgcarva1

Glad someone bumped this topic. I see a lot of covers I enjoy around here so instead of posting them again here's Rise Against's cover of Bob Dylan's Ballad of Hollis Brown.

 

 

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Mr. Scratch

Gotta love the Murphys

 

And

 

 

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GreatGig

There are so many good covers I know of that I'm not sure where I should begin. I'll post this one for now and add more when/if I remember to do so.

 

I love Pink Floyd with an immense passion and they are by far the greatest influence in my life but this cover can't even be compared to the original. They are both so unique and have such an individual feeling that, in essence, they are no longer the same song at all. I adore both versions hugely and respect the covering artists for treating the song so delicately. Enjoy.

 

 

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t3h PeNgU1N oF d00m

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glenn tha killer

 

 

 

Good sh*t. biggrin.gif

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GreatGig

I came across this about half an hour ago and haven't stopped listening to it. Bloody phenomenal cover. It flips the songs style completely yet keeps the energy flowing through it.

 

 

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gta player13

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OmegaEvolution

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asitsaysinthebook

Nirvana's "Polly"

 

 

Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra's "Polly"

 

 

..Ok, guys, help. How do you put the video IN the post, not just the link?

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trip

I could flood the hell out of this topic. Not kidding with how much restraint I need.

 

Cramps - Surfing Bird.

 

 

Zappa - Whippin Post.

 

 

Dead - It's All Over Now Baby Blue.

 

 

B52's - Downtown(not exactly a 100% cover)...Love this one. inlove.gif

 

 

Devo - Satisfaction

 

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BFR579

As others in this thread have mentioned, Johnny Cash did many great covers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I also loved Norah Jones' cover of Johnny's "Home of the blues":

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Vega LVI

For me, The Rolling Stones have some of the best covers of the some of the best songs I've ever heard. For the most part, I really never find an appeal with cover versions, but The Stones have a great talent with this.

 

, The Rolling Stones (1967)

 

 

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, The Rolling Stones (1974)

 

 

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, The Rolling Stones (1963)

 

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trip
As others in this thread have mentioned, Johnny Cash did many great covers

How about we turn the table and have Zappa doing Cash's - 'Ring of Fire'?

 

 

Great version(if you ask me) by the way.

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BFR579
As others in this thread have mentioned, Johnny Cash did many great covers

How about we turn the table and have Zappa doing Cash's - 'Ring of Fire'?

 

 

Great version(if you ask me) by the way.

Definitley a very interesting cover, thanks for sharing, it's amazing how different each version of the song sounds:

 

 

 

 

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headmetalbanger

 

Mekong Delta - Dance on a Volcano (GENESIS cover)

 

Like more than original.

 

 

 

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Distrom

This guy, he makes a guitar cover of Carry On from Avenged sevenfold. inlove.gif

 

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Rizqan7

I Better Owl City Take To The Sky, And The Real World, That Is Amazing Music That I Ever Heard inlove.gifinlove.gif

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Wolf of Badenoch

Came across this last night and I'm hooked. Completely different and yet so familiar.

 

 

And the original...

 

 

Both are fantastic in their own ways.

Edited by Valenta

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Starion

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Mr Rabbit

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Pyrrhic

Quiet Riot - Come on Feel the Noize

 

 

 

And the original, by Slade. I do prefer this original version however I still think Quiet Riot's version is an awesome song.

 

 

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Shenmue18

Placebo - Running Up That Hill

The Weekend - Dirty Diana

Jimi Hendrix - All Along The Watchtower

Johnny Cash - Hurt

Social Distortion - Ring of Fire

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Steff R

You Me At Six - Poker Face

 

 

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Sunrise Driver

Original by The Moody Blues.

 

 

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