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    What cover do you think outdoes the original? I'll get things started.

    War Pigs originally by Black Sabbath, covered by Faith No More.
    Morrissey needs to be shot. He is bad for your soul.

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    'The man who sold the world' Nirvana

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    Kidneythieves - Crazy

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    Molly's Lips - Nirvana

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    Happy Mondays - Stayin' Alive

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    ahh shit i thought this was a thread on album art...well, if im here i might as well...

    faith no more-war pigs(black sabbath)
    tori amos-reign in blood(slayer)
    johnny cash-hurt(NIN)
    rage against the machine-beautiful world(DEVO)
    minor threat-12xU(WIRE)
    jimi hendrix-the star spangled banner(hell if know, do you!?)
    sonic youth-superstar(the carpenters)
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    Ben Folds - Bitches Ain't Shit (Dr. Dre PHD)
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    Johnny Cash - Personal Jesus

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    Rage Against The Machine - Fuck The Police

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    MUSE - I cant take my eyes off you

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    Bjork when she covered "Somewhere over the Rainbow and Aphex Twin when he covered Pink Floyd's the Gnome..(I have to add that this covers don't exist but were mention in a wish list in Wire Magazine a few years back...)
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    Way too many to list. Tons of standards have been covered. Cannot pigeonhole myself to just a few.

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    okkervil river - omie wise
    arcade fire - guns of brixton, this must be the place (naive melody), born on a train
    And seriously, potato salad? What are you? 10?

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    Walking With a Ghost, originally by Tegan and Sara, covered by The White Stripes.
    Morrissey needs to be shot. He is bad for your soul.

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    Radiohead - After The Goldrush (Neil Young)

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    John Coltrane - My Favorite Things
    Jimi Hendrix - All Along the Watchtower

    also, more recently:
    Nouvelle Vague - Love Will Tear Us Apart
    Cat Power - Satisfaction

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    Rolf Harris - Stairway to Heaven

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    Nouvelle Vague - Ever Fallen In Love

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    Quote Originally Posted by ayates View Post


    Walking With a Ghost, originally by Tegan and Sara, covered by The White Stripes.

    YES YES YES!!! MY FORMER PROPHET! BOB!

    ...im hoping that the PETArds respond to this...ill have a fucking field day...
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    Quote Originally Posted by randy ricochet View Post
    Nouvelle Vague - Ever Fallen In Love
    Yay for Nouvelle Vague.

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    Indeed, they are a great band

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    Turn Turn Turn by the Byrds is pretty good.

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    "Sunday Bloody Sunday" by Daughtry

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    Quote Originally Posted by vinylmartyr View Post
    Turn Turn Turn by the Byrds is pretty good.
    Good call.

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    johnny cash doing bridge over troubled water is pretty fucking phenomenal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hannahrain View Post
    johnny cash doing bridge over troubled water is pretty fucking phenomenal.
    Also a good call. This thread is making me want to download more music.

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    if you have skype or AIM i'd be happy to send it to you

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    Walking With a Ghost, originally by Tegan and Sara, covered by The White Stripes.
    ew...
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    Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah
    Dresden Dolls - War Pigs
    Dresden Dolls - Pierre
    Nirvana - Where Did You Sleep Last Night?
    Jimi Hendrix - All Along the Watchtower
    Johnny Cash - Hurt, One, I Hung My Head, Personal Jesus
    Radiohead - Nobody Does It Better, Rhinestone Cowboy, The Thief, After the Gold Rush
    Giant Drag - Wicked Game

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    Sweet Jane - The Cowboy Junkies
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