your favorite cover tunes

Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by smeags, Feb 28, 2014.

  1. smeags

    smeags militant geek

    heard a couple cover tunes on pandora and it got me to thinking about the great cover songs produced over the years. what are your favs ?

    1- all along the watch tower - bob dylan/hendrix
    2- knocking on heavens door - bob dylan/guns and roses
    2- pretty woman - roy oberson/van halen
    4- come together - beatles/aerosmith
    5- am i evil - diamondhead /metallica
    6- where have all the good times gone - kinks/van halen
    7 - dancing days - zeppelin/stone temple piolts
    8 - you really got me - kinks/van halen
    9- easy - faith no more/commadores
    10 - sabbath bloody sabbath - sabbath/anthrax
     
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  2. Omen

    Omen Speeling Be Champions Staff Member

    Dear Prudence. The Beatle. / souisxe and the banshees.

    Losing my religion. REM / Tori Amos.

    I also dig most of the one you already posted.
     
  3. smeags

    smeags militant geek

    dude tottaly forgot souisxe's cover of dear prudence. excellent cover.

    more great beatles covers - joe cockers - came through the bathroom window & little help from my friends.
     
  4. smeags

    smeags militant geek

    another great one IMO- sweet child of mine GNR/cheryl crow
     
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  5. 86WARD

    86WARD -

    I like the few that pearl Jam does during their live shows. Rocking in the free world, baba O'Reilly, reign o'er me.
     
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  6. smeags

    smeags militant geek

    def good versions by PJ

    how bout faith - george michael/limp bizkit
     
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  7. Walnuts

    Walnuts All-Pro

    Live and Let Die - Wings/GNR

    Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Judy Garland/Iz

    Wild Horses - Stones/Old and In The Way

    Loving Cup - Stones/Phish
     
  8. 86WARD

    86WARD -

    Iz is a good one.
     
  9. DawkinsINT

    DawkinsINT Tebow free since 9/5/2015.

    Just played Cake's version of I Will Survive. Great at any party.
     
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  10. smeags

    smeags militant geek

    come on feel the noise slade/quiet riot

    smokin in the boyz room brownsville station/motley crue

    bohemiam rhapsody queen/puscifier
     
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    DawkinsINT Tebow free since 9/5/2015.

  12. Omen

    Omen Speeling Be Champions Staff Member

    Not a well known one but one of my faves

    My mind is rambling . Junior kimbrough. / black keys


    Nothing compares 2 you. The family (written by prince)/ sinead oconner


    Ghost of Tom joad. bruce Soringsteen \ rage against the machine

     
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  13. Walnuts

    Walnuts All-Pro

    Ooo Omen got me thinking...the whole Townes album by Steve Earle, but especially Rake and Pancho/Lefty. Yewtewb them.
     
  14. Omen

    Omen Speeling Be Champions Staff Member

    You talking about slick willy
     
  15. Jihad Joe

    Jihad Joe Life to Infidels

    NIB Primus with Ozzy

    Les Claypool goes apecrap on the bass
     
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  16. markaz

    markaz Resident Cards Fan Staff Member

    Great thread, @smeags!!

    1. All Along the Watchtower ......none better.
    2. Hey Joe - Hendrix/Billy Roberts (the original by him is great...on YT.)
    3. You Really Got Me - Van Halen/The Kinks
    4. Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Iz Kamakawiwo╩╗ole/Judy Garland
     
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  17. 86WARD

    86WARD -

    Ozzy has a whole album of covers and there are a few good ones on there but I can't remember them off the top of my head...Mississippi Queen is one...
     
  18. DawkinsINT

    DawkinsINT Tebow free since 9/5/2015.

    Sid Vicious - My Way (Frank Sinatra)
    Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen)
    Smashing Pumpkins - Landslide (Fleetwood Mac)
    Sonic Youth - Superstar (The Carpenters)
    U2 - Dancing Barefoot (Patti Smith)
    Johnny Cash - Hurt (NIN)
    Beatles - Twist & Shout (Isley Brothers)
    RHCP - Higher Ground (Stevie Wonder)
    Fishbone - Freddie's Dead (Curtis Mayfield)
    R.E.M. - King Of The Road (Roger Miller)
     
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  19. Jihad Joe

    Jihad Joe Life to Infidels

    A couple gems off of a crapty cover album (did have a few awesome covers though)


    GNR doing The Dead Boys " Aint It Fun"

    GNR doing The s*x Pistols " Black Leather"
     
  20. DawkinsINT

    DawkinsINT Tebow free since 9/5/2015.

    Can't believe I forgot:

    Sublime - Scarlet Begonias (Grateful Dead)