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    Name a toon that was covered an' the original was JUST SMOKED, DUSTED, AND TORCHED...

    The Van Rothin' tunes are obvious...first thing that comes to my mind is,"Hallelujah," by Jeff Buckley...he took Leonard Cohen's original and JJ Cales's version an' just MADE IT HIS OWN!!!!!! Yeah, he owns it nah...

    Can ya'll name some toons in the similar vein nah nah??

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    Young Man Blues by The Who (originally by Mose Allison)

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    Knockin' On Heaven's Door by G 'n R, no question.
    "Suck a fat one, faggot."
    -MikeL, showing off that sharp wit of his.

    "You may recognize some of these chemicals. Let's start with cyanide...The one the Aum Shinrikyo cult attempted to use to commit mass murder in a Tokyo subway in May 1995...The same cyanide produced routinely--1.4 million tons per year--for use in the production of plastics, adhesives, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and so on. It seems that those who put small amounts of cyanide in subways are terrorists. But those who produce it in mass quantities and contaminate broad reaches of soil, water, and air, killing countless living beings, are not terrorists, but rather capitalists, and are counted among the finest and most powerful people on the planet."

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    "You know what's weird to me is Christians who are against the death penalty. After all, if it weren't for the death penalty, we wouldn't celebrate Easter!"

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    Knockin On Heaven's Door by Avril Lavigne, not a brainer

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mishar McLeud
    Knockin On Heaven's Door by Avril Lavigne, not a brainer
    LOL, I thought you'd say,"Fuel," by Avril.

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    No Doubt: Where's My Life

    Rod Stewart: Downtown Train

    Not rock, I know, but great remakes nonetheless.

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    Vanilla Fudge- Keep Me Hangin' On

    Also, any Zep or Allman Bros. blues covers.

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    You Really Got Me by VH

    Money (originally by Pink Floyd) done by Velvet Revolver
    If it's BROWN, flush it DOWN.

    GO STEELERS!

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    Black girl, black girl

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    If yousa don't agree...YOU'RE WRONG...an' wrongdoers respect me...
    ASHES TO ASHES...DUST TO DUST...IF THE WOMEN DON'T GET YA, THE WHISKEY MUST!!...

    "I used to play the blues alone in all the local joints," he explained. 'The only thing that I can really play on guitar to this day is the blues. I heard Doc Watson and his son playing 15 years ago, and from there I got into Leadbelly and John Lee Hooker."--DLR

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    I have an old Led Zeppelin boot of them doing Heartbreak Hotel from Elvis. I'm in no way an Elvis fan but this tune SMOKES the original!!!
    "It doesn't mean that much to me to mean that much to you..." -Neil Young

    "The sun's not yellow, it's chicken." -Bob Dylan

    "If you go out and buy a Van Halen record and put it in your collection, it'll melt your other records." -David Lee Roth, 1981.

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    Korn -- "Word Up"
    I used to jog but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ace Ventura
    I have an old Led Zeppelin boot of them doing Heartbreak Hotel from Elvis. I'm in no way an Elvis fan but this tune SMOKES the original!!!
    Van Rothin' smoked the Zep version in '83...sho' nuff'...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blind Lemon Loons
    LOL, I thought you'd say,"Fuel," by Avril.
    'Chop Suey' by her would be more appropriate

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mishar McLeud
    'Chop Suey' by her would be more appropriate
    In that case, Tenacious D's version would've dusted lil' Avril's nah...

 

 

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