Songs that got even better when covered by another artist

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  1. rugerpc

    rugerpc A♥ hoards guitars ♥A
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    Voodoo Child - the Stevie Ray Vaughan version...

     
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    sergiodeblanc Silver pants make me wanna dance.

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    “Got to get you into my life” by Earth Wind and Fire, the original band is unlistenable.
     
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    Totally agree on Voodoo Child,

    Also, as Shawn put forward for the best rock song thread, All along the watchtower - Hendrix version. Evens Jimi's scales a bit.
     
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    Black Magic Woman...the version by the dude that plays those sweet looking guitars now.
     
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    Easy by Faith no more
    Cats in the cradle by ugly kid joe

    and one more, who will be contentious:
    Imagine by a perfect circle
     
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    ‘all along the watchtower’ (who?) and ‘lost in music’ (the fall) are assumed. here’s another:

     
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    All of Gary Moore's blues stuff...
     
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    Blinded By The Light and For You, originally by Bruce Springsteen, later covered and improved by Manfred Mann
     
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    Viva Las Vegas - Dead Kennedys
     
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    Battle of Evermore - the Heart alive in Seattle version

     
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    You Really Got Me - Van Halen
     
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    "Babe, I'm Gonna Leave You" - Led Zeppelin

    "With A Little Help From My Friends" - Joe Cocker (Jimmy Page on guitar)
     
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    Me and Bobby McGee - Janis
    Hurt - Johnny Cash
    Respect - Aretha
    Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley
    Dazed and Confused - Led Zep
     
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    Not a lot better, but definitely slightly better!



    Kevin
     
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    Disturbed - Sound of Silence

    Kevin
     
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    sergiodeblanc Silver pants make me wanna dance.

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    This is what I get for talking sh!t about the Beatles and Stones, isn’t it?
     
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    WEDGE Almost was a FG22 owner..

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    Gimme Some Lovin' original by Spencer Davis Group, remade by Thunder
     
  19. bodia

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    Steel Panther does EVERYTHING better!
     
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    "Hurt" by Johnny Cash is a great one!
     

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