Cover songs

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  1. JackieTreehorn

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    Thanks to @Barent providing that excellent link about covers, I saw William Shatner in the sidebar. That guy covered everything from Bowie, The Beatles and Queen to Black Sabbath and Pulp.
    His most infamous cover was "Mr. Tambourine Man" where he essentially shrieks at the end, but this cover of Elton John's "Rocket Man" is also representative of his brutal spoken-word delivery.

     
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    Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds, "sung" by Wm. Shatner, is probably his most famous.
     
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    I actually like the cover more because I don't think Nate Ruess has the right voice for this song and it works better as a solo.
     
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    Bow Wow Wow covering the Strangeloves' "I Want Candy" (1965)
     
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    Sturgill Simpson covering Nirvana's "In Bloom"
     
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    Wanted to hate this version. Couldn't find a single reason. It's a good cover
     
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    I know. It just sounded like a good country song at first and then I recognized the refrain.
     
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    Man of constant sorrow





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    Cover



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    Smash Mouth covering the original by War. I'm still partial to the older version


     
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    It's not exactly known who originally wrote this song.
    Jimi Hendrix performed the most famous version but I liked this one too.

     
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    never knew that was a cover from Steppenwolf! One of my favs "by" them
     
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    I'll take War's version any day ;-)
     
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    One Stevie covering another for Friday the 13th
     
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    Johnny Winter's cover of Slivertrain by the Stones

     
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    Written by Leonard Cohen
    Sang by many
     
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    Very appropriate, since Leonard Cohen died almost exactly a year ago
     
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