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Psychedub Dude 03-27-2013 09:37 PM


I actually don't think the original is bad, but this version feels way more roots reggae. The horn section fills it out and the busy guitar work is really cool. Definitely on a whole different level than the original.



The Dirty Heads totally nail this one, the tone and vibe totally change.

Tristesse 03-28-2013 04:26 PM

The Reel Big Fish version of Take On Me beats the hell out of the original.

Soulflower 03-28-2013 07:41 PM

Michael Jackson- Come Together

musixluxx4 03-28-2013 11:02 PM

free falling by john mayer

Paul Smeenus 03-28-2013 11:32 PM

I've always just loved Bonnie Raitt's version of this song by the great Joni Mitchell



SashQ 03-29-2013 07:33 AM

Heather Headley - Super Woman

Lilja 03-31-2013 03:51 AM

Peter Gabriel's cover of "The Book of Love" is just so much more heartrending than the original by Magnetic Fields. A truly beautiful song.

kealyboy 04-02-2013 09:26 PM

Barry Manilow - Mandy
Tennessee Ernie Ford - Sixteen Tons
13th Floor Elevators - It's All Over Baby Blue
Joe Cocker - With A Little Help From My Friends
Pantera - Planet Caravan
Bad Company - Ready For Love

LoathsomePete 04-02-2013 09:47 PM



I can't believe how these guys actually managed to turn "How You Remind Me" by Nickelback into a good song.

Stephen 04-02-2013 09:56 PM

I prefer Nico's cover of Jackson Browne's These Days.





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