Best Cover Songs

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81 Bring the Pain - Mindless Self Indulgence
82 My Mind is Ramblin' - The Black Keys (Junior Kimbrough)
83 Fever - Peggy Lee (Little Willie John)
84 Oops...I Did It Again - Children Of Bodom (Britney Spears)

Best cover ever because it turned one of the worst songs ever made into something decent, well-composed and not just pop crap.

Yupp... that's called a 'cover' - hereisHorizon

85 I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye (Gladys Knight)

This cover is so great that we almost forgot the original song.

This has got to be the greatest original and cover song of time. Both #1 hits.

86 You're No Good - Linda Ronstadt (Betty Everett)
87 American Woman - Lenny Kravitz (Guess Who)
88 Free Bird - Juliet Simms (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
89 How I Could Just Kill a Man - Rage Against the Machine (Cypress Hill)
90 Addicted to Love - Florence + the Machine (Robert Palmer)
91 Hey Jude - Wilson Pickett (The Beatles)
92 Thor - Therion (Manowar)
93 TNT - Six Feet Under (AC/DC)
94 I Will Survive - Cake (Gloria Gaynor)
95 America - Yes (Simon & Garfunkel)

Shows what brilliant musicians Yes were and are.

96 Black Magic Woman - Santana (Fleetwood Mac)

Carlos Santana's version of this Peter Green classic stays true to the original while adding a new flair to it through Santana's Latin influence. The Gypsy Queen solo adds a lot more power and "oomph" to the song, enough for me to consider it an incredible cover song. - c0mf0rta61ynum6

97 Tuesday's Gone - Metallica (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
98 Stay - 30 Seconds to Mars (Rihanna)
99 Perfect Strangers - Jorn (Deep Purple)
100 In Da Gadda Da Vida - Slayer (Iron Butterfly)
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