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Added by Nebula on 18 Jul 2009 04:00
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- "Rocket Man" by Elton John - Great cover!

(The video is very much out of of sync! but it's the only one available on youtube. Enjoy the song!)

- "How Do You Keep Love Alive" by Ryan Adams
Good job, I felt it more than with Ryan...

(Live recording)

- "Amazing Grace"
Amazing thing! He went to the streets, the beach, a playground, a werehouse, his car, etc, and recorded every sound on location, later mixing them all together - no studio dubbing. You've gotta watch it:

- "I'm on Fire" by Bruce Springsteen - Cool thing.

Would you please comment if you know (have heard) David? :)
"Lonely Weekend(s)" by Charlie Rich

Loved it and it's very well done absolutely different (much improved!) from the original.
Average listal rating (787 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0
"Feeling Good" by Anthony Newley & Leslie Bricusse from the musical "The Roar of the Greasepaint - the Smell of the Crowd"

Average listal rating (455 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
"Running Up That Hill" by Kate Bush

Love this cover!
Average listal rating (236 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
"Hallelujah" by Leonard Cohen

A version loved by everyone...!
Average listal rating (700 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
"Hurt" by Nine Inch Nails

Amazing cover, much deeper for me.
"Knockin' on Heaven's Door" by Bob Dylan
'Legendary cover.

Live in 1988 with a young, and 'leathered, Axl :)
Average listal rating (236 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
"You Really Got Me" by The Kinks
Go listen to the original; then go watch David Lee Roth singing it. Yeah.

hey, maybe Shakira was inspired by Roth xP
Average listal rating (5 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 0
"Dancing in the Moonlight" by King Harvest
Absolutely Love this song in this version :)

The video is out of sync but the audio itself is pretty good
Average listal rating (24 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 0
"Tainted Love" rec. by Gloria Jones
80's blast eheh

Open the video to hear it in Stereo - it's much better!
Average listal rating (262 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 0
"Black Magic Woman" (Fleetwood Mac)
...Did you even know Fleetwood Mac had anything to do with this?

"Torn" by Ednaswap
Love it since I was a kid; it was only more recently that I found out it wasn't an original.

Average listal rating (302 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 0
"Fell in Love with a Boy" (White Stripes - Fell in Love with a Girl)
Interesting cover choice, girl

- Live AOL (different from the album version) - Great voice
"RESPECT" by Otis Redding - was immortalized by her

"Nothing Compares 2 U" by Prince (The Family)

Average listal rating (139 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 0
"Somewhere Only We Know" by Keane
They were the ones that got the song to grow on me.

Average listal rating (1210 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
"In the Pines" aka "Where Did You Sleep Last Night?" (folk song)

"Lake Of Fire" by the Meat Puppets

"Plateau" by the Meat Puppets

"The Man Who Sold The World" by Mr. David Bowie

Average listal rating (306 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 0
Their version of "Hello" by Lionel Richie is pretty cool.

(there's a crazier version on youtube haha)
The original is obviously great, but these guys did a cool thing with "Mrs. Robinson" by Simon & Garfunkel

"Sweet Dreams Are Made of This" by the Eurythmics

"Tainted Love" rec. by Gloria Jones

Some cover songs I really like.
Which doesn't necessarilly mean they are better than the originals (or even that I actually like them better). But some are!

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