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RE: Covers that are better than the original

chrisr1718 wrote:

fr0g wrote:

I'd rather have a Tabasco enema than have to listen to that whiney screeching voice any more.

 

So that's a no then, is it?

I think you should meet up with him and offer him the straight choice between the 2, I think he'd change his mind once he saw the large tabasco bottle.  Smile

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW wrote:

chrisr1718 wrote:

fr0g wrote:

I'd rather have a Tabasco enema than have to listen to that whiney screeching voice any more.

 

So that's a no then, is it?

I think you should meet up with him and offer him the straight choice between the 2, I think he'd change his mind once he saw the large tabasco bottle.  Smile

Back on track, my vote for the best cover of a Springsteen song wouldn't go to FGTH's version of Born to Run (obvs) but to this:

Patti Smith -- Because the Night

OK, maybe not technically a cover, since Springsteen's original version wasn't released at the time; it was laid down during the sessions for Darkness on the Edge of Town in 1977/78 and only released in a mucked-about form on The Promise in 2010. Sad to say, the version on The Promise isn't great, and if you've heard the Boss perform it live, you'll know how poor this studio version is. And also how much better the Boss can do it than Patti ...

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RE: Covers that are better than the original

BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW wrote:

chrisr1718 wrote:

fr0g wrote:

I'd rather have a Tabasco enema than have to listen to that whiney screeching voice any more.

 

So that's a no then, is it?

I think you should meet up with him and offer him the straight choice between the 2, I think he'd change his mind once he saw the large tabasco bottle.  Smile

 

I'll take my chances Smile

 

Back on topic...and one from left-field...(I am in Sweden)

Magnus Uggla - Jag och min far

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xuv768_bloggtorget-com-magnus-uggla-jag-och-min-far_music

is a cover version

(originally Olle Ljungström)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwVltW5wejc&feature=kp

 

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Beck – Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometimes

Maybe not better, still pretty good though.

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Tom Jones - Burning Hell

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIO8z4yOA8w

Better than the John Lee Hooker version IMO.

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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road...

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bs_LawZhcCs

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Mushroomhead - Crazy (Adamska / Seal)

 

Red Hot Chilli Peppers - Havanna Affair. Much as I love The Ramones RHCP did it better

 

in fact have a listen to The Ramones tribute album We're a Happy Family. It s full of brilliant covers including Marilyn Manson - The KKK Took My Baby Away

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This Mortal Coil - Song to the Siren (Tim Buckley)

Kirsty MacColl - Days (The Kinks)

Kirsty MacColl - New England (Billy Bragg)

Dubstar - St Swithins Day (Billy Bragg)

Siouxie & The Banshees - Dear Prudence (The Beatles)

 

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Apologies to those die hard heavy metal fans, but I love this version

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqAVk2c-Rac

Hellsongs "Run to the Hills"

originally by Iron Maiden

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Some of my favourite covers are

Rusty cage by Johnny Cash which is a Soundgarden cover

Right here in my arms by Dope Stars Inc which is a H.I.M. cover

Dambusters by JJ All Stars which is a ska cover of the main theme music used in the film The dambusters

Where did you sleep last night by Nirvana which is a Muddy Waters cover

Kiss by Dope Stars Inc which is a London after Midnight cover

The man who sold the world by Nirvana which is a David Bowie cover

 

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Two words, Van Canto ROFL

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"Money (That's What I Want)" - The Flying Lizards.

Covered by loads, but this 1979 version is up there.

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From the fabulous name

From the fabulous name 'Spanky Wilson', she does a great cover of Cream's "Sunshine of your love"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZ-Nf7j2riU

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