Best Cover Songs

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101 Tuesday's Gone - Metallica (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
102 Perfect Strangers - Jorn (Deep Purple)
103 Stay - 30 Seconds to Mars (Rihanna)
104 In Da Gadda Da Vida - Slayer (Iron Butterfly)
105 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
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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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106 We Will Rock You - Five (Queen)

Lot of people like this song. I love this version.

107 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

108 No Quarter - Tool (Led Zeppelin)

A genius pays homage. Tool's haunting and thunderous rifts pound this song deep into your psyche. Brilliantly interpreted! Tool fans, check out Staind's cover of "Sober. " its not amazing, but its rare and worth a listen.

The margin between these two songs is by far the most narrow.. The only song on this list or any where rock gods and geniuses covered other rock gods and geniuses

109 Baby Please Don't Go - AC/DC (Van Morrison)
110 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Devo (The Rolling Stone)

Can't believe, it's not at least in Top 50. This is what a good cover-version is all about creating something new and different, but still respecting the original. Not just a perfect imitation, or even, just speeding or slowing the tempo down, like so many in this list.

111 Personal Jesus - Marilyn Manson (Depeche Mode)
112 Marry the Night - Adam Lambert (Lady Gaga)
113 No More I Love Yous - Annie Lennox (The Lover Speaks)
114 Fever - Peggy Lee (Little Willie John)
115 Don't Dream It's Over - Miley Cyrus & Ariana Grande (Crowded House)
116 Symptom of the Universe - Sepultura (Black Sabbath)
117 Love the Way You Lie - a Skylit Drive (Eminem)
118 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!

119 #9 Dream - a-ha (John Lennon)
120 All Time High - Jarvis Cocker (Rita Coolidge)
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