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TheBig3 03-20-2012 01:59 PM


Sansa Stark 03-20-2012 02:22 PM



Forward To Death 03-20-2012 02:24 PM

"Love Buzz" by Nirvana (Original by The Shocking Blue)

Just another one for the list that Nirvana did better IMO than the original.

Queen Of The World 03-21-2012 05:46 AM



The Corrs - Dreams (Fleetwood Mac)



Maria McKee - I Can't Make It Alone (Bill Medley)



The White Stripes - I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself (Dusty Springfield)

Surell 03-21-2012 02:43 PM

At Memphis in May last year, the Flaming Lips/Wayne Coyne did a cover of Kids by MGMT (who preceded them on the stage) that was all acoustic and heartfelt, i'd at least consider it equal.

ContinuumProgRock 03-23-2012 07:33 PM

Covers
 
Guns N Roses Live or Let Die

sopsych 03-29-2012 10:55 AM


ZZ Top - Viva Las Vegas - YouTube

It also happens to be the band's last good song, in my opinion.

Key 03-29-2012 01:20 PM

This has probably been posted already in this thread, but it's very hard for me to choose between the two. Both the original and the cover are done extraordinarily well. I think Elliott does it better with how emotional the song is as a whole:


eurochild 03-30-2012 05:22 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Doors (Post 1167008)
Nirvana - The Man Who Sold The World

Johnny Cash - Hurt

I agree. I like the original versions, too, though. But the covers are exeptional. Especially 'Hurt'. It's one of the saddest songs I have ever heard.

Howard the Duck 04-01-2012 07:22 AM

just a few off the top of my head:-



original - Louis Armstrong



original - Fleetwood Mac



original - Bob Dylan



original - Beach Boys (not that the original is worse, i just like it better with noise)



original - Arthur Alexander



original - Mose Allison


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