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Cover Songs

Post by muggle » 31 Jan 2015, 19:12

List some great cover songs including you preference of which you like best.

I will start with :

"I Will Always Love You".

Cover by Whitney Houston

Original by Dolly Parton.......I like both versions but favor Dolly Parton's original

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Post by Cbrunyate » 09 Feb 2015, 10:41

I really like the Johnny Cash version of the song "Hurt" by Nine Inch Nails. Strange crossover/cover, but it works!

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Post by L Brox » 09 Feb 2015, 10:51

I absolutely love the Kings of Leon cover of 'Dancing on my own' originally by Robyn.

Another favourite of mine is Thirty Seconds to Mars' cover of 'Stay' originally by Rihanna.
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Post by muggle » 10 Feb 2015, 11:40

One of my favorite Cover songs is:

Me And Bobby McGhee.....written by the great multi-talented Kris Kristofferson

Original version by Roger Miller but

The Janis Joplin version blows your socks off
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXV_QjenbDw

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Post by mtnhicks » 10 Feb 2015, 17:06

Welcome to the Jungle cover by Appetite for Destruction.

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Post by kitkatreader » 11 Feb 2015, 00:21

I absolutely love the Gabrielle Aplin and Bastille cover of "Dreams", originally by Fleetwood Mac. It's very new age and gives a different life to the song!

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Post by muggle » 11 Feb 2015, 08:53

City Of New Orleans

Cover - Willie Nelson

Original - Arlo Guthrie

I think it is a tie as I love both songs.

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Post by CataclysmicKnight » 13 Feb 2015, 21:44

I LOVE COVERS!!!!!!

Some of my favorites...

"The Wind Beneath My Wings" by Sonata Arctica
Seal's "Crazy" by Mushroomhead
Britney Spears' "Baby One More Time" by August Burns Red (because it's screamo and hysterical!)
"Who Wants to Live Forever" by Breaking Benjamin
"Over My Head (Cable Car)" by A Day to Remember (he sings it so well, and then a couple places goes METAL with it!)
"House of the Rising Sun" by Five Finger Death Punch
"King of Pain" by Mudvayne
"Snowblind" by System of a Down

ANY of the "10 Second Songs" on Youtube (one guy sings a song in a bunch of different styles, most of his impressions are really awesome!)
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Post by Jesska6029 » 06 Mar 2015, 17:30

I really love Ed Sheeran's cover of "Stay with Me. One of my favorite covers is "You Don't Own Me" by Joan Jett.
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Post by wqasderaa » 08 May 2015, 07:10

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Post by DATo » 08 May 2015, 08:04

Once again, I must put in a plug for Pentatonix (PTX).

Their cover-mix of Break Free and See Through ... Mitch's voice is only matched by the angels. Totally a'capella - no musical instruments of any kind.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZyYHOFL-MU
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Post by Bighuey » 10 May 2015, 08:49

Shake Rattle and Roll original Big Joe Turner cover Bill Haley and the Comets.

Satisfied Mind original Jean Shepherd cover Robert Gordon

Hound Dog Original Big Mama Thornton cover Elvis

Dueling or Fueding Banjos original Arthur "Guitar" Smith and Don Reno cover Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell

Are you Lonesome Tonight original Charles Hart from 1927 cover Elvis

The Twist original Hank Ballard cover Chubby Checker
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Post by BlaqkViolette » 12 May 2015, 10:39

"Tainted Love" by Soft Cell. Also love the Marilyn Manson version.

"With A Little Help From My Friends" by Joe Cocker.

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Post by Bighuey » 12 May 2015, 20:29

I Want To Be A Cowboys Sweetheart Original Patsy Montana cover Leann Rimes

This is probably a cover of a cover but House Of The Rising Sun originally came from about the 16th century and Woody Guthrie did the version we hear today and it has been covered by many since then. I think the best version is by Bob Dillon.
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Post by Lovely_Loreley » 13 May 2015, 12:25

DATo wrote:Once again, I must put in a plug for Pentatonix (PTX).

Their cover-mix of Break Free and See Through ... Mitch's voice is only matched by the angels. Totally a'capella - no musical instruments of any kind.
I agree! PTX has some of the BEST covers and their voices are amazing!

I also really like any cover by Tanner Patrick, I could listen to his voice all day long! (I'm too new to post a link to any of his videos but I suggest you look him up on youtube, he has a lot of covers)
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