Top 10 Cover Songs Better Than the Original

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81 It's a Sin - The Cr├╝xshadows
82 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Tori Amos
83 Paranoid - Avenged Sevenfold

It's not better than Black Sabbath's Version Megadeth's version is the one that's better than the original - christangrant

84 I'm Yours - Olly Murs
85 Romeo and Juliet - The Killers
86 My Immortal - Jackie Evancho

From her PBS special "Awakening - In concert" DVD (not shown in the broadcast). Jackie accompanies herself on piano for the first part. Now a part of her "Awakening" concert tour.

There I will have to disagree. Evanescence made it better than Jackie and Amy Lee sang it better. - BlueDiamondFromNowhere

87 Stand by Me - John Lennon
88 The Clash - I Fought the Law (The Bobby Fuller Four)

There are several good covers, but this one is the best - RecklessGreed

89 The Sound of Silence - Disturbed

Haunting and powerful, this is a completely different take on this song than Simon and Garfunkel. This doesn't seem like the kind of song Disturbed would take on, but they truly nailed it.

Better than the original in every way!

Elegant!

90 Istanbul (Not Constantinople) - They Might Be Giants

They Might Be Giants is the best. Band. Ever. Period. There is no arguing it and no denying it. The Johns are absolute musical geniuses who turned this swing era hit by the Four Lads into an essential alternative rock classic.

91 Please Don't Touch - Motorhead & Girlschool
92 Mr. Bojangles - Robbie Williams
93 The Wizard - Blind Guardian

A Uriah Heep cover - heavier and more powerful. - Metal_Treasure

94 Nutshell - Adema
95 Not Fade Away - The Rolling Stones
96 Raw Power - Guns N' Roses

Is this really better than Gloria and Back Door Man by The Doors?

97 Faith - Limp Bizkit

WAY Better Than George Michael's Version In My Book!

98 Memories - Jackie Evancho

From her "Awakening" album, and PBS special "Awakening - In Concert".

99 With a Little Help From My Friends - Bon Jovi
100 I Knew You Were Trouble - Selena Gomez
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