All Time Worst Cover Songs

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61 Downtown Train - Rod Stewart (Tom Waits)
62 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

63 Wonderwall - One Direction (Oasis)

Those tasteless idiots should not dare to cover any song by Oasis. Oasis deserves respect, not shame from some low-brow commercial pop band.

Why isn't 5sos - teenage dirtbag or pierce the veil - don't fear the reaper on here?

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64 Have You Seen Her - MC Hammer (The Chi-Lites)
65 Sweet Child O' Mine - Sheryl Crow (Guns N' Roses)

Taking slash away from something is of course going to make it worse

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66 True Faith - George Michael (New Order)
67 Whiskey In the Jar - Metallica (Thin Lizzy)

You do realise Thin Lizzy didn't sing the original. That was Lena Bourne Fish. Just thought I'd throw that out there.

This cover ROCKS do yourself a favour and go listen to it

What do you mean? This cover is one of the best covers I've ever heard! such a great metal song

Absolute garbage! Thin Lizzy made one of the best songs of all time and Metallica, who are a pathetic excuse for music, went ahead and ruined it!

68 Your Song - Ellie Goulding (Elton John)
69 Crank That - I Set My Friends On Fire (Soulja Boy)

It's just the song but with screaming and growling instead.

70 Twist and Shout - Salt-N-Pepa (The Top Notes)
71 Fight the Power - Korn (Public Enemy)

The Korn version's pretty freaky, I agree.

72 Stronger - 30 Seconds to Mars (Kanye West)

Kanye's a talentless freak. It would be difficult to do worse than him at anything. - PositronWildhawk

73 Tuesday's Gone - Metallica (Lynyrd Skynyrd)

I like Metallica and all but this one was bad

74 American Idiot - 5 Seconds of Summer (Green Day)

Although I really love both bands, I feel like 5SOS ruined such an amazing Green Day song... I was very disappointed

Those stupid boys covered, really bad, one of the best Punk Song ever. That's almost blasphemy.

They just scream and make random noises. Not real punk. - TheAwesomeBrosVotes

Meh. It's not as bad as I thought it would be, but luke has too much of a sweet voice to pull the chorus off.

75 Does He Love You - Patti Labelle (Reba McEntire and Linda Davis)
76 Dancing with Myself - Glee Cast (Billy Idol)
77 Stairway to Heaven - Mary J Blige (Led Zeppelin) V 1 Comment
78 Come Together - Michael Jackson (Beatles)

While I think technically anything Limp Bizkit touches turns into utter crap. Seriously Michael!? Did you really think that say "Walrus Cracker" was a good idea?

The only reason I voted was to ask... What public? This song on this list? Mj rocked this song.. Being a Beatles fan I think that Mj did it better than them...

Mj butchered this awesome song. Mj is overrated

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79 Pictures of Matchstick Men - Camper Van Beethoven (Status Quo)
80 Iris - Sleeping With Sirens (Goo Goo Dolls) V 1 Comment
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