Best Cover Songs

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101 California Dreamin' - Sia (The Mamas and the Papas)
102 In Da Gadda Da Vida - Slayer (Iron Butterfly)
103 Where Did You Sleep, Last Night? - Nirvana (Leadbelly/Appalachian folk song)

One of my favourite songs in the MTV Unplugged performance (hard fight though), Kurt voice just give me shivers every time I listen to this song.

This deserves top 5
What kind of people visit this page anyway?
Seriously? I'm sure a lot of votes will change once people actually hear this

This is without a shadow of doubt the best cover song I have ever heard. When Kurt screams those final lyrics I get cold shivers and even a bit emotional to think what couldve been if Kurt never shot himself - Danielsun182

omg, i get shivers from just hearing the last lines he sings - odin666

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104 Word Up! - Korn (Cameo)

Great song, Another brick in the wall is a great song by Korn. Best Pink Floyd Cover ever

This song was so annoying because of the way he sings and it's a very repetitive song

105 Baby Please Don't Go - AC/DC (Van Morrison)
106 #9 Dream - a-ha (John Lennon)
107 The Seeker - Rush (The Who)
108 Personal Jesus - Marilyn Manson (Depeche Mode)
109 Marry the Night - Adam Lambert (Lady Gaga)
110 Listen to Your Heart [acoustic] - D.H.T. (Roxette)
111 Don't Dream It's Over - Miley Cyrus & Ariana Grande (Crowded House)
112 Symptom of the Universe - Sepultura (Black Sabbath)
113 Love the Way You Lie - A Skylit Drive (Eminem)
114 Simple Man - Shinedown (Lynryd Skynrd)

love this song great words to live by

Shinedown added great power to the already beautiful words from Lynyrd Skynyrd

Perfect, underrated cover

You can't get much better than Ronnie Van Zant LS but Brent Smith and the Shinedown kill this song. Loved seeing it live and shocked it's not higher up on the list of top covers!

115 All Time High - Jarvis Cocker (Rita Coolidge)
116 Stone Cold Crazy - Metallica (Queen)

Anyone who listens to Metallica says all their songs are good. Given if it was before the Black Album. But, I'd say it's still one of the worse covers I heard.

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117 Astronomy - Metallica (Blue Öyster Cult)

Metallica turned it into a diamond from a piece of coal.

Brilliant cover, the best cover ever, simply because it fits Metallica much better than Blue Oyster Cult and I really love Blue Oyster Cult.
The vocals are so chilling and the guitars are brilliant, Metallica are the kings of cover songs. - IronMaidenFan666

118 Antisocial - Anthrax (Trust)
119 Gimme a T for Texas - Lynyrd Skynyrd (Jimmie Rodgers)
120 Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! - Yngwie (Abba)

Nothing's more Swedish than this cover - Yngwie covering ABBA! It's a great metal cover. - Metal_Treasure

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