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Old 02-11-2020, 12:10 PM
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Artist and song combinations that would be interesting


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Strawberry Alarm Clock doing Wake Up Little Susie
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Old 02-11-2020, 12:30 PM
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Grand Funk Railroad took The Loco Motion to #1, so why not record the songs from Starlight Express?

Stray Cats could record CATS.

Jesus and Mary Chain for Jesus Christ Superstar

And Kinky Friedman and the Texas Jewboys could record Kinky Boots!!
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Old 02-11-2020, 12:40 PM
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Buddy Holly and the Crickets cover "The Sound of Silence."
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I would like to have heard The Turtles do "Daydream Believer."
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Old 02-11-2020, 08:59 PM
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Have the Old 97s ever actually covered "The Wreck Of The Old 97"? If not, they should.
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Obviously, Deep Purple doing "Deep Purple."

The Guess Who could have covered "Who Are You?"

The Four Seasons doing Vivaldi.
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Old 02-12-2020, 09:15 AM
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Did The Rolling Stones ever cover Bob Dylan's Like A Rolling Stone?

Cyndi Lauper covering Tom Paxton's Cindy's Crying
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Old 02-12-2020, 09:56 AM
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Every morning I wake up hoping to hear Bob Dylan's version of "Stuck in the Middle With You". And every night I go to bed disappointed...
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Old 02-12-2020, 09:59 AM
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Meat Loaf covering Harry Chapin's Taxi. He could perfectly pull off the self-effacing bombast in "i go flying so high.....".
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Did The Rolling Stones ever cover Bob Dylan's Like A Rolling Stone?
They did in 1995.
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Old 02-12-2020, 02:26 PM
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The Zombies could cover The Cranberries' "Zombie."

The Animals could cover The Bloodhound Gang's "The Bad Touch" (You and me baby ain't nothin' but mammals, So let's do it like they do on the Discovery channel)
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Old 02-12-2020, 05:40 PM
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A collaboration...
Adam Ant and Eve 6 doing In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
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Old 02-12-2020, 05:45 PM
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Tiffany, singing about Breakfast At Tiffany’s.
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Old 02-12-2020, 06:15 PM
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Jackie Wilson singing Van Morrison's Jackie Wilson Said. Hey, he was still alive in 1972 when the song was released.
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Old 02-12-2020, 06:31 PM
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Jefferson Airplane covering the Beatles' Flying

The Monkees covering Apeman by the Kinks.
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Old 02-13-2020, 10:09 AM
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Thanks! Now maybe Dylan can cover Pete Seeger's "Eyes on the Prize." As in Noble Prize.
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Old 02-13-2020, 10:20 AM
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KISS covering Prince's "Kiss".

Alice Cooper getting whatever he wants at "Alice's Restaurant"

"Bus Stop" by Chicago Transit Authority

The Miracles singing "When Smokey sings" by ABC



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The Monkees covering Apeman by the Kinks.
/nitpick- monkeys are not apes.
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Old 02-13-2020, 10:27 AM
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Jefferson Airplane covering the Beatles' Flying

The Monkees covering Apeman by the Kinks.
And Gwen Verdon could cover the Kinks Lola, her role in the film of Damn Yankees. The baseball team could cover the entire score of the film.

And Chicago Transit Authority could rewrite the Kingston Trio's MTA to CTA.

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Panic at the Disco covering The Smiths Panic(hang the dj hang the dj hang the dj!)

Los Lobos performing Little Red Riding Hood
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Buddy Holly singing A Holly Jolly Christmas

The Big Bopper singing Big Bad John

America covering American Pie
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Greg Evigan covering "Garden Party".
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Panic at the Disco covering Julie Brown's "The Homecoming Queen's Got a Gun"
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Tom Waits doing the Britney Spears Songbook.
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Old 02-15-2020, 11:55 AM
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/nitpick- monkeys are not apes.
All right. Substitute the Stones' "Monkey Man."

How about Death Cab for Cutie covering the Bonzo Dog Band's "Death Cab for Cutie."
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...which DCFC got their name from. (which, I'm guessing, you knew)


Starland Vocal Band doing that "Star" Stones number.

ETA: Extreme Noise Terror playing a cover of AxCx's "Extreme Noise Terror Are Afraid of Us".

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The Jam doing Jimi Hendrix's Crosstown Traffic.
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The Jam doing Jimi Hendrix's Crosstown Traffic.
Wow, that's a good one that could really work! I'd love to see the Jam united to do that cover.
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Johnny Cash's album of covers featuring:

"Money" by Pink Floyd
"For the Love of Money" by the O'Jays
"Money (Makes the World Go Round)" from Cabaret
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Old 02-18-2020, 01:16 PM
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Johnny Cash's album of covers featuring:

"Money" by Pink Floyd
"For the Love of Money" by the O'Jays
"Money (Makes the World Go Round)" from Cabaret
"Money (That's What I Want)" (J. Bradford/ B. Gordy) - The Flying Lizards version
"I got your Money" by Ol' Dirty Bastard



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