Awesome Cover Songs? Post the Original...

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  1. yamar68

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    There are a lot of classic tunes out there that weren't actually made famous by their OP.




    (Cream got REAL creative with that one)



    Mandatory:


    A classic, but famously tweaked by Nirvana:


    Post your favorites here, preferably the original version.
     
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    I know these aren't the originals but I like them better.
     
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    so many options but ill start with my all-time favorite..




    had to edit to original so i just put my three favorite ones :D
     
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    Dylan wrote and performed it originally.
     
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    ahh.. thought he wrote it and they performed it first.

    edit in progress!!
     
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    *Insert a majority of Sublime's songs here*
     
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    This thread is the worst for my RAM.





    I like the Chromatics version.
     
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    Holy sheet!

    This is exactly the kind of thing I was hoping for. Thanks Matt!
     
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    Original


    made famous by


    still covered by everyone
     
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    Song of unknown origin that happened to become one of the most important songs in rock history.
     
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    That's the good stuff, right there.
     
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    Shouldve mentioned the Clarence Ashley & Gwen Foster version is the first known recording. Ashley says he learned it from his grandfather. Who knows where it originally came from.
     
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    Not made famous by the cover but one of my favorites!!!!!!!





    If you don't know TBT, I suggest you prepare yourself for an eargasm!

     
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    I mean this seriously... watch/listen.