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Original/Cover song.

Discussion in 'Okie Memorial Area' started by okie, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. okie

    okie GT Mayor

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    Post some of your favorite songs and someone who did a cover of the song. Boston did an awesome cover of this tune, but I like Hybrid Ice:music:

    Hybrid Ice - Magdelene
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4OVhFi0RDk"]Hybrid Ice - Magdelene - YouTube[/ame]

    Magdalene by Boston
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_y2KtElZYw"]Boston - Magdalene - YouTube[/ame]
     
  2. jtull7

    jtull7 Pistolero CLM

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    Okie, Paul McCartney's "Yesterday" is the most covered song in popular music history, with over three thousand different versions.
     


  3. okie

    okie GT Mayor

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    That's an awesome song for sure, John:thumbsup:
     
  4. Jay9928

    Jay9928 BUBBA ARMY

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    One that comes to mind

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDtR699Bv2I"]Ra Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic - YouTube[/ame]


    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aENX1Sf3fgQ&ob=av2e"]The Police - Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic - YouTube[/ame]
     
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  5. Jay9928

    Jay9928 BUBBA ARMY

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d91QXxJF0nM"]Eric Clapton - Stone Free - Jimi Hendrix Tribute - YouTube[/ame]

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNaQdZSLYqI"]Jimi Hendrix - Stone Free - YouTube[/ame]
     
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  6. Altaris

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    Eleanor Rigby

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OaRNrDaoMqw"]the beatles "eleanor Rigby" with lyrics - YouTube[/ame]

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhRFFe28plo"]Pain - Eleanor Rigby - YouTube[/ame]

    I am not a Beatles fan at all, so I think the group "Pain" did a better job on the cover.
     
  7. Altaris

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    High Hopes - The Division Bell

    I Love both version of this. The original from Pink Floyd, and the cover by Nightwish.


    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bqvcmud3LFQ"]Pink Floyd - High Hopes - The Division Bell - YouTube[/ame]

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gkg88Mw5xJw"]Nightwish - 08 High Hopes (End of An Era) Live - YouTube[/ame]
     
  8. Lone Wolf8634

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    Golden Earring- Radar Love.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeRa3RtBiIU"]Golden Earring - Radar love - YouTube[/ame]

    But I actually like the White Lion cover better.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4wCkkMVpzk"]White Lion - Radar Love (music video) HD - YouTube[/ame]
     
  9. Altaris

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    Speaking of Nightwish. I LOVE the cover they did of Phantom of the Opera as well.


    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5z_l6NE3qs"]The Phantom of the Opera Theme Song - YouTube[/ame]


    [ame="www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VgLKXD-BoY"]Nightwish "The Phantom Of The Opera" with lyrics - YouTube[/ame]
     
  10. Tim151515

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    1. original(meh)
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prDoGmY5kj8"]Nine Inch Nails - Hurt With Lyrics - YouTube[/ame]
    cover(ftw!) - as one commenter said...NiN made the song. Johnny Cash lived it.
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bp4UI_FxGLE"]Johnny Cash - Hurt - YouTube[/ame]


    2.original
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGzKCTDGxbU"]What hurts the most Lyrics - YouTube[/ame]
    cover
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KItw0KA_Rkg"]Aaron Lewis, "What Hurts The Most", Acoustic 5-5-11 - YouTube[/ame]
     
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  11. Altaris

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    In case you haven't listened, here are Trent Reznor's comments about Johnny Cash's version. Good stuff....

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlzjqPGdOSM"]Johnny Cash - Hurt (Commentary by Trent Reznor) - YouTube[/ame]
     
  12. Cclass

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    FFDP - Bad Company

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNHlVo0cPa8"]Five Finger Death Punch Bad Company - YouTube[/ame]


    Bad Company - Bad Company

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ww5GXbk58R0"]Bad Company - Bad Company (studio version) - YouTube[/ame]
     
  13. Cclass

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    Korn - Word Up

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkfxlFZ3oTw"]Korn - Word Up - YouTube[/ame]


    Cameo - Word Up

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHAdfGlZHk4"]Cameo-Word up - YouTube[/ame]
     
  14. trenchgun

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    Radar Love - Golden Earring

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7yi8EE8MaE"]Golden Earring ~ Radar Love ~ 1974 ~ HD - YouTube[/ame]


    Radar Love - White Lion

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4wCkkMVpzk"]White Lion - Radar Love (music video) HD - YouTube[/ame]
     
  15. el_jewapo

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    Johnny Cash is one of my all time favorites and infinitely higher on my list than NIN, but for some reason, I don't care much for his version of that song. I know it's weird, most people like it better. I just prefer the NIN version.
     
  16. Bren

    Bren NRA Life Member

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    Improved versions of rap songs - I hate rap.

    Snoop Dogg Gin & Juice
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqgz-G5OqXM"]Snoop Dogg - Gin and Juice - YouTube[/ame]

    The Gourds Gin & Juice
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sj3ydpep360&feature=related"]Gin and Juice - Austin City Limits - YouTube[/ame]

    The better studio version by the Gourds
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ur1N3UyT1lE&feature=related"]The Gourds-Gin And Juice - YouTube[/ame]

    Boys in the Hood
    NWA

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_i-n_NhSHmI&feature=related"]N.W.A. Boyz-n-the-Hood (Original version) - YouTube[/ame]

    Dynamite Hack

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIo81Fk6J5g"]Dynamite Hack - Boyz In The Hood - YouTube[/ame]
     
  17. Bren

    Bren NRA Life Member

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    Songs I actually like both versions?

    Ziggy Stardust
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8sdsW93ThQ&ob=av3n"]David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust (From The Motion Picture) - YouTube[/ame]
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6a_YQXFs7Ts"]Bauhaus - Ziggy Stardust - YouTube[/ame]

    Train in Vain
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcs3iEhWX3c"]Train in vain- Dwight Yoakum - YouTube[/ame]
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hDeEIHlvwI"]train in vain the clash - YouTube[/ame]

    That could go on an on - Allman Brothers' Statesboro Blues, Hendrix's All Along the Watchtower, Bow Wow Wow's I Want Candy, Joan Jett's I love Rock & Roll, Siouxsie & the Banshees' This Wheel's On Fire, Rasputina's Bad Moon Rising, Lots of Johnny Cash playing covers and other people covering Johnny Cash, from Wall of Voodoo to Nine Inch Nails, etc., etc.
     
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  18. byf43

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    Original -

    Spencer Davis Group - "I'm A Man"

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCv-T1plBBI"]Spencer Davis Group - I'm A Man - 1967 45rpm - YouTube[/ame]

    Cover -

    Chicago - "I'm A Man"

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUQg7nHMZ8o"]Chicago - I'm a Man - YouTube[/ame]

    The cover version is MUCH better than Spencer Davis Group!!
     
  19. MrsKitty

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    Downtown Train.

    Tom Waits wrote it and does it best. Very unique voice.

    [ame]http://youtu.be/JuSZEBuDUC4[/ame]

    Rod Stewart made it famous...and slaughtered it...

    [ame]http://youtu.be/YHqB3v5rNCc[/ame]

    Bob Seger's version

    [ame]http://youtu.be/POj1W7mOF7Q[/ame]
     
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  20. Altaris

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    Bob Segar - Turn the Page.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3khH9ih2XJg&"]Bob Seger- Turn the Page - YouTube[/ame]


    Metallica - Turn the Page

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMqNFAU0tOw&"]Metallica - Turn The Page (Song And Lyrics) - YouTube[/ame]
     
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