Name a cover song that you like better than the original?

Name the song, original band/singer, and who covered it?

Update:

Dave Matthews Band did a good version of All Along The Watchtower too

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  • 1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    Helter Skelter: Original Band - Beatles... Covered by "U2"...

    The U2 version kickssssssssssssss azzzzzzzzz

  • Lefty
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    All Along The Watchtower

    Originally - Bob Dylan

    Cover - Jimi Hendrix

  • 1 decade ago

    Turn the page. Bob Seger was the original singer and Metallica covered it and also Whisky in the Jar, Thin Lizzy was the original band and Metallica redid it and both remakes rock!!

  • 1 decade ago

    Trampled Rose - originally sung by Tom Waits

    covered by Allison Krauss/Robert Plant off the 2007 release "Rasing Sand"

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  • Mir
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Am I Evil?

    Original band was Diamond Head, it was on the Lightening to the Nations album.

    Metallica covered it on the B-side to the Creeping Death single in 1984. They actually released it on two other albums in later years.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Alien Ant Farm's Smooth Criminal (Michael Jackson)

    They Might Be Giant's Istanbul, Not Constantinople (both versions get irritating quickly, tho) (Four Lads)

    the Ramones version of the Spiderman theme (TV)

  • Mh
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    Billie jean, Micheal Jackson covered by Chris Cornell

  • 1 decade ago

    Still Fly-- Big Tymers-- The Devil Wears Prada

    Under Pressure-- Queen-- The Used

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    overkill originally by men at work

    later covered in an acoustic version by Colin Hay the lead singer of men at work

  • 1 decade ago

    I really like the cover of "Things Behind the Sun"..originally by Nick Drake..covered by the mars volta

    I like both equally though

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