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Fat_Sunny
03-18-2007, 01:24 AM
<p><font size="2">This Has Probably Been A Topic Before, But It Would Have Been Before Fat's Time Here, So He Is Posting It As If It Is Fresh As A Daisy.</font></p><p><font size="2">Here Are Three Musical Re-Makes That Fat Thinks Run Circles Around The Originals:</font></p><p><font size="2">60's: <strong><em>Sit Down I Think I Love You</em></strong> Original By Buffalo Springfield, Re-Make By The<strong><em> Mojo Men&nbsp;</em></strong></font></p><p><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/music/wma-pop-up/B000003H0Y001007/002-4082669-4592009">http://www.amazon.com/gp/music/wma-pop-up/B000003H0Y001007/002-4082669-4592009</a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><font size="2">70's: <strong><em>With A Little Help From My Friends </em></strong>Original By The Beatles (Ringo), Re-Make By <strong><em>Joe Cocker</em></strong></font></p><p><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/music/wma-pop-up/B00001X590001009/002-4082669-4592009">http://www.amazon.com/gp/music/wma-pop-up/B00001X590001009/002-4082669-4592009</a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><font size="2">80's: <strong><em>Always On My Mind </em></strong>Original By Elvis + Willie Nelson, Re-Make By The<em><strong> Pet Shop Boys</strong></em></font></p><p><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/music/wma-pop-up/B000002UZ4001008/002-4082669-4592009">http://www.amazon.com/gp/music/wma-pop-up/B000002UZ4001008/002-4082669-4592009</a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><font size="2">What Re-Makes Do You Like&nbsp;Better Than The Original?</font>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p>

Billy Staples
03-18-2007, 01:28 AM
<p>Keep me hangin on by Vanilla Fudge instead of the Supremes before them and Kim Wilde after is a tough call, but still go with&nbsp;the Fudge</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>don't anyone Nicki French's dance version of 'Total Eclipse of the heart' by Bonnie Tyler.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>maybe the worlds weirdest video with horses. fencers, globes, guys dancing in tights, wind someone getting doused with water i think and the kid with Omen eyes at the end</p>

TheMojoPin
03-18-2007, 01:36 AM
<p>Jeff Buckley's version of Leonard Cohen's &quot;Hallelujah.&quot;</p><p>Fiona Apple's version of the Beatles' &quot;Across the Universe.&quot;</p><p>Hendrix's version of Dylan's &quot;All Along the Watchtower.&quot;</p>

Fat_Sunny
03-18-2007, 01:54 AM
<strong>Billy Staples</strong> wrote:<br /><p><font style="background-color: #ffff00">don't anyone Nicki French's dance version of 'Total Eclipse of the heart' by Bonnie Tyler.</font></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><font size="2">Speaking Of Dance Versions Of Classic Songs, There Was A Fantastic Dance Version Of <strong><em>Nothing Compares 2-U</em></strong> By A Group Called <strong><em>Chyp-Notic.&nbsp; </em></strong>F_S Loved The Sinead O'Connor Original, But The Dance Version Was Hot!</font></p>

reformed
03-18-2007, 03:49 AM
<p>&quot;If You Could Read My Mind&quot; -&nbsp;Cash</p><p>&quot;Simple Twist of Fate&quot; - JGB (if only for the piano solo)</p><p>&quot;Born Under A Bad Sign&quot; - Hendrix</p>

King Imp
03-18-2007, 05:23 AM
<p>Elvis Presley's version of Frank Sinatra's version of Paul Anka's &quot;My Way&quot; </p><p>Disturbed's version of Genesis' &quot;Land of Confusion&quot; </p><p>Metallica's version of Bob Seger's &quot;Turn the Page&quot; </p><p>&nbsp;</p>

A.J.
03-18-2007, 10:24 AM
Aretha Franklin's <em>Respect</em>. So good, she made it her signature song.&nbsp; Hardly anyone remembers that Otis Redding wrote and recorded it.

ralphbxny
03-18-2007, 10:27 AM
Most remakes stink!!!

Hottub
03-18-2007, 10:30 AM
<p>Faster Pussycat's version of Carly Simon's &quot;You're So Vane&quot;.</p>

nevnut
03-18-2007, 10:35 AM
<p>&quot;WarPigs&quot; and &quot;Sweet Leaf&quot; by Gov't Mule.</p><p>Not really sure if better than Sabbath but probably my favorite covers.</p>

BeerBandit
03-18-2007, 10:41 AM
<p>Primus' cover of Pink Floyd's &quot;Have a Cigar&quot;&nbsp; </p><p>That song has such a &quot;fat&quot; sound from the keyboard and later on through the bass, and Les just fattens it up even more.&nbsp; Great, great version.&nbsp;</p>

sailor
03-18-2007, 10:41 AM
<strong>Fat_Sunny</strong> wrote:<br /><strong>Billy Staples</strong> wrote:<br /><p><font style="background-color: #ffff00">don't anyone Nicki French's dance version of 'Total Eclipse of the heart' by Bonnie Tyler.</font></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><font size="2">Speaking Of Dance Versions Of Classic Songs, There Was A Fantastic Dance Version Of <strong><em>Nothing Compares 2-U</em></strong> By A Group Called <strong><em>Chyp-Notic. </em></strong>F_S Loved The Sinead O'Connor Original, But The Dance Version Was Hot!</font></p><p>&nbsp; <font size="2">sinead's version was a cover of a song by <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Family_%28band%29" target="_blank">the family</a>.&nbsp; prince wrote the song for them.&nbsp;&nbsp; they released it in 1985.&nbsp; sinead <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nothing_Compares_2_U" target="_blank">recorded</a> it 5 years later.<br /></font></p>

sailor
03-18-2007, 10:44 AM
<strong>Hottub</strong> wrote:<br /><p>Faster Pussycat's version of Carly Simon's &quot;You're So Vane&quot;.</p><p>&nbsp;<img src="http://benledwards.com/images/rooster_vane_sm.jpg" border="0" width="360" height="360" /></p>

KennethC
03-18-2007, 11:10 AM
<p>Dave Edmunds did a great version of Elvis Costello's &quot;Girl's Talk.&quot;</p><p>The Byrds reading of Dylan's &quot;My Back Pages&quot; is fab.</p><p>Elvis Presley's &quot;That's All Right, Mama,&quot; smokes Arthur Crudup.</p><p>Wilson Pickett's &quot;Sugar Sugar&quot; is, shock of shocks, more soulful than the Archies.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>

Doogie
03-18-2007, 11:27 AM
Me and Bobby McGee by Janis Joplin...I heard the original Kris Kristofferson version and thought it was terrible.

Don Stugots
03-18-2007, 11:27 AM
<p>Always on my Mind</p><p>Turn the Page</p><p>Sympathy for the Devil</p><p>&nbsp;</p>

Stankfoot
03-18-2007, 11:55 AM
<p>&nbsp;</p><p>DNA's remake of Suzanne Vega's &quot;Tom's Diner&quot;</p><p> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbVrDlVJhUQ" target="_blank">VIDEO</a> </p>

<span class=post_edited>This message was edited by Stankfoot on 3-18-07 @ 11:57 AM</span>

TheMojoPin
03-18-2007, 12:08 PM
Elvis Costello's remake of &quot;What's so Funny About Peace, Love and Understanding?.&quot;

blakjeezis
03-18-2007, 12:10 PM
This remake of the 756 other 'favorite covers' threads does not better the original.

ChimneyFish
03-18-2007, 04:37 PM
<p><strong><em><font face="georgia,palatino" size="2">Faith No More &gt; Commodores &quot;Easy&quot;</font></em></strong></p><p><strong><em><font face="Georgia" size="2">Faith No More &gt; Bee Gees &quot;I Started&nbsp;A Joke&quot;</font></em></strong></p><p><strong><em><font face="Georgia" size="2">Faith No More &gt; Engelbert Humperdinck &quot;Spanish Eyes&quot;</font></em></strong></p><p><strong><em><font face="Georgia" size="2">Faith No More &gt; Burt Bacharach &quot;This Guy's In Love With You&quot;</font></em></strong></p><p><strong><em><font face="Georgia" size="2">Lovage &gt; Jennifer Lopez (featuring Ja Rule) &quot;I'm Real&quot;</font></em></strong></p><p><strong><em><font face="Georgia" size="2">Melvins &gt; Fleetwood Mac &quot;Green Manalishi(With The Two Pronged Crown)&quot;</font></em></strong></p><p><strong><em><font face="Georgia" size="2">Marilyn Manson &gt; Gary Numan &quot;Down In The Park&quot;</font></em></strong></p><p><strong><em><font face="Georgia" size="2">Marilyn Manson &gt; Johnny Mandel &quot;Suicide Is Painless&quot;</font></em></strong></p><p><strong><em><font face="Georgia" size="2">Nine Inch Nails &gt; Gary Numan &quot;Metal&quot;</font></em></strong></p><p><strong><em><font face="Georgia" size="2">Nine Inch Nails &gt; Queen &quot;Get Down Make Love&quot;</font></em></strong></p><p><strong><em><font face="Georgia" size="2">Nine Inch Nails &gt; Joy Division &quot;Dead Souls&quot;</font></em></strong></p>

Tall_James
03-18-2007, 04:45 PM
<p>&quot;Bang a Gong&quot; by Power Station.&nbsp; Take that Sheepy.&nbsp; </p><p>Also, anything on the KidzBop 9 CD.</p>

<span class=post_edited>This message was edited by Tall_James on 3-18-07 @ 4:46 PM</span>

feralBoy
03-18-2007, 04:54 PM
I like A perfect circles version of Imagine.&nbsp; But i'm sure i'm in the minority.

TheMojoPin
03-18-2007, 05:05 PM
<p><strong><em><font face="Georgia" size="2">Foo Fighters &gt; Marilyn Manson &gt; Gary Numan &quot;Down In The Park&quot;</font></em></strong></p><p><strong><em><font face="Georgia" size="2">Manic Street Preachers &gt; Marilyn Manson &gt; Johnny Mandel &quot;Suicide Is Painless&quot;</font></em></strong></p><p><font face="times new roman,times" size="1">Fixed.</font></p>

TheMojoPin
03-18-2007, 05:05 PM
Oh, right, duh...Johnny Cash's version of NIN's &quot;Hurt.&quot;

ChimneyFish
03-18-2007, 05:08 PM
<strong>TheMojoPin</strong> wrote:<br /><p><strong><em><font face="Georgia" size="2">Foo Fighters &gt; Marilyn Manson &gt; Gary Numan &quot;Down In The Park&quot;</font></em></strong></p><p><strong><em><font face="Georgia" size="2">Manic Street Preachers &gt; Marilyn Manson &gt; Johnny Mandel &quot;Suicide Is Painless&quot;</font></em></strong></p><p><font face="times new roman,times" size="1">Fixed.</font></p><p><img src="http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c217/luxa1/confused.jpg" border="0" width="320" height="240" /></p>

KnoxHarrington
03-18-2007, 07:57 PM
I think that Townes Van Zandt's cover of "Dead Flowers" (most famously heard at the end of "The Big Lebowski") is actually far better than the Rolling Stones' original. It's soulful and mournful, instead of sounding like a British rock band trying to sound like some country band from Arkansas.

Bossanova
03-18-2007, 08:16 PM
<strong>TheMojoPin</strong> wrot: Oh, right, duh...Johnny Cash's version of NIN's &quot;Hurt.&quot; <p>I actually like NIN's version way more than Cash's</p>

Don Stugots
03-18-2007, 08:19 PM
<strong>Bossanova</strong> wrote:<br /><strong>TheMojoPin</strong> wrot: Oh, right, duh...Johnny Cash's version of NIN's &quot;Hurt.&quot; <p>I actually like NIN's version way more than Cash's</p><p>&nbsp;Norton's version was even better.<br /> </p>

keithy_19
03-18-2007, 08:55 PM
the best cover is the clashes cover of i fought the law.

Bossanova
03-18-2007, 08:58 PM
<strong>Don Stugots</strong> wrote: <strong>Bossanova</strong> wrote:<br /><strong>TheMojoPin</strong> wrot: Oh, right, duh...Johnny Cash's version of NIN's &quot;Hurt.&quot; <p>I actually like NIN's version way more than Cash's</p><p>&nbsp;Norton's version was even better.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><font size="3"><strong>WAS IT</strong></font></p>

SatCam
03-18-2007, 09:03 PM
Also, anything on the KidzBop 9 CD.

By definition, yes, those do put shame to the originals

EliSnow
03-19-2007, 03:15 PM
<p><font face="arial,helvetica,sans-serif" size="3">&quot;Hit Me Baby One More Time&quot; by Fountains of Wayne</font></p><p><font face="Arial" size="3">&quot;Mad World&quot; by Michael Andrews and Gary Jules</font></p>

Knowledged_one
03-19-2007, 03:23 PM
<strong>EliSnow</strong> wrote:<br /><p><font face="arial,helvetica,sans-serif" size="3">&quot;Hit Me Baby One More Time&quot; by Fountains of Wayne</font></p><p><font face="Arial" size="3">&quot;Mad World&quot; by Michael Andrews and Gary Jules</font></p><p>I thought Bowling for Soup did Hit me Baby One more Time</p><p>Big Gay Al - Back that Ass up</p>

Chip196
03-19-2007, 03:28 PM
Hot for Teacher - Richard Cheese &amp; Lounge Against The Machine better than Van Halen

EliSnow
03-19-2007, 03:30 PM
<strong>Knowledged_one</strong> wrote:<br /><strong>EliSnow</strong> wrote:<br /><p><font face="arial,helvetica,sans-serif" size="3">&quot;Hit Me Baby One More Time&quot; by Fountains of Wayne</font></p><p><font face="Arial" size="3">&quot;Mad World&quot; by Michael Andrews and Gary Jules</font></p><p>I thought Bowling for Soup did Hit me Baby One more Time</p><p><font face="arial,helvetica,sans-serif" size="3">Maybe they did, but I have Fountains of Wayne had a version on their album Out-of-State Plates.</font></p>

ScottFromGA
03-19-2007, 03:32 PM
<strong>King Imp</strong> wrote:<br /><p>Elvis Presley's version of Frank Sinatra's version of Paul Anka's &quot;My Way&quot; </p><p><u>Disturbed's version of Genesis' &quot;Land of Confusion&quot;</u> </p><p>Metallica's version of Bob Seger's &quot;Turn the Page&quot; </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;ARE YOU CRAZY? </p><p>Disturbed did wonders for that song, and the video was awesome. Todd McFarland made it.</p><p>my choices for remakes:</p><p>Metallica - Tuesdays Gone (Lynard Skynard)</p><p>The Atari's - Boys of Summer (Don Henley)</p><p>Fozzy - Big City Nights (The Scorpions)&nbsp;</p>

TheMojoPin
03-19-2007, 03:53 PM
<strong>Knowledged_one</strong> wrote:<br /><strong>EliSnow</strong> wrote:<br /><p><font face="arial,helvetica,sans-serif" size="3">&quot;Hit Me Baby One More Time&quot; by Fountains of Wayne</font></p><p><font face="Arial" size="3">&quot;Mad World&quot; by Michael Andrews and Gary Jules</font></p><p>I thought Bowling for Soup did Hit me Baby One more Time</p><p>Big Gay Al - Back that Ass up</p><p>Maybe they did eventually, but FOW and the britpop band Travis did their covers when the song first came out.&nbsp; I don't think BFS even existed then.&nbsp; Man...if only they didn't exist now.</p>

Knowledged_one
03-19-2007, 03:59 PM
<p>You all are probably right.</p><p>I downloaded off of Limewire and they had Bowling for Soup as the singers</p><p>But that could easily have been mis ID'ed by whoever put it up there</p>

Bob Impact
03-21-2007, 03:19 PM
<p>Dimmu Borgir's cover of Twisted Sister's Burn in hell shits all over the original.</p><p>Six Feet Under's cover of Kiss's War Machine is performed the way a song with that name and those lyrics should be. </p>

Freakshow
03-22-2007, 03:40 PM
Tained Love by Soft Cell<br>
Sweet Jane by the Cowboy Junkies (i'll get killed for that one, it's
happened before).<br>
Boys in the Hood by Dynamite Hack<br>



<span class=post_edited>This message was edited by Freakshow on 3-22-07 @ 3:41 PM</span>

King Imp
03-22-2007, 05:11 PM
<strong>ScottFromGA</strong> wrote:<br /><strong>King Imp</strong> wrote:<br /><p>Elvis Presley's version of Frank Sinatra's version of Paul Anka's &quot;My Way&quot; </p><p><u>Disturbed's version of Genesis' &quot;Land of Confusion&quot;</u> </p><p>Metallica's version of Bob Seger's &quot;Turn the Page&quot; </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;ARE YOU CRAZY? </p><p>Disturbed did wonders for that song, and the video was awesome. Todd McFarland made it. </p><p>Um, what the hell are you talking about? I say Disturbed's version is better, you call me crazy and then proceed to agree with me? </p><p>&nbsp;</p>

hedges
03-22-2007, 07:17 PM
The Grateful Dead "Morning Dew" originally by Bonnie Dobson

mendyweiss
03-22-2007, 09:03 PM
My Sweet Lord by George Harrison- much better than He's so Fine by the Chiffons

TerrancePryor
03-23-2007, 02:54 PM
<strong>King Imp</strong> wrote:<br /><strong>ScottFromGA</strong> wrote:<br /><strong>King Imp</strong> wrote:<br /><p>Elvis Presley's version of Frank Sinatra's version of Paul Anka's &quot;My Way&quot; </p><p><u>Disturbed's version of Genesis' &quot;Land of Confusion&quot;</u> </p><p>Metallica's version of Bob Seger's &quot;Turn the Page&quot; </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;ARE YOU CRAZY? </p><p>Disturbed did wonders for that song, and the video was awesome. Todd McFarland made it. </p><p>Um, what the hell are you talking about? I say Disturbed's version is better, you call me crazy and then proceed to agree with me? </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>In Flames' version of &quot;Land of Confusion&quot; destroys Distubed's crappy version.</p>

epo
03-23-2007, 03:03 PM
<strong>Knowledged_one</strong> wrote:<br /><p>You all are probably right.</p><p>I downloaded off of Limewire and they had Bowling for Soup as the singers</p><p>But that could easily have been mis ID'ed by whoever put it up there</p><p>I believe that the label was probably right.&nbsp; Bowling for Soup did a cover also, but Travis released it on the B-side of their &quot;Turn&quot; single, which probably came out in 2001.&nbsp; And also the Travis version is pretty much awesome, while Bowling for Soup blows.&nbsp; </p><p>I love the Foo Fighter's version of &quot;Baker Street&quot; by Gerry Rafferty.&nbsp; </p>

burrben
03-23-2007, 03:10 PM
<p>jolene - the white stripes</p><p>death letter - the white stripes</p>

King Imp
03-23-2007, 03:27 PM
<strong>TerrancePryor</strong> wrote:<br /><strong>King Imp</strong> wrote:<br /><strong>ScottFromGA</strong> wrote:<br /><strong>King Imp</strong> wrote:<br /><p>Elvis Presley's version of Frank Sinatra's version of Paul Anka's &quot;My Way&quot; </p><p><u>Disturbed's version of Genesis' &quot;Land of Confusion&quot;</u> </p><p>Metallica's version of Bob Seger's &quot;Turn the Page&quot; </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;ARE YOU CRAZY? </p><p>Disturbed did wonders for that song, and the video was awesome. Todd McFarland made it. </p><p>Um, what the hell are you talking about? I say Disturbed's version is better, you call me crazy and then proceed to agree with me? </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>In Flames' version of &quot;Land of Confusion&quot; destroys Distubed's crappy version.</p><p>Maybe if that's the type of music you like. I thought that was absolutely horrendous. </p><p>&nbsp;</p>

epo
03-23-2007, 04:52 PM
<strong>burrben</strong> wrote:<br /><p>jolene - the white stripes</p><p>death letter - the white stripes</p><p>In that vein, how about the White Stripes cover of &quot;Rated X&quot; by Loretta Lynn.</p>

lleeder
03-23-2007, 05:17 PM
<font size="3">What about Johnny Cash's version of Personal Jesus? Not better but a different spin</font>

KnoxHarrington
03-24-2007, 07:52 PM
<font size="3">What about Johnny Cash's version of Personal Jesus? Not better but a different spin</font>

That one's OK, but I like the cover he did of "Rusty Cage" better. It made the lyrics sound like they might actually mean something, and not just a patische of blues cliches.

johnniewalker
03-24-2007, 08:04 PM
The covers nirvana did on their unplugged album were great. Especially the Lake of fire cover of the meat puppet's version was much better.

Also great pick elisnow on mad world.

Also most unnecessary cover AFI's cover of Bowie's Ziggy Stardust. No reason to do it.

TheMojoPin
03-24-2007, 08:38 PM
Devo's version of "Satisfaction" fucking OWNS the Rolling Stones' original.

Fuck yeah, I said it. What are you gonna do about it? SUCK IT. I ARE DEVO.

burrben
03-24-2007, 08:40 PM
Also most unnecessary cover AFI's cover of Bowie's Ziggy Stardust. No reason to do it.

ew

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Tall_James
03-24-2007, 09:15 PM
Devo's version of "Satisfaction" fucking OWNS the Rolling Stones' original.

Fuck yeah, I said it. What are you gonna do about it? SUCK IT. I ARE DEVO.

You will get no argument on that one from me. Hell, you could say the same thing for their version of "Working in a Coalmine".

Bulldogcakes
03-25-2007, 09:55 AM
Oh, right, duh...Johnny Cash's version of NIN's &quot;Hurt.&quot;

Even Trent Reznor says thats a Johnny Cash song now.

Bob Impact
03-25-2007, 10:24 AM
Also most unnecessary cover AFI's cover of Bowie's Ziggy Stardust. No reason to do it.

Oh God, I haven't heard this yet. What the fuck happened to AFI?

epo
03-25-2007, 03:36 PM
A few other covers come to mind:

Nine Inch Nails with Adam Ant's "Physical".
The Replacements with "Another Girl, Another Planet" by The Only Ones
And if you are into bootlegs, Paul Westerberg owns "Daydream Believer" by the Monkees.

furie
03-25-2007, 04:03 PM
Hurt by Johnny Cash

hedges
03-25-2007, 08:38 PM
The Hellecasters (John Jorgenson, Will Ray, Jerry Donahue) cover of "Orange Blossom Special". (E.T. Rouse)

Cleophus James
03-25-2007, 08:45 PM
I am in real disagereement with saying James screaming is better than Seger singing "Turn the Page"

K.C.
03-25-2007, 08:45 PM
Stereophonics remake of Rod Stewarts "Handbags & Gladrags" - awesome.

William Hung's remake of Ricky Martin's "She Bangs" :D