Favourite cover songs

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  1. OVP

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    This is probably my favourite of all time, but i can think of so many others that are right up there too.

    I'll start with this one, hopefully you guys keep adding to it :)

    Living Colour - Sunshine of your love. Vernon Reid on guitar is a god.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRpR6y5kuEM
     
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    Fishbone's version of Sublime's Date Rape is great.

    Shihad did a really good cover of Midnight Oils Kosciuszko on the Oils tribute album many moons ago

    Agree with Living Colour and their version of Sunshine of your Love, I love it. Reid, Glover, Calhoun and Wimbish are all top shelf in their respective disciplines.
     
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    [youtube]vt1Pwfnh5pc[/youtube]

    Loved the original song by NIN, but man is it ever Johnny Cash's song now
     
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    Loved this version the first time I heard it.

    [youtube]3xh6fxaQkm8[/youtube]
     
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    Dude! Awesome! I love Living Colour and I had no idea they covered this.

    Vernon Reid is the most overlooked guitarist in terms of talent. It pisses me off when i never see him make any lists!
     
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    https://g.co/kgs/c94JC

    Dolly Parton- Shine (originally by Collective Soul)

    This has got to be my favorite cover of all time to be honest. Dolly Parton is very, very good when it comes to picking and performing and arranging her cover songs. This video doesn't do the album version justice because its a bit shorter and leaves out some of the instrumentals and her vocals.

    Her cover of Bon Jovi's "Lay Your Hands on Me" is phenomenal as well.
     
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    Johnny Cash - She Used To Love Me A Lot (audio): http://youtu.be/WBlRx7DlL_E

    He then went on to butcher this. Totally unnecessary but I f**king love David Allan Coe's version.

    And how can we forget this!?!? Awesome cover;

    Johnny Cash (with Marty Stuart) sings "Rusty Cage": http://youtu.be/Nehoakn-LbE
     
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    Chris Stapleton - "Amanda" | Live at the Grand Ol…: http://youtu.be/-3JatEPwbrM

    I love the Waylon Jennings version but FMD the hairs on my arms stand up whenever I hear this!
     
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    The Amity Affliction - Born To Die
    We Came as Romans - Trouble
    Five finger death Punch - house of the rising sun
     
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    The Cult - Born To Be Wild

    Motorhead - Please Don't Touch
     
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    Beat me to it.
     
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    Pearl Jam - Last Kiss
    The Ataris - Boys of Summer
    Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah
    GnR - Knocking on Heavens Door
    Foo Fighters - Baker Street
     
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    Does this count as a cover?
    Warning: NSFW
    [youtube]dpegGW1oEaQ[/youtube]
     
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    Any version of Hallelujah should be killed with fire. One of the most boring and trite songs written.
     
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    Two that stand out for mine:

    Hendrix - All Along the Watchtower, and a throwback to my teenage years a little known metal band from Victoria called the Naked Heart did a cover of Kylie Minogue's Confide in Me, the singer was clearly a Korn fan.
     
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    Ryan Adams has done tonnes of great covers, he usually gives them a different feel.

    Some of my favs he has done:

    Bob Mould (Husker Du) - Black Sheets of Rain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtcrMwkyzY0
    Black Flag - Nervous Breakdown https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJB6PiLkmSs
    Iron Maiden - Wasted Years https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iBe53ruE1g
    Alice In Chains - Down in a Hole (also did Nutshell) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGgGtNNKfIs
    Foo Fighters - Times Like These https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BG9u798who
    Bryan Adams - Run To You https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_rEUtI1dZM
    The Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=masNmZy5d6Y
    Gillian Welch - Time (The Revelator) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXUE9XtGJio
    Gram Parsons - A Song for You https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=71&v=Q9hNExzwlhA
    All of Taylor Swift's 1989 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcJ_ECyEK4I&list=PLNylmjSqT6s2580qPCToutMAUDvD4_wxX

    There are dozens more.
     
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    [youtube]DXMvX4v9TRc[/youtube]
     
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