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Toe 11-23-2015 12:09 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Akyho (Post 1653968)
Despite my biased opinion towards the band. I honestly do find this cover better than the Rolling stones original.

Also in the video you will also get treated to a shot of Bob1's rare La Baye 2x4 Guitar.

https://eastwoodcustoms.com/wp-conte...ps3139763c.jpg

Eastwood made some remakes of these La Bayes. I wanted a bass version so bad but I was broke when they where making them (limited run).

ChelseaDagger 11-23-2015 01:17 PM

"In the Summertime" cover by international band Fatal Mambo (the vocals are in French, but the music sounds like a combo of Latin flavors). LOVE this :love:


Akyho 11-23-2015 03:04 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Toe (Post 1654160)
Eastwood made some remakes of these La Bayes. I wanted a bass version so bad but I was broke when they where making them (limited run).

Yeah it was a kick starter as I know it with some modifications suggested by Bob1. Still it means there is a new influx of 2x4 with maybe more being made if popular vs buying an original super rare one.

On the most opposite side of possible suggestions from me that's better than the original....
Me and My - So Many Men


Original by Miquel Brown

innerspaceboy 11-23-2015 03:30 PM

La La La Human Steps - "I'm Waiting For My Man"
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Far From California (Post 1328371)
William Shatner - Common People

Glad to see this made the ranks.

But my all-time favorite incredible cover is David Lang's avant-garde performance of Lou Reed & VU's "I'm Waiting for My Man" that appears exclusively on the Amelia DVD by La La La Human Steps.

Edouard Lock and his experimental dance troop produced some wildly original works between 1980 and their retirement in 2015 (due to lack of funding.)

I've just secured a copy of the famous DVD. It came at a hefty price but will be treasured for years to come.


PokeyNectar 11-24-2015 04:45 PM

The Suburbs by Arcade Fire, covered by Mr. Little Jeans.
Its a darker deeper version.

Terrapin_Station 11-25-2015 12:04 PM


Akyho 11-29-2015 05:19 PM

Joanne Jett and Paul Westerberg - Lets do it.

Tank girl the movie has had a huge influence on my musical ears.

dreamer102088 12-17-2015 06:30 AM

Metallica - Turn The Page
Steven Wilson - The Guitar Lesson
Screaming Trees - Tomorrow's Dream (Black Sabbath originally)

Stornock 12-17-2015 08:43 AM

Manson's Sweet Dreams
Orgy's Blue Monday

DwnWthVwls 12-17-2015 09:23 AM

Pomplamoose - Come Together(Beatle's cover)

SatoshiNak 12-17-2015 11:06 AM

Hendrix' cover of Like a Rolling Stone at the Monterrey Pop Festival
Judas Priest's Diamonds and Rust off of Unleashed In The East
Slayer covering In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida off the Less Than Zero soundtrack

Singin25 12-18-2015 11:13 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SATCHMO (Post 51864)
There are a handful, but what I really love (and yes its sacreligious) is Stevie Ray Vaughn's Instrumental cover of Little Wing by Jimi Hendrix.

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Hip-Hop Homework 12-18-2015 11:16 PM


prisoner437x3y0 12-22-2015 10:02 PM

your wrong for that one hw


jam man 01-01-2016 02:05 PM

Siouxsie And The Banshees covering Bob Dylan's This Wheel's On Fire from their Through The Looking Glass album (1987).

ElfinFilms 05-23-2016 02:12 PM

Nirvana - Man who sold the world

Inna Selez 05-27-2016 06:41 AM

Sorry, if somebody posted it earlier. She is amazing!


Silhouette 05-27-2016 08:04 AM

I've heard a lot of great covers but the one that stand out in my head surprisingly is Shinedown. I'm not really a huge Shinedown fan, per se, but their cover of Simple Man originally by Lynyrd Skynyrd was extremely impressive. Especially when I'm a big fan of the original.

Mister Mushroom 05-27-2016 05:41 PM


innerspaceboy 05-27-2016 06:53 PM

Devo - [I Can't Get No] Satisfaction - far superior to the original in every respect.


Inna Selez 05-29-2016 09:00 AM

Here is one more great cover. Lindsey is a genius

Frownland 05-29-2016 12:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Frownland (Post 1493264)


**** the Stones.

Quote:

Originally Posted by innerspaceboy (Post 1702281)
Devo - [I Can't Get No] Satisfaction - far superior to the original in every respect.


:thumb:

innerspaceboy 05-29-2016 12:47 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Frownland (Post 1702560)
:thumb:

Damn it - I searched for "Satisfaction" before posting. Curse you and your subversively non-descript videos!

Excellent taste, btw.

Frownland 05-29-2016 12:49 PM

DEVO is love, DEVO is life.

bob. 05-29-2016 12:56 PM



on the subject you can add this to the mix :)

and this


Zhanteimi 05-29-2016 02:43 PM

Original



Cover

Kedvesem 05-29-2016 03:15 PM

This


is better than this

Neapolitan 05-29-2016 06:02 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by innerspaceboy (Post 1702281)
Devo - [I Can't Get No] Satisfaction - far superior to the original in every respect.


I thought it was a novel take, it's OK but not "far superior to the original."

Silhouette 05-31-2016 09:07 AM

@Kedvesem, weird we were just talking about this in the Willie Nelson thread in the Country/World Forum.

Frownland 06-01-2016 06:33 AM

Hey look, a listenable version of Happy.


Ol’ Qwerty Bastard 06-01-2016 06:36 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Kedvesem (Post 1702627)
This


is better than this

No.

Zhanteimi 06-01-2016 06:37 AM

Yes.

bob. 06-01-2016 09:14 AM

i agree....no

it's not that Cash's version is not amazing....it is amazing and takes that song to a completely different feel and level...but the original encompasses pain so perfectly

Frownland 06-01-2016 09:26 AM

Idk, I don't think NIN's cover was that great.

Ol’ Qwerty Bastard 06-01-2016 11:00 AM

Trent Reznor's vocals blow me away every single time I hear the track. He puts so much vulnerability in his voice and he sounds so weak. Not to take anything away from Cash, as bob. said, his version is great as well, but for it's own reasons.

banger 06-07-2016 03:50 AM

Johnny Cash - Hurt

Ol’ Qwerty Bastard 06-07-2016 02:53 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by banger (Post 1705955)
Johnny Cash - Hurt

Did you completely ignore the posts above you on purpose or?

Inna Selez 06-08-2016 09:01 AM

I can`t say if this cover better or not than original song, but I love how Jasmine is singing it.

Inna Selez 06-13-2016 10:55 AM

Very interesting mix of dance music and violin.

B-Ray 06-20-2016 10:33 PM

Gary Clark Jr - If Trouble Was Money


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