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Grey Pilgrim : 10/10/2019 10:29 am
Mike Masse - Africa (acoustic Toto cover)

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Johnny Cash - Hurt (Official Video) HD  
Grey Pilgrim : 10/10/2019 10:30 am : link
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All Along the Watchtower  
Pork Chop : 10/10/2019 10:34 am : link
by both Jimi and U2.

There's not a single Dylan song that someone else didn't perform better than him.


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not sure if it's my favorite but  
pjcas18 : 10/10/2019 10:35 am : link
Disturbed - Sound of Silence - the live version from the Conan show - is pretty awesome
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Watchtower  
Pork Chop : 10/10/2019 10:35 am : link
U2 version
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The Atari's  
Chef : 10/10/2019 10:36 am : link
cover of Don Henley's Boys of Summer.
Dumpstaphunk  
Mayhap : 10/10/2019 10:37 am : link
Theme from the Sopranos
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Jim from Katonah : 10/10/2019 10:37 am : link
Love Tool’s cover of Zepp’s No Quarter.
Green Manalishi - Judas Priest, the live version.  
smshmth8690 : 10/10/2019 10:43 am : link
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Clapton  
Br00klyn : 10/10/2019 10:45 am : link
had some great covers, most notably Cocaine and I Shot the Sheriff.

Watchtower has been covered by so many bands and artists but Jimi tops it. DMB also killed some of their Watchtower performances.

An underrated cover that I love is Aaron Lewis doing Nutshell
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10thAve : 10/10/2019 10:50 am : link
Social Distortion - Ring of Fire
The Clash - I Fought the Law
Cowboy Junkies - Sweet Jane  
MadPlaid : 10/10/2019 10:56 am : link
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Amy Winehouse - Will You Love Me Tomorrow  
Ira : 10/10/2019 10:56 am : link
Joe Cocker - The Letter and A Little Help From My Friends
Judy Collins - Both Sides Now (Clouds)
Dion and The Belmonts - Where or When
Red House Painters - All Mixed Up  
Gap92 : 10/10/2019 10:59 am : link
(original by the Cars)


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Sturgill Simpson  
bigbluehoya : 10/10/2019 11:00 am : link
"In Bloom" and "The Promise"
Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit  
bigbluehoya : 10/10/2019 11:01 am : link
"Heart on a String"
Rage Against the Machine covers  
Steve L : 10/10/2019 11:01 am : link
“Street Fighting Man” and it’s amazing.
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Susan Tedeschi  
Post Time : 10/10/2019 11:03 am : link
Don't Think Twice
Get Low by Lil John and the East side boys acoustic cover  
Gmen88 : 10/10/2019 11:03 am : link
For the win
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RE: All Along the Watchtower  
Saratoga : 10/10/2019 11:16 am : link
In comment 14620926 Pork Chop said:
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by both Jimi and U2.

There's not a single Dylan song that someone else didn't perform better than him.
Jimi Version - ( New Window )


Dave Mason also did a great version of "All Along the Watchtower." It's on the 1974 album and a few compilation albums as well.
Jimi's All along the watchtower  
JerseyCityJoe : 10/10/2019 11:26 am : link
IMHO the best cover ever.
Essentially anything...  
bw in dc : 10/10/2019 11:26 am : link
but the way Manford Mann butchered one of my favorite Springsteen Songs - "Blinded by the Light".

Rolling Stones do an absolute brilliant version of the Temptations great song "Just My Imagination".
Don't think they ever recording it in studio  
Greg from LI : 10/10/2019 11:32 am : link
But the Damned did a great live version of "The Last Time" by the Stones
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RE: Green Manalishi - Judas Priest, the live version.  
rebel yell : 10/10/2019 11:38 am : link
In comment 14620943 smshmth8690 said:
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They did a killer "Diamonds and Rust" on "Unleashed in the East," as well. Love Rob Halford. The guy had some amazing pipes!
RE: not sure if it's my favorite but  
PatersonPlank : 10/10/2019 11:41 am : link
In comment 14620928 pjcas18 said:
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Disturbed - Sound of Silence - the live version from the Conan show - is pretty awesome Link - ( New Window )


+1 on this. The only version of this I ever liked besides Simon and Garfield
RE: Jimi's All along the watchtower  
dlauster : 10/10/2019 11:45 am : link
In comment 14620997 JerseyCityJoe said:
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IMHO the best cover ever.



Agreed! There can be no dissent.
Faith No More...  
vonritz : 10/10/2019 11:48 am : link
"War Pigs"
RE: RE: Jimi's All along the watchtower  
Del Shofner : 10/10/2019 11:49 am : link
In comment 14621031 dlauster said:
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In comment 14620997 JerseyCityJoe said:


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IMHO the best cover ever.




Agreed! There can be no dissent.


This.
Rihanna- Only Girl (in the world) by Trevor Lawrence Tenor Sax  
ATL_Giants : 10/10/2019 11:50 am : link
I'm taking tenor sax lessons, and this totally motivated me to keep practicing!

No vocals in this one, just amazing tenor sax.
forgot the link  
ATL_Giants : 10/10/2019 11:51 am : link
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-NZgk8KfYs
Marvin Gaye  
sjnyfan : 10/10/2019 11:52 am : link
Yesterday
Zack Brown Band - I Shall Be Released  
Rory B. Bellows : 10/10/2019 12:02 pm : link


Motorhead - Jumping Jack Flash

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Bold As Love - John Mayer  
HoodieGelo : 10/10/2019 12:13 pm : link
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5iYRWTqbco

Just amazing, I urge you to check out the live version from Where the Light Is as well!
Deftones cover of the Cars  
Mr. Nickels : 10/10/2019 12:19 pm : link
Drive
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Siouxsie doing Iggy is up there  
joeinct : 10/10/2019 12:33 pm : link
Iggy version is good to begin with
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Aretha Franklin's  
santacruzom : 10/10/2019 12:37 pm : link
version of Eleanor Rigby sounds like how that song was intended to sound.

Also

(please no one post Simple Man by that shitty nu metal band please no one post Simple Man by that shitty nu metal band please no one post Simple Man by that shitty nu metal band)
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Go Terps : 10/10/2019 12:43 pm : link
Charles Bradley w/ the Menahan Street Band - Heart of Gold

The National - Morning Dew

Greensky Bluegrass - Atlantic City

this is the best recording I could fine  
santacruzom : 10/10/2019 12:47 pm : link
But damn, they nail this live.
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Stone Sour  
LeftHook : 10/10/2019 12:48 pm : link
Cover of The Rolling Stone "Gimme Shelter"

Fucking awesome
Ramones cover  
Maineline : 10/10/2019 12:50 pm : link
Good for what ails you.
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Volbeat  
LeftHook : 10/10/2019 12:51 pm : link
Doing The Georgia Satellites "Battleship Chains"
Another good one.........
One more  
Go Terps : 10/10/2019 12:52 pm : link
Chris Cornell - Nothing Compares 2 U
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santacruzom : 10/10/2019 12:54 pm : link
In comment 14621141 Go Terps said:
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The National - Morning Dew



I love The National but had never stumbled on this one. Awesome.
and Ramones covering  
Maineline : 10/10/2019 12:54 pm : link
My soul has been psychedelicized.
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Duane Allman & Aretha Franklin The Weight  
Rory B. Bellows : 10/10/2019 12:56 pm : link
forgot this one
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RE: Duane Allman & Aretha Franklin The Weight  
santacruzom : 10/10/2019 1:00 pm : link
In comment 14621178 Rory B. Bellows said:
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Yeah, that's on my list as well. Definitely prefer it to the original.

Also, this is nice...
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also, as far as I know  
santacruzom : 10/10/2019 1:08 pm : link
we're the only non-jam band to have ever recorded a cover that's more than twice as long as the original!
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RE: Cowboy Junkies - Sweet Jane  
gmenatlarge : 10/10/2019 1:09 pm : link
In comment 14620959 MadPlaid said:
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+1 excellent!
RE: Johnny Cash - Hurt (Official Video) HD  
gmenatlarge : 10/10/2019 1:10 pm : link
In comment 14620915 Grey Pilgrim said:
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+1 loved it, just a little difficult to watch the vid as he is dying.
RE: All Along the Watchtower  
gmenatlarge : 10/10/2019 1:11 pm : link
In comment 14620926 Pork Chop said:
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by both Jimi and U2.

There's not a single Dylan song that someone else didn't perform better than him.
Jimi Version - ( New Window )


can't agree on that, forever young is his alone.
a lot of my favorites have already been mentioned  
crackerjack465 : 10/10/2019 1:15 pm : link
but Muse - Feeling Good is a good one
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