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Grtechguy
Grtechguy MegaDork
12/15/10 7:45 p.m.

I'll start

Song: HURT

Original: NIN

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvJKVKglIRs

Remake: Johnny Cash

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o22eIJDtKho&feature=related

Platinum90
Platinum90 SuperDork
12/15/10 7:47 p.m.
Grtechguy wrote: I'll start Song: HURT Original: NIN http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvJKVKglIRs Remake: Johnny Cash http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o22eIJDtKho&feature=related

/Thread....

What has been said cannot be beaten. Do not even try.

alex
alex SuperDork
12/15/10 8:03 p.m.

"I Will Survive" - Cake > Gloria Gaynor(?)
"Voices" - Jon Brion > Cheap Trick

wild card:
"One" - Aimee Mann/Jon Brion > Harry Nilsson > Three Dog Night

...wait, I have more of these.

Javelin
Javelin GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
12/15/10 8:05 p.m.

Bad Company by 5 Finger Deathpunch > Bad Company by Bad Company

alex
alex SuperDork
12/15/10 8:06 p.m.

Ooh!
"This Land Is Your Land" - Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings > everybody else

Maroon92
Maroon92 MegaDork
12/15/10 8:11 p.m.

"Higher Ground"

Stevie Wonder (1973)

Red Hot Chili Peppers (1989)

alex
alex SuperDork
12/15/10 8:11 p.m.

"In The Ghetto" - Candi Staton > Elvis Presley (Sorry, King.)

Maroon92
Maroon92 MegaDork
12/15/10 8:12 p.m.

"The Man Who Sold The World"

David Bowie (1971)

Nirvana (1993)

alex
alex SuperDork
12/15/10 8:15 p.m.

"Crying Time" - Ray Charles > Buck Owens (Sorry, Buck.)

alex
alex SuperDork
12/15/10 8:16 p.m.

"Stuck In The Middle" - Eagles of Death Metal > Steeler's Wheel

alex
alex UberDork
12/15/10 8:17 p.m.

"All Along The Watchtower" - Jimi > Dylan

alex
alex SuperDork
12/15/10 8:18 p.m.

"By The Time I Get To Phoenix" - Isaac Hayes > Glenn Campbell

x a billion

alex
alex SuperDork
12/15/10 8:20 p.m.

"The Boxer" - Waylon Jennings > Paul Simon

alex
alex SuperDork
12/15/10 8:25 p.m.

"Julia" - Medeski Scofield Martin and Wood > The Beatles

alex
alex SuperDork
12/15/10 8:31 p.m.

"Que Sera Sera" - Sly & The Family Stone > everybody else

Okay, I'll stop now.

MrJoshua
MrJoshua UltimaDork
12/15/10 8:31 p.m.
alex wrote: "In The Ghetto" - Candi Staton > Elvis Presley (Sorry, King.)

Of course those are both only until Eric Cartman came along.

alex
alex SuperDork
12/15/10 8:33 p.m.
MrJoshua wrote:
alex wrote: "In The Ghetto" - Candi Staton > Elvis Presley (Sorry, King.)
Of course those are both only until Eric Cartman came along.

Well, obviously. That and "Come Sail Away."

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
12/15/10 8:35 p.m.

How about anything by Me First and the Gimmie Gimmies. Example 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBoTwOTKw0I

AngryCorvair
AngryCorvair GRM+ Memberand SuperDork
12/15/10 8:36 p.m.

"Careless Whisper" -- whoever the remake is by > Wham

"How Soon Is Now?" -- The Meatmen > The Smiths

JFX001
JFX001 SuperDork
12/15/10 8:37 p.m.
Platinum90 wrote:
Grtechguy wrote: I'll start Song: HURT Original: NIN http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvJKVKglIRs Remake: Johnny Cash http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o22eIJDtKho&feature=related
/Thread.... What has been said cannot be beaten. Do not even try.

Agreed...I find myself doing that impression a couple of times a week.

Will
Will HalfDork
12/15/10 8:38 p.m.

A lot of people don't know this one is a cover:

Respect: originally recorded in 1965 by Otis Redding. Covered by Aretha Franklin in 1967. Sorry, Otis.

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
12/15/10 8:39 p.m.

More Me First and the Gimmie Gimmies:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koxmm-xFbR8&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6n18tZjzOJI&feature=related

And maybe their crown jewel:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvVHjVU-LOg&feature=related

alex
alex SuperDork
12/15/10 8:40 p.m.

Otis made up for it with "Satisfaction." Keef said he wrote that guitar hook thinking of a horn line from the start.

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
12/15/10 8:42 p.m.
alex wrote: Otis made up for it with "Satisfaction." Keef said he wrote that guitar hook thinking of a horn line from the start.

Yeah, but Devo does the best version of that one.

alex
alex SuperDork
12/15/10 8:42 p.m.

The Bird and The Bee have some pretty fantastic Hall & Oates covers.

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