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(@fretzky)
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Did not care for The Pixies cover of Neil Young's, "Winterlong". Tempo way too fast.

later,
Geoff


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(@mikeo)
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Billy Joel - just crashed into a house with a car that was worth lots of money.

ok.thats not really a song maybe.
"You told me not to drive/ But I made it home alive" --Billy Joel

"Da*n your bolt-brained bearings!" Rod Gallowglass to his faithful, epileptic robot, Fess.

"As you wander through life, wherever you go, keep your eye on the donut and not on the hole." -- Paul Osteen (brother of Joel Osteen)


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(@vic-lewis-vl)
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If Tiger Woods ever gets fed up with golf, he could always take up guitar and maybe do a cover version of "Drive"........

And a special mention for the English cricket team, how about a cover of "You Win Again" .....cos they're on a roll at the moment.........!!!

"Sometimes the beauty of music can help us all find strength to deal with all the curves life can throw us." (D. Hodge.)


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(@taylorr)
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Son House- Here Comes the Sun

Josie and the Pussycats- Cat Scratch Fever

Mountain- Voodoo Child

aka Izabella


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(@fretzky)
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Saw William Hung's CD in the store yesterday.
(The "She Bangs" guy from American Idol)

He covered "Hotel California"

Now I've seen everything. Mercifully, I have not heard same.

later,
Fretzky 8)


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(@greybeard)
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What about "Great Balls of Fire" by Will Hung?

This may breach several posting rules. :)

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(@vic-lewis-vl)
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Maybe Mr. Hung should be forced to do a cover of "Little Willy" by the Sweet......bring his ego down a few notches........

"Sometimes the beauty of music can help us all find strength to deal with all the curves life can throw us." (D. Hodge.)


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(@vic-lewis-vl)
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And maybe the Pixies should've done......

"Make it easy on your elf"

and "Sweet Gnome Alabama"..............

or "Tiny Happy People".........

"Sometimes the beauty of music can help us all find strength to deal with all the curves life can throw us." (D. Hodge.)


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(@vic-lewis-vl)
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Maybe Hootie and the BlowFISH should've done:

Sweet Sole Music
Sittin on the haddock of the bay
Hake-y breaky heart
Salmon chanted evening
A plaice in the sun
Cod only knows
The mackerel of love
American Tuna
Barbel Ann
Whale all right
American Pike
Trout in the fields
(Gudgeon)'nuff for two
Marlin-ga-ling
Like a sturgeon
Roe,roe,roe your boat
Shark Dressed man
Squid'nt it be nice
Eel meet again
Sushi wanna be a rock'n'roll star

Whale enough for an album there......!!!!!

"Sometimes the beauty of music can help us all find strength to deal with all the curves life can throw us." (D. Hodge.)


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(@vic-lewis-vl)
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Shoplifters of the World Unite (The Smiths) - Winona Ryder

Holiday (Nazareth) - Joan Rivers, Joan Collins, Cher and Mickey Rourke ("Mama mama, please, no more face-lifts")

In the Flesh (Blondie) - Not any more, Debs!!!

Mama weer all Crazee now (Slade) - 10,000 Maniacs

Like Ice In the Sun (Status Quo) - Johnny Rivers

"Sometimes the beauty of music can help us all find strength to deal with all the curves life can throw us." (D. Hodge.)


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(@waking-up-blind)
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1. Kid Rock never should have did Bad Company's "Feel Like Making Love". He took something beautiful and turned it into what easily could have an advertisement for sex shops. His version had nothing to do with love, and I would so love to see Paul Rodgers beat the crap out of the Kid and teach him not to mess with the old school stuff, imo.
2.Foo Fighters never should have did Pink Floyd's "Have A Cigar". Pink Floyd were masters at what they did, and nobody can cover them and make it sound right, imo.
3.Dave Grohl was right to do Prince's "Darling Nikki". I never knew the man could scream like that until I heard this. Somewhere deep inside, Dave has got metal in him that's just dying to come out, and I say, "bring it on Dave"
4.3 Doors Down was right to do Lynyrd Skynyrd's "That Smell". They did not try to make it their song; but instead, paid the utmost respect to the mighty Skynyrd, because they have got a perfect match, note for note.
But, then again, I am a huge fan of 3 Doors Down, so I might be just a tad prejudiced here

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I find it kind of sad.
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(@vic-lewis-vl)
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This was supposed to be a gentle mickey-take not a serious post........!!!!

Just a bit of fun......Like Neil Young, "Old Man" - Young/Old - No!

and that was his own song!!!

And a special mention for the English cricket team, how about a cover of "You Win Again" .....cos they're on a roll at the moment.........!!! beat the aussies today.....always nice to beat the best team in the world.....!!!!

"Sometimes the beauty of music can help us all find strength to deal with all the curves life can throw us." (D. Hodge.)


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(@barnabus-rox)
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Rolf Harris - Stairway to Heaven

Just another demension to this ,

NO-ONE SHOULD COVER JOHNNY CASH SONGS

There should be a law against it ...

Cash had the voice , the attitiude , Cash was Cash

Here is to you as good as you are
And here is to me as bad as I am
As good as you are and as bad as I am
I'm as good as you are as bad as I am


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(@jewtemplar)
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Son House- Here Comes the Sun
What Son House should've done is House of the Rising Sun.

~Sam


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(@hawkfoggy)
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Black Sabbath - Sunday Bloody Sunday
The Searchers - Still haven't found what I'm looking for
Tool - Hammer to Fall
Actualy Pillar did a realy nice cover of sunday b s
He is Legend-Superman
as i ay dying-death of a interior decorator
we are scientist- science

"I'm as free as a bird now. And this bird you can not change" Free Bird, By: Lynyrd Skynyrd
GIT SNAKE BIT!!!
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