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post #76 of 91

Elvis Costello's version of Shipbuilding is one of my favourites




the original is no slouch



Edited by dc-k - 12/30/13 at 1:09am
post #77 of 91

London Grammar - Wicked Game (Chris Isaak)



London Grammar - Nightcall (Kavinsky)



London Grammar - In For The Kill (La Roux)


Edited by vl4dimir - 12/30/13 at 1:09am
post #78 of 91

Smooth Criminal - Alien Ant Farm


Wake Up Everybody - John Legend and The Roots


Hard to Handle - The Black Crowes


Superbass - Karmin

Edited by JoeDoe - 12/30/13 at 6:40am
post #79 of 91
Shinedown - simple man
Bad company - five finger death punch
post #80 of 91

Satisfaction-(I Cant Get No), Acid Drinkers ~ Stones

Love Shack, Acid Drinkers ~ B-52s

Tom Sawyer, Deadsy ~ Rush

Proud Mary, Acid Drinkers ~ CCR

Rock N Roll, Elegy ~ Zeppelin

Message In A Bottle, Excel ~ Police

HIPPY HIPPY SHAKE, Georgia Satellites ~ Beatles

Behind Blue Eyes, Limp Bizkit ~ Who

SATURDAY NIGHTS ALRIGHT (for fighting), Nickelback ~ Elton John

Rocky Mountain Way, Ozzy Osborne ~ Joe Walsh

New Years Day, To/Die/For ~ U2

Day Tripper, Type O Negative ~ Beatles

She's Not There, Vains Of Jenna ~ Zombies

Long Cool Woman, Vince Neil ~ Hollies

Gimme Shelter, Puddle Of Mudd ~ Stones

Gold Dust Woman, Sister Hazel ~ Fleetwood Mac


Those are some by real bands.

There is this one Floyd cover I discovered a couple days ago. It's by a couple 17 year old girls who chose to remain anonymous.

They don't even try to get it exact. The way they changed it to female works.


post #81 of 91

I just listened to Queensryches version of Scarlborough Fair. 

Good God! That singer has got some pipes. Excellent cover.

post #82 of 91

A few of my favs


Seether - Simple Man (Lynyrd Skynyrd)

Cake - I Will Survive (Gloria Gaynor)

Authority Zero - Mexican Radio (Wall of Voodoo)

Michael Andrews - Mad World (Tears for Fears)

Shinedown - One (U2)

Metallica - Turn The Page (Bob Seger)

Franz Ferdinand - All My Friends (LCD SoundSystem)

Marilyn Manson - Sweet Dreams (Eurythmics)


and my top ones


Johnny Cash - Hurt (NIN)

Staind - Black (Pearl Jam)

Richard Cheese - Down with the Sickness (Disturbed)

The Dan Band - Total Eclipse of the Heart (Bonnie Tyler)

Lissie - Pursuit of Happiness (Kid Cudi)

post #83 of 91

i forgot my real favorite


Stevie Ray Vaughn - Little Wing (Jimmy Hendrix)

post #84 of 91

Some on my list:


How Can You Mend A Broken Heart, Al Green (Bee Gees)
Something, Joe Cocker (Beatles)
A Song For You, Carpenters (Leon Russell)
Diamonds And Rust, Judas Priest (Joan Baez)
Green Manalishi, Judas Priest (Fleetwood Mac)
More Today Than Yesterday, Goldfinger (Spiral Starecase)
I'm A Believer, Smash Mouth (The Monkees)
Wild World, Maxi Priest (Cat Stevens)
Wildflower, Color Me Badd (Skylark)
I'm A Man, Chicago (The Spencer Davis Group)
Train Kept A Rollin', Aerosmith (Tiny Bradshaw)
Until You Come Back To Me, Aretha Franklin (Stevie Wonder)
Freddie's Dead, The Derek Trucks Band (Curtis Mayfield)
Famous Blue Raincoat, Jennifer Warnes (Leonard Cohen)
Someone To Lay Down Beside Me, Linda Ronstadt (Karla Bonoff)
Landslide, Smashing Pumpkins (Fleetwood Mac)
One Bourbon One Scotch One Beer, George Thorogood & The Destroyers (Rudy Toombs/Amos Milburn)
Johnny B. Goode, George Thorogood & The Destroyers (Chuck Berry)
Like A Rolling Stone, Jimi Hendrix (Bob Dylan)
Echoes, Mostly Autumn (Pink Floyd)
Always On My Mind, Pet Shop Boys (Willie Nelson)

post #85 of 91
Dandy Warhols "16 Tons"
Jesus and Mary Chain "Vegetable Man"
Social Distortion "Backstreet Girl"
Siouxsie and The Banchees "Helter Skelter"
post #86 of 91
Scissor Sisters " Comfortably Numb"
post #87 of 91

Color Theory's cover of Leave In Silence is one of the few covers of a Depeche Mode song that I can listen to....

post #88 of 91

Keane's version of Under Pressure is good...

post #89 of 91

Has anybody mentioned Nouvelle Vague yet??  If not, I'm surprised....   Most of their stuff is good, but I think this is my favourite:



post #90 of 91

Martin Gore's solo work on Counterfeit and Counterfeit 2




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