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    Default "Even Better Than The Real Thing" ...

    What are some cover tunes that you like better than the original versions? I'll start with a couple of Elton John covers that I think smoke the originals ...

    Original version by the Beatles ...



    Cover version by Elton John ...



    Original version by the Who ...



    Cover version by Elton John ...

    "It's so lonely at the top because it's so crowded at the bottom" - Diamond David Lee Roth

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    I prefer Jeff Healey's (R.I.P) version of Roadhouse Blues , over the Door's offering . Jeff also did a great rendition of Like A Hurricane , by Neil Young , before his untimely passing .

    I prefer SRV's instrumental of Little Wing over the Hendrix tune . Same goes for Voodoo Chile , and I'm not a big SRV fan .
    Most of VH's cover tunes go without saying ... You're No Good is still one of my favs .

    Crossroad Blues by Cream is pretty intense compared to the original IMO .
    "There's too many people on this basketball that's floating around the sun, who are too afraid to allow themselves to FEEL" - Edward Van Halen
    "Van Halen was never about the singer..." - a very wise fan.
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    Original version by New Order ...



    Cover version by Orgy ...

    "It's so lonely at the top because it's so crowded at the bottom" - Diamond David Lee Roth

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    Badlands "Fire and Rain" - I like the original too...


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    Original by Hello (1975)


    Ace Frehley's 1978 cover

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    The Beatles - "She Said, She Said"


    Gov't Mule's cover version:


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    The Band - "The Night They Drove Ol' Dixie Down"


    The Black Crowes' cover version:


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    Johnny Cash - "I Still Miss Someone"


    Darrell Scott's cover version:


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    Gene Clark - "Polly"


    Robert Plant & Alison Krauss' cover version:
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    Original version from the Troggs ...



    Cover version from X ...

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    Zoot were an Australian band from the late 60' to early 70's. Rick Springfield (Jessie's Girl) is on guitar and apparently a couple of future members from The Little River Band were members too. The singer, Darryl Cotton is my 3rd cousin although I never met him. He died 2 or 3 years ago.

    I dont know if this version is better, but its pretty frigging good.
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    "The less I needed, the better I felt." ~ Charles Bukowski.

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    The original from the Beatles ...



    The cover from Coroner ...

    "It's so lonely at the top because it's so crowded at the bottom" - Diamond David Lee Roth

    "If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving is not for you"

    "Be careful what you wish for because you just might lose what you already have"

    "Women and Children First ... The REAL Van Halen III"

 

 

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