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Old 11-16-2010, 08:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Guns n Roses - Hair Of The Dog
Mountain - Theme For A Imaginary Western
Black Sabbath - Evil Woman
Eric Clapton - Stone Free
David Bowie - Penny Lane
Metallica - Whiskey In The Jar
Mott The Hoople - Come on Baby Let's Go Downtown
John Lennon - Ruby Tuesday
Def Leppard - Rebel Rebel
Bruce Dickinson - All the Young Dudes
Pearl Jam - I've Got A Feeling
Motley Crue - Street Fighting Man
Bon Jovi - Levon
Blind Melon - Out On The Tiles
Elton John - Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds
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Old 11-17-2010, 11:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
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She's Not There- Santana
Cum On Feel The Noize- Quiet Riot
Come Together- Aerosmith
The River- The Clarks
You Really Got Me- Van Halen
Dreams I'll Never See- Molly Hatchett
It's My Life- No Doubt
Diamonds And Rust- Judas Priest
Since You've Been Gone- Rainbow
Can't Explain- Scorpions
Magical Mystery Tour- Cheap Trick
Without You- Harry Nilsson
Liar- Three Dog Night
Feelin' Alright- Joe Cocker
Oh Well- The Rockets
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Old 11-17-2010, 12:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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In No order:

Pipeline - Johnny Thunders
Inna Gadda Davida - Slayer
Up Around the Bend - Hanoi Rocks
Star Star - Joan Jett
Delilah - Sensational Alex Harvey Band
Substitute - Great White
These Boots - Splat Cats
Boom Boom Out Go the Lights - Pat Travers
Alligator Wine - Jeff Buckley
Pills - NY Dolls
Gimme Shelter - Goo Goo Dolls
Green Onions - 5,6,7,8's
The Way I Walk - Robert Gordon
Carol - Rolling Stones
Brand New Cadillac by Teenage Head
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Old 11-18-2010, 07:16 AM   #4 (permalink)
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In no particular order...

David Bowie - Friday on My Mind
Queensryche - Scarborough Fair
Phil Collins - You Can't Hurry Love
Overkill - Frankenstein
David Bowie - Let's Spend the Night Together
Johnny Cash - Hurt
Judas Priest - Diamonds and Rust
Aerosmith - Train Kept A Rollin'
The Dillinger Escape Plan (w/ Mike Patton) - Come to Daddy
Feist - Inside Out (cover of The BeeGees "Love You Inside Out")
Chicago - I'm a Man
DEVO - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
ELO - Roll over Beethoven
Steve Hackett - You're Own Special Way
Yes - No Opportunity Necessary No Experience Needed
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I only counted studio recordings for my official list...

Hurt- Johnny Cash
Me and Bobby McGee- Janis Joplin (I could do with a number of covers Janis recorded but I think it's easiest to go with the hit)
Remember (Walking in the Sand)- Aerosmith
'97 Bonnie & Clyde- Tori Amos
And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going- Jennifer Hudson
Tip-Toe Thru' The Tulips- Tiny Tim
Hallelujah- Jeff Buckley
Kiss- Tom Jones
Take On Me- Reel Big Fish
Cum On Feel The Noize- Quiet Riot
Where Did You Sleep Last Night?- Nirvana
Tainted Love- The Living End
With a Little Help From My Friends- Joe Cocker
Love Reign O'ver Me- Pearl Jam
Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody- David Lee Roth


And a couple great live ones....

Jolene (Live Under Blackpool Lights)- The White Stripes
Knockin' On Heaven's Door (Live Era)- Guns N' Roses
Mad World (Live at the Roundhouse)- The Dresden Dolls
Ain't That A Shame (Live)- Cheap Trick
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Off of the top of my head, I'm sure I'll miss a bunch, but oh well. No order other than the first two:


1) Stevie Ray Vaughan - Little Wing
2) Judas Priest - The Green Manalishi

Beatles - Twist and Shout
Jimi Hendrix - All Along the Watchtower
CCR - Heard It Through the Grapevine
The Kingsmen - Louie Louie
Anthrax - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Motley Crue - Helter Skelter
Nazareth - Love Hurts
Metallica - Stone Cold Crazy
Metallica - Am I Evil?
Lita Ford - Only Women Bleed
Keel - Because the Night
Cold Sweat - I Just Wanna Make Love To You
Pat Travers - Born Under A Bad Sign
Ace Frehley - Into the Night

Honorable Mention:
Anthrax - Bring the Noize
Metallica - Die Die My Darling
Guns n' Roses - Live and Let Die
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Jon Auer - Misfit Kid (The Cars)
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José González - Heartbeats (The Knife)


The Knife - Heartbeats (José González)


Frazier Chorus - Anarchy In The UK (Sex Pistols)


Lazlo Bane - Overkill (Men At Work)


Ragnar Bjarnason - Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana)


Obadiah Parker - Hey Ya (OutKast)


Placebo - Running Up That Hill (Kate Bush)


Gary Jules & Michael Andrews - Mad World (Tears For Fears)


Johnny Cash - Hurt (Nine Inch Nails)


Siouxsie & The Banshees - Dear Prudence (The Beatles)


Florence & The Machine - Addicted To Love (Robert Palmer)


Patrice Pike - My Iron Lung (Radiohead)
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Originally Posted by Panorama View Post
Jon Auer - Misfit Kid (The Cars)
José González - Heartbeats (The Knife)
Frazier Chorus - Anarchy In The UK (Sex Pistols)
Lazlo Bane - Overkill (Men At Work)
Ragnar Bjarnason - Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana)
Obadiah Parker - Hey Ya (OutKast)
Placebo - Running Up That Hill (Kate Bush)
Gary Jules & Michael Andrews - Mad World (Tears For Fears)
Johnny Cash - Hurt (Nine Inch Nails)
Siouxsie & The Banshees - Dear Prudence (The Beatles)
Florence & The Machine - Addicted To Love (Robert Palmer)
I love that you included the Obadiah Parker cover in there and the cash cover is a gimme! One of the best covers ever! With Obadiah though have you heard his cover of Radiohead "Idioteque"! I think it's another great one!
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John Lennon - Ruby Tuesday
I think you mean Julian?

I'm sure you do, Hawk - because you know your stuff.
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A snafu on my part Groovy, I did mean Julian .
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