Best Cover Version?


#101

Peter Tosh covering Chuck Berry's "Johnny Be Goode."
Awesome stuff--the song, not the video.

youtube.com/?v=BRJxz7Cozis


#102

Johnny Winter -- Johnny Be Goode (Edit for youtube)
The Beatles -- Roll over Beethoven


#103

The Juggernaut Jugband doing Desolation Row is pretty damn rollicking. Even has a bird-call thingy in it.


#104

This is the cover version of that one.

Aaron Neville -- Louisiana youtube
Three Dog Night -- Momma Told Me not to Come


#105

Anybody mentioning the Neville Brothers can't be all bad. That's all I'm saying.


#106

Speaking of Randy Newman. I walked into the 7-11 a few months ago and on the radio was a Chinese girl singing I Think It's Going to Rain Today. I don't know who it was and the pronounciation was off in places, but it was a sweet and pleasant surprise.


#107

didn't know that was cover. great song


#108

Long John Baldry -- Let's Burn Down the Cornfield


#109

Sweet Child of Mine (Guns n Roses) done with sitars and tablas.

killerchops.tv/musicvideo.php?vid=3f7a6e33e


#110

Carmen McRae -- Send In The Clowns

Eat your heart out Barbara.


#111

Yes - "Owner of a Lonely Heart" with a segue into Michael Jackson's "Billy Jean" - on the violin! :astonished:


#112

Good one and nice site. I liked Passion for Wii.

Edit: Henery Rollins is cool

a ha ha bra


#113

Two very nice Soul gems here

For all you lovers out there....The Temprees " Dedicated to the one I love" youtube.com/watch?v=Fd3-jHhcGZE

and the reggae classic tearjerker Norma Frazier "The First Cut is The Deepest" (Which I have on 45 back home)
youtube.com/watch?v=LTL_eEEWRpM

enjoy


#114

youtube.com/watch?v=NEaQAsMW8Ik Rare Earth performance of Get Ready from 1973. Interestingly, these guys were the first, and maybe only white boys to be on Motown.

I have the album this is on back home and its an 18 minute monster on the LP.


#115

Matthew Sweet And Suzanna Hoffs do a killer cover of Everybody Knows This is Nowhere by Neil Young for those inclined.


#116

Thanks for reminding me about those Youtube links, Funk.


#117

black sabbath hand of doom, slayer cover. damn!


#118

youtube.com/watch?v=krfbh4uXUdw

Al Brown "Here I am Baby" cover of Al Green.

Damn I love this record!


#119

How did I manage never to hear this

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y21VecIIdBI


#120

That's from an album of covers called "If I Were A Carpenter". Always liked this version of "On Top Of The World" by Shonen Knife:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ba360Dz1sQ