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View Poll Results: Jimi's Watchtower or the original?
Jimi Hendrix's version 29 63.04%
Bob Dylan's version 4 8.70%
Both 9 19.57%
Quail/beef jerky/pie/etc 4 8.70%
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Old 10-03-07, 03:12 PM   #1
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Jimi's Watchtower or Bob's?

Well, which one?
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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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Old 10-03-07, 03:13 PM   #3
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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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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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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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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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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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I voted for Hendrix, but thats just cause U2's version wasn't a poll choice.
U2 did one? I'll check that out!
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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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+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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+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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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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it's on Rattle and Hum, late 80's.
How's Homer say it? DOUGH........
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