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View Poll Results: Jimi's Watchtower or the original?

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  • Jimi Hendrix's version

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  • Bob Dylan's version

    4 8.70%
  • Both

    9 19.57%
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    Jimi's Watchtower or Bob's?

    Well, which one?
    "It is not the critic who counts."

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    I think it actually belongs to the Jehovah's Witnesses, but I'd love for Jim to steal it back from them.
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    I didn't know Bob Dylan did it. Who's was the original?
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    Bob's. Dylan was Jimi's idol.
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    Neither.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CrankshaftYQX View Post
    Bob's. Dylan was Jimi's idol.
    OK...I figured so. I don't see Dylan as much of a "cover" artist. He's the genius who others cover.

    That being said, I'd go with Jimi. I loved Bob's lyrics, but hated his voice.
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    Jimi. I'm not sure, but I think I read somewhere that Dylan thinks Jimi's is superior.

    Most boring version is the Dave Matthews Band.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KingTermite View Post
    OK...I figured so. I don't see Dylan as much of a "cover" artist. He's the genius who others cover.

    That being said, I'd go with Jimi. I loved Bob's lyrics, but hated his voice.
    Lots of people seem to feel that way. For my part, I play it tuned down half a step, and I don't sing nearly as nasaly.
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    I think Bob wrote a great song there but Jimi was tha man and brought it to life

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrankshaftYQX View Post
    Lots of people seem to feel that way. For my part, I play it tuned down half a step, and I don't sing nearly as nasaly.
    I don't think anybody on this planet does sing nearly as nasaly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kpshearer View Post
    I think Bob wrote a great song there but Jimi was tha man and brought it to life
    +1
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    I voted for Hendrix, but thats just cause U2's version wasn't a poll choice.
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    Jimi's for sure! Sends shivers down my spine every time!

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    Quote Originally Posted by squegeeboo View Post
    I voted for Hendrix, but thats just cause U2's version wasn't a poll choice.
    U2 did one? I'll check that out!
    "It is not the critic who counts."

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    Bob writes them, others play them. That's how I like it.

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    Jimi's Watchtower. Bob's just about everything else.
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    Bob: Like A Rolling Stone
    Everyone else: Any other song Bob wrote.

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    Quote Originally Posted by squegeeboo View Post
    I voted for Hendrix, but thats just cause U2's version wasn't a poll choice.
    +1 for U2's version (i didn't vote 'cause of this)
    I think it was on one of thier mid 90's releases, live, if memory serves............

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogerinchrist View Post
    +1 for U2's version (i didn't vote 'cause of this)
    I think it was on one of thier mid 90's releases, live, if memory serves............
    it's on Rattle and Hum, late 80's.
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    Hey. Don't be dissin Bobby. He did more with a 4 note range than most people could have done with two whole octaves.
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    Jimi, but give Bob his props.
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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
    Hey. Don't be dissin Bobby. He did more with a 4 note range than most people could have done with two whole octaves.
    Doubt it....I'll give him props, but for songwriting only.
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    Quote Originally Posted by squegeeboo View Post
    it's on Rattle and Hum, late 80's.
    How's Homer say it? DOUGH........

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    Quote Originally Posted by KingTermite View Post
    Doubt it....I'll give him props, but for songwriting only.
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