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This thread is for tracing song's original versions and to talk about all the diferent covers made to songs.

These are the ones I remember now I put (what I believe) is the original singer/band in the left side

Aerosmith- Dream On (reinterpreted as Sing for the Moment by Eminem)

Bee Gees- I started a Joke /covered by Wallflowers

Bee Gees - To Love Somebody /covered by Eagle-Eye Cherry and Billy Corgan

Depeche Mode- Personal Jesus/ covered by Marilyn Manson

Depeche Mode- Shout/ covered by Disturbed (shout 2000)

Depeche Mode-Let me see you strip /covered by Rammstein

Gloria Jones - Tainted Love/ covered by Soft Cell and Marilyn Manson

Human League-Open Your Heart /covered by Ladytron

Michael Jackson- Smooth Killer /covered by Alien Ant Farm

Michael Jackson- Beat it /covered by Senor Coconut (the weirdest cover I've ever heard ;) )

Simon&Garfunkel- Mrs Robinson /covered by Lemonhead.

The Animals-House of the Rising Sun/ covered by Muse

I'll add others later. Why don't you add the ones you know?

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i heard a horrible cover of "I Am the Walrus," but it was too terrible to listen through the whole thing to see who it was by.

It might have been Oasis, they covered it once.

"my generation" of The Who?

Yup. Sickening, I know

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Yeah, I didn't know it.. it's a great site

I'm going to add three more covers

Talk Talk-How Soon Is Now? /covered by t.A.T.u.

Scorpions- Still loving you /covered by Sonata Arctica

Chip Taylor(?)-Angel of The Morning/covered by Shaggy (as Angel) and a bunch of people (Olivia Newton John, Bonnie Tyler, Nina Simone, etc)

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'The Logical Song' ~ covered by Scooter ~ originally done by Talking Heads

'Moonlight Shadow' ~ covered by Groove Coverage ~ originally done by Mike Oldfield

'Hazy Shade Of Winter' ~ covered by The Bangles ~ originally done by Simon & Garfunkel

'Hurt' ~ covered by Johnny Cash ~ originally done by Nine Inch Nails

'Red Red Wine' ~ covered by UB40 ~ originally done by Neil Diamond

'China Girl' ~ covered by David Bowie ~ originally done Iggy Pop

'Waiting For A Star To Fall' ~ covered by Sunset Strippers ~ originaly done by Boy Meets Girl

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I've mentioned my favourite covers in the other threads already, but a more recent one I'm really digging is Disturbed covering Genesis' "Land of confusion".

HIM covering Chris Isaak's "Wicked game" also gets a mention :rockon:

Oh, and White Stripes doing "Jolene".

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"Blackbird" - Dionne Farris/Beatles

"Smells Like Teen Spirit" - Tori Amos/Nirvana

"One" - Aimee Mann/Three Dog Night/Nilsson

"Song To The Siren" - This Mortal Coil/Tim Buckley (Tim's original is the best vocal ever recorded)

And my new personal favorite: "Six Months In A Leaky Boat" - The Wiggles/Split Enz (or Tim Finn)

Later edit: forgot about "Found A Reason" - Cat Power/Velvet Underground. Not a VU fan, but I love this version of that song.

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The Ramones covered the Ronettes "Baby I love you" and did an absolutely stunning job of it. They also did a great job of the Searchers old chestnut "Needles And Pins". Joey's voice is awesome.

Ken.

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