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    The Scorpions covering The Who's, "Can't Explain."

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    Faster Pussycat covering, "You're So Vain."

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    The Who and Van Halen covering "Summertime Blues" live in concert many times. Also, to a lesser extent, Rush also covered it live on R30, but curiously their tempo on it is way too slow.

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    Elton John covering and improving on originals from the Beatles ...



    And the Who ...

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

    "Political correctness is fascism pretending to be manners" - George Carlin

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

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    Aerosmith-Big Ten Inch Record
    -Come Together
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    The Jeff Healey Band did a smoking hot cover of ZZ Top's "Blue Jean Blues", on their debut album - See the Light .
    Jeff was one of the best blues players I've ever seen... R.I.P.
    "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.
    "Embrace the past. Live in the moment but keep your eyes on the future, and keep on moving forward..." - Richie Sambora

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    Van Halen covering Where Have All The Good Times Gone.
    I used to jog but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass.

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    Can I say Ozzy Osbourne doing a cover of Children of the Grave on Tribute?


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    Going with an odd pick. Slayer covering Judas Priest Dissident Aggressor. Love that tune.

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    The Kills covering 2 songs from 1967:
    Captain Beefheart's "Dropout Boogie"
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    The Velvet Underground's "Venus In Furs"



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    A few off the top....

    VH - YRGM - The Kinks

    Hendrix - All Along The Watchtower - Dylan

    The Byrds - Mr. Tambourine Man - Dylan

    Clapton - Crossroads - Robert Johnson

    Maiden - Cross Eyed Mary - Tull

    Ronstadt - When Will I be Loved - Everly Brothers

    Nazareth - Love Hurts - Everly Brothers

    Aretha Franklin - Respect - Otis Redding

    Siouxsie and The Banshees - The Passenger - Iggy Pop

    Santana - Black Magic Woman - Fleetwood Mac
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    Rare Earth - Temptations "Get Ready".

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    "The less I needed, the better I felt." ~ Charles Bukowski.

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    The Power Station covering Get it On.
    Winners come and go; legends are forever.

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    Pretenders - Stop your sobbing

    Brad Gillis - covering Sabbath on Speak of the devil (not a huge NR fan, but he smoked on those covers)

    Van Halen - You're no good, Pretty Woman, Where have all the good times gone!

    Van Halen - Beer Drinkers & Hell raisers

    Aerosmith - Think about it

 

 

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