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Courageous + Contentious Cover Songs

COURAGEOUS+ CONTENTIQUS COVER SONGS OUR FAVORITE COVERS BY FAITHFULNESS TO ORIGINAL AND OVERALL QUALITY They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. In music, that may or may not ring others are great because they stay true to the original. But there are many covers that, true depending on who decides to cover your song. Some covers are great because of frankly, should never have been attempted. This list is nowhere near exhaustive, we their creative departure from the original in terms of sound and arrangement, while merely picked some of the most famous covers of all time. Where would you plot some of your favorite (and least favorite) covers? SONIC BLISS Jeff Buckley HALLELUJAH by Leonard Cohen Jimi Hendrix The Clash I FOUGHT THE LAW by The Crickets Gary Jules ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER by Bob Dylan MAD WORLD by Tears For Fears Elvis Costello (WHAT'S SO FUNNY BOUT) PEACE LOVE AND UNDERSTANDING David Bowie CHINA GIRL by Iggy Pop Schw Ryan Adams WONDERWALL by Oasis Manfred Mann's Earth Band BLINDED BY THE LIGHT by Bruce Springsteen HOW MUCH DOES THE SONG Led Zeppelin DAZED AND CONFUSED by Jake Holmes SOUND LIKE THE ORIGINAL? Johnny Cash HURT by Nine Inch Nails Joan Jett and The Blackhearts Elvis HOUND DOG by Big Mama Thornton I LOVE ROCK 'N ROLL by The Arrows Aretha Franklin BIGGEST Iron & Wine RESPECT MOST by Otis Redding DEPARTURE FAITHFUL SUCH GREAT HEIGHTS by The Postal Service The Byrds Nirvana The Beatles Soft Cell TURN, TURN, TURN by Pete Seeger TWIST AND SHOUT THE MAN WHO SOLD THE WORLD by David Bowie Devo TAINTED LOVE by Gloria Jones by The Isley Brothers (I CAN'T GET NO) SATISFACTION by Rolling Stones Blondie HANGING ON THE TELEPHONE by The Nerves Scissor Sisters BAD COMFORTABLY NUMB by Pink Floyd Whitney Houston I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU by Dolly Parton A Perfect Circle IMAGINE by John Lennon Deftones Aerosmith Guns N' Roses NO ORDINARY LOVE by Sade COME TOGETHER by The Beatles KNOCKIN' ON HE AVEN'S DOOR by Bob Dylan Michael Bolton (SITTIN' ON) THE DOCK OF THE BAY by Otis Redding Alien Ant Farm SMOOTH CRIMINAL by Michael Jackson Madonna AMERICAN PIE Kid Rock 311 by Don McLean Limp Bizkit LOVE SONG by The Cure FEEL LIKE MAKIN LOVE BEHIND BLUE EYES by Bad Company by The Who Celine Dion & Anastacia SONOS SACRILEGE YOU SHOOK ME ALL NIGHT LONG by AC/DC HOW GOOD IS THE SONG COMPARED TO THE ORIGINAL

Courageous + Contentious Cover Songs

shared by ColumnFive on Dec 16
They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. In music, that may or not ring true depending on who decides to cover your song. Some are great for their creative departure from the original, wh...




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