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Best cover songs

Discussion in 'Personal' started by coffeekid, Jul 3, 2019.

  1. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

    I LOVE this version of Kenny Rogers' The Gambler by Swedish sisters, First Aid Kit. What's your favourite cover song?


     
  2. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    I think it was @grumpydogwoman who first posted this... I loved it so much I now have two of their albums.



    This is a great one too...

     
  3. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

    And I love Paul Simon's reaction to the same band performing "America". Ooft, goosebumps.

     
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  4. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Damn CK... from about 3 min is definitely goosebumps territory.
     
  5. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

    All good suggestions, but this HAS to be the greatest cover of all time;

     
  6. dumpty

    dumpty Star commenter

    I always thought Roxy Music's 'Jealous Guy' was the best.
     
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  7. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

    I had NO IDEA that was a cover.
     
  8. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter


    Written by Trent Reznor of The Nine Inch Nails.
     
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  9. NoseyMatronType

    NoseyMatronType Lead commenter

  10. Jude Fawley

    Jude Fawley Star commenter

  11. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    Too numerous to mention since discovering Postmodern Jukebox, but here's a few of what I consider to be their many highlights:









     
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  12. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    I also love Korantemaa's acoustic cover of Sweater Weather - what a voice:

     
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  13. MAGAorMIGA

    MAGAorMIGA Star commenter

    My favourite cover song:
     
  14. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    It's definitely in my top five. I also reckon after Cash's cover of One, U2 might as well have packed up and gone home.



    It's been said that once Johnny Cash covered your song it was no longer yours. :)
     
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  15. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    A cover of a Johnny Cash song which I prefer to the original.
     
  16. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

    Also pretty good:

     
  17. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

    I love that song.
     
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  18. Jude Fawley

    Jude Fawley Star commenter

  19. primarycat

    primarycat Star commenter

    I was beaten to posting Tainted Love too - one of my favourites.

    But also this.
     
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    primarycat Star commenter

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