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    The often-covered standard 'Sweet Little Lisa'. Here's a live version by guitar great Albert Lee:

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    Kim Wilde, "You just keep me Hangin on". I'm generally a "Brunette Man",
    but I would make an exception for her.

    "The Universe never did make sense; I suspect it was built on a government contract." Robert A. Heinlein

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    Here's a friend of mine, Alexander doing an inspired cover of Cocaine by JJ Cale. I may be a bit biased because he is crediting me as one of his influences for the song yet he has packed SO many influences into this. Really a great cover,



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    Here's Daniela Andrade covering Crazy, by Gnarls Barkley, Very talented.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Deal4Fuji View Post
    Some good ones above, I love the cool drum cadence on Devo's Satisfaction - I was expecting Skidder to do Social D's Ring of Fire, I think he's a big fan of them.

    Indirectly speaking of Johnny Cash, it's kind of neat that someone of his stature in the music industry covered Nine Inch Nails "Hurt".

    +1 for Hurt, I like better than the original. There's decades of pain in his voice with this cover. There are several gems on that album (can you guess my age?).
    Another is First Time Ever I Saw Your Face. I picture him singing that at his wife's funeral, then he followed only months later. His voice was failing musically at this point, but man could he deliver on raw emotion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by trackhub View Post
    Kim Wilde, "You just keep me Hangin on". I'm generally a "Brunette Man",
    but I would make an exception for her.
    I agree - love ladies who rock: You guys heard the Target back to school ad using Kids in America ?

    Anthony I'm impressed...you're in some good company (Knofler & Clapton !!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deal4Fuji View Post
    Anthony I'm impressed...you're in some good company (Knofler & Clapton !!)
    Yes I was kind of chuffed when he produced this cover, and credited me. I did an offbeat cover of Cocaine which set him in motion. Here's my cover,



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    Quote Originally Posted by gear64 View Post
    +1 for Hurt, I like better than the original. There's decades of pain in his voice with this cover. There are several gems on that album (can you guess my age?).
    Another is First Time Ever I Saw Your Face. I picture him singing that at his wife's funeral, then he followed only months later. His voice was failing musically at this point, but man could he deliver on raw emotion.
    Agreed, there's so much emotion in his face & voice. The video is really well done too...especially the shots of June Carter. He never got pigeonholed by any genre of music. Per your suggestion here's 1st Time Ever - Some great photos in this video. I've heard the photo at the 1:00 minute mark called the million dollar photo - made at Sun Studios with Johnny, Elvis, Jerry Lee, & Carl Perkins :


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    Here's an interesting version of 'Cocaine'. Albert Lee playing off another guitar player doing the well-known 'lick' in the song. No vocals, but it sounds great:


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    Quote Originally Posted by AnthonyG View Post
    Yes I was kind of chuffed when he produced this cover, and credited me. I did an offbeat cover of Cocaine which set him in motion. Here's my cover,

    Anthony
    Nice, Interesting twist on the song. Have I heard the "wayyyeeehhhh" somewhere before? Why does that sound (or word) seem to be familiar?

    Here's a neat reggae-ish version of I Got You Babe from UB-40 with The Pretenders Chrissie Hynde. I had to look hard for a studio version...really well done.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Deal4Fuji View Post
    Nice, Interesting twist on the song. Have I heard the "wayyyeeehhhh" somewhere before? Why does that sound (or word) seem to be familiar?
    Thanks. I'm a regular when it comes to vocalising an instrumental line. I'm not sure where it may have come from. I guess I was just twisting the main riff a little.

    Here's ZOOT covering Eleanor Rigby. Serious rocking version,



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    Here's Jess Greenberg covering Stop this Train by John Mayer.

    Jess certainly attracts attention because of her, Natural assets, yet, she really is a very talented performer,



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    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=k_oOc3Zj0KU

    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=k_oOc3Zj0KU

    Bare naked ladies covering Bruce Cockburn's "lovers in a dangerous time". Great cover of a great Cockburn song.
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    Did you ever wonder if someone/some group could cover a Talking Heads tune, and do it well? Here's the best cover I've ever run across. Needs a little beter fidelity, amybe a bass and a more complete drum kit, but pretty good for the location they're in:

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    Quote Originally Posted by skidder View Post
    Did you ever wonder if someone/some group could cover a Talking Heads tune, and do it well? Here's the best cover I've ever run across. Needs a little beter fidelity, amybe a bass and a more complete drum kit, but pretty good for the location they're in:
    Here's a failed attempt at This Must Be The Place by Arcade Fire. I like the steel drums and the indie arrangement, but Win Butler needs to go down an octive or something - real screechy but A+ for effort on one of their great songs.
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    The original Talk Talk version struck a chord (pun intended) with me when it first aired on MTV, and to me, this cover and high dollar video by No Doubt was equally impressive.

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    Original by Jerry Butler

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    Oh yeah? Try this!

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    One of the best ZZ covers I've seen..........



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