Best Cover Songs

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221 Rainy Night in Georgia - Brook Benton (Tony Joe White)
222 Love is the Answer - England Dan & John Ford Coley (Utopia)
223 Mama Told Me (Not to Come) - The Animals (Randy Newman)
224 Outlaw Man - The Eagles (David Blue)
225 Blue Bayou - Linda Ronstadt (Roy Orbison)
226 Don't Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston (Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes)
227 Please Be With Me - Eric Clapton (Cowboy)
228 Lay All Your Love on Me - Information Society (ABBA)
229 War Pigs - Sacred Reich (Black Sabbath)

Everybody needs to hear this song. These guys really did justice to this song. I'm sure Ozzy gave props.

230 You've Got a Friend - James Taylor (Carole King)

Sweet Baby James makes this one his OWN! - frank

231 Song to the Siren - This Mortal Coil (Tim Buckley)
232 Bridge Over Troubled Water - Aretha Franklin (Simon & Garfunkel)

No way this could ever come anywhere near Simon & Garfunkel's rendering. It was written by Paul Simon for goodness sake!

233 Snowblind - System of a Down (Black Sabbath)
234 Take My Breath Away - Jessica Simpson (Berlin)
235 Papa Don't Preach - Kelly Osbourne (Madonna)

not as great as Madonna but very respectable

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236 Have a Cigar - Foo Fighters (Pink Floyd)
237 Anyway You Want It - Rise Against (Journey)

Great cover, IMO better than the original- more rock sound -

238 True Colours - Phil Collins (Cyndi Lauper)
239 Right Now Na Na - Asking Alexandria (Akon)

Best cover song ever...! Make the song heavy and even 100 better than Original version.. Love it loove it... Asking alexandriaaaaa - skt

240 Train Kept A'Rollin' - Aerosmith (The Yardbirds)

The Yardbirds version is a cover also. The original is by Tiny Bradshaw in 1951.

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