Cover songs that are better than the original...

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    All Along The Watchtower is the obvious one.

    here's an obscure example,

     
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    Just about anything Ike & Tina covered, but even John Fogerty was blown away by this.

     
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    This is probably my #1 cover-beats-the-original :punk:

     
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    I have quite a few of these so I may end up blocked but ....

     
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    Music inspired by Purple Haze with lyrics of The Green Acres tv show theme.

     
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    when i listen to Tom Petty's Buried treasure or Underground Garage i hear so many songs that i thought were written by the British Invasion bands.

    those wankers ripped them all from our black artists. :mad:
     
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    you can give the title without posting the vid.
     
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    almost any Leonard Cohen song.
     
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    I know its possible, but i cant do it. :jj:
     
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    calm down, it's early here. :jj:
     
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    thread title says "better than original."
     
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    good one.
     
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