All Time Worst Cover Songs

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41 Mr. Tambourine Man - William Shatner (Bob Dylan)

William Shatner more covers way worse than this

Shatner doesn't even sing in his alblums. All he does is talk at you in that overdramatic voice while corny music is playing in the background.

42 Heartbeat - Don Johnson (Wendy Waldman)
43 Abbey Road - One Direction (The Beatles)

One Direction covered the WHOLE album? They must have ruined that masterpiece too. BECAUSE they are one direction. And bad at life.

There's no song called Abbey Road. Unless 1D covered the whole album? - PetSounds

One Direction have failed the human race

Cynical and vile

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44 Basket Case - Avril Lavigne (Green Day)

She ruined one of the best Green Day's songs ever made. Gosh, she's not punk, she's pop. I don't get why do people call her the "princess of punk". - gothictomboy66

I cryed when I heard her sing this song it was greendays best works and she goes and ruins it for all

45 Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds - The Flaming Lips, Miley Cyrus, and Moby (The Beatles)

I Love The Flaming Lips but did they have to do this? Just Saying.

46 Sympathy for the Devil - Guns N' Roses (The Rolling Stones)

This is just not what Guns N' Roses should perform; they make their other songs look bad

Doesn't suit them at all. Axl sang terribly here. The music is not all that bad and to quote slash, it was the sound of the band breaking up. Amd I am a Guns N' Roses fan.

My Favorite Song Ever Was Done By Guns N' Roses When They Were Past Their Prime - BeatlesFan1964

47 Dancing in the Street - Mick Jagger and David Bowie (Martha and the Vandellas)

I haven't heard it, but how can anything with Mick Jagger and David Bowie be bad? - PetSounds

The music video was worse than the cover itself.

Are you joking? That cover was perfect!

48 Smokin' in the Boys Room - Motley Crue (Brownsville Station)

This ain't bad, I never heard the original version till Motley Crue did it. I like Motley Crue

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49 Can't Take My Eyes Off of You - Lauryn Hill (Frankie Valli)
50 Walk This Way - Macy Gray (Aerosmith)
51 Highway to Hell - Marilyn Manson (AC/DC)
52 Faith - Limp Bizkit (George Michael)

Is there really anything worse than this? First of all, what the hell did Fred Durst do to the chorus? Not only that, but he changed the words of the song just to brag about himself. I didn't even care for the original that much, but this is a disgrace.

53 Under Pressure - Smash Mouth (Queen/David Bowie)
54 When a Man Loves a Woman - Michael Bolton (Percy Sledge)

This guy manages to oversing so badly that Mariah Carey would be jealous. The fact that his voice sounds like utter crap doesn't help. - Zach808

55 Ramble On - Train (Led Zeppelin)

Train and Led Zeppelin should never be uttered in the same sentence ever... Ever how dare take one of the Greatest songs ever and butcher it like that they all should be in jail

This wasn't so bad. Sure, they bring shame to Zeppelin, but it wasn't too bad,

56 Genie in a Bottle - Dove Cameron (Christina Aguilera) V 1 Comment
57 We Are Young - Little Mix (Fun) V 1 Comment
58 Tainted Love - Marilyn Manson (Ed Cobb)
59 You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine - Michael Buble (Lou Rawls)
60 Reach-out - Hilary Duff (Depeche Mode)

The song was great until hilary duff ruined it

This isn't a cover, it's a sample of Personal Jesus.
But I do agree it sucks. - Swellow

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