Topic: Song covers.

What are your favorite song covers?
It's only rock 'n roll-Twisted Sister(live).

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Shout-Disturbed, or maybe Land of Confusion.

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Weird Al, Steven Tyler, and Alice Cooper's cover of "Come Together" is a favorite of mine. Why? Because it's freakin' Weird Al, Steven Tyler, and Alice Cooper together!!!

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Lucy in the sky with diamonds-Elton John.

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In the Pines, by Nirvana -- original by Leadbelly
Hard to Handle, by Black Crows -- original by Otis Redding
Walk This Way, by Run DMC -- original by Aerosmith
Hazy Shade of Winter, by The Bangles -- original by Simon & Garfunkel
Mrs. Robinson, by The Lemonheads -- original by Simon and Garfunkel
Baker Street, by Foo Fighters -- original by Gerry Rafferty
Sweet Jane, by Cowboy Junkies -- original by Lou Reed & Velvet Underground
Land of Confusion, by Disturbed -- original by Genesis
Turn the Page, by Metallica -- original by Bob Seger
Bizarre Love Triangle, by Frente -- original by New Order
Blue Monday, by Orgy -- original by New Order
Wild Horses, by The Sundays -- original by the Rolling Stones
Hallelujah, by Jeff Buckley -- original by Leonard Cohen
Rusty Cage, by Johnny Cash -- original by Soundgarden
Easy, by Faith No More -- original by The Commodores
You Know You're Right, by Hole -- original by Nirvana
Smooth Criminal, by Alien Ant Farm -- original by Michael Jackson
Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon, by Urge Overkill -- original by Neil Diamond
Bring the Noise, by Anthrax -- original by Public Enemy
Ring of Fire, by Social Distortion -- original by Johnny Cash
Rocket Man, by William Shatner big_smile -- original by Elton John
Crash Course in Brain Surgery, by Metallica -- original by The Bungles

These are the only ones coming to me at the moment.  I'll post more if I can think of 'em.

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There's quite a few covers that really annoy me, but here's a few that I do dig:

Back Door Man by The Doors - Original by Howlin' Wolf
No Quarter by Tool - original by Led Zepplin
I Am The Walrus by Jim Carrey (hehe) - original by The Beatles
Have A Cigar by Primus - Original by Pink Floyd
Summertime Blues by The Who - original by Eddie Cochran
Hey Joe by Jimi Hendrix Experience  - original by I'm too lazy to google it.

Oh, hey Lon, have you heard this William Shatner classic? big_smile
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICbc8DpcX3w

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Rise Against The Machine - Little Boxes.

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I think Lacuna Coil did two great covers:

Enjoy the Silence - originally Depeche Mode
Losing My Religion - originally R.E.M

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Evanescence - Heart Shaped box.
Metallica - Whisky in the jar.
Marilyn Manson - Sweet Dreams.

Love that version of Enjoy the silence Vamp.

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The Creature wrote:

Oh, hey Lon, have you heard this William Shatner classic? big_smile
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICbc8DpcX3w

Dude, it's me.  Lon.  Of course I've heard it.

Kidding.  I'm a big fan of The Shat, but while I was aware of this cover, I'd never heard it.  Thanks, man!

Re: Song covers.

^ No problem dude, I laughed my ass off! lol