What cover of a song do you strongly prefer over the original version?

posted 4 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
6260 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2014


There are several other covers I like more than the original:

Metallica – Whiskey in the Jar

Stone Temple Pilots – Dancing Days

Rasputina – Brand New Key

Nataly Dawn – Book of Love

Jeff Buckley – Hallelujah

16 Horsepower – The Partisan (originally Leonard Cohen)


Post # 4
1466 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Father's Vineyard Church/ A Touch of Class Banquet Center

“All along the watchtower” Jimi Hendrix, original by Bob Dylan

“Blinded by the Light” by Manfred Mann, original by Bruce Springsteen

“Make you feel my love” Adele, original by Bob Dylan

“Hurt” Johnny Cash, original by NIN

Those are just the ones I could think of!

Post # 5
1466 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Father's Vineyard Church/ A Touch of Class Banquet Center

@EffieTrinket:  Forgot about Jeff Buckley’s “Halleluiah” Yes!!!

Post # 6
2322 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

the rose – i love westlifes version hahaha

Post # 7
1409 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: February 2009

I like John Mayer’s version of free fallin’ better. 

Post # 9
9920 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

Come on Eileen by Save Ferris

Like a Prayer by Madonna

Forgive me, I’m Drinking Champagne, by Tegan and Sara

Post # 10
73 posts
Worker bee

Ray Lamontagne’s version of “Crazy” by Gnarls Barkley

Post # 11
384 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Yesssssssssss love christmas canon!!

American Girl – Goo Goo Dolls originally Tom Petty

Simple Man – Shinedown orginall Lynyrd Skynyrd


hmm for some reason thats all I can think of right now but I know theres more!!!

Post # 12
1841 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

Bad Company by Five Finger Death Punch. 

Post # 13
200 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

 Careless Wisper by Seether cover of George Michael

though I don’t usually care for covers- this one rocks!

Post # 14
1182 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Killing me softly by Lauren hill original by Roberta flack

Post # 16
344 posts
Helper bee

Lay Lady Lay – Magnet (Original by Bob Dylan)

Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley

Big Yellow Taxi – Counting Crows (Original by Joni Mitchell)

Smooth Criminal – Alien Ant Farm (Michael Jackson)

Blue Suede Shoes – Elvis (Carl Perkins)

Landslide – Dixie Chicks

Tainted Love – Soft Cell

Twist and Shout – Beatles


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