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Top 15 Cover Songs

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  1. hawk11

    hawk11 Senior Member

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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
     
  2. R. Evans

    R. Evans Left Of Center

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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
     
  3. rtbuck

    rtbuck Senior Member

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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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    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
     
  5. Cosmic Harmony

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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
     
  6. Lynch

    Lynch Rockin' Out

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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)
    http://www.myspace.com/jonauermusic/music/songs/misfit-kid-25684945

    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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  8. Soot and Stars

    Soot and Stars I AM SOOT! Staff Member

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    I love that you included the Obadiah Parker cover in there and the cash cover is a gimme! One of the best covers ever! :grinthumb With Obadiah though have you heard his cover of Radiohead "Idioteque"! I think it's another great one! :grinthumb
     
  9. Groovy Man

    Groovy Man I'm Not Like Everybody Else

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    I think you mean Julian?

    I'm sure you do, Hawk - because you know your stuff. :grinthumb
     
  10. hawk11

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    A snafu on my part Groovy, I did mean Julian :bonk:.
     

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