Surprisingly Good Covers

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  1. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck I Bleed Orange

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    Paul Krugman of The New York Times shared this video of Sarah Jarosz and bassist doing a great cover of the Prince song. She's a fabulous musician. The bassist is no slouch either.



    Share some Surprisingly Good Covers
     
  2. Shock

    Shock Gretschie

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    Sep 7, 2020
    Minnesota


    Seldom does anyone cover AC/DC and you can say, "They are surprisingly good."
     
  3. Shock

    Shock Gretschie

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    Sep 7, 2020
    Minnesota


    Double surprisingly good.
     
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  4. juks

    juks Country Gent

    Nov 26, 2020
    Fremont, California
    Yeah, my fellow country men have frequently crazy ideas that even work.

    Couple more: Apocalyptica who played metal songs with Cellos. No vocals.



    Ne Luumaet who started by playing Ramones songs in Finnish. Either by translating originals or using Finnish words that sound similar. Which had quite hilarious results. Eventually they became a really tight band and started writing their own material, that still sounded like Ramones. And ender up topping the Finnish chart with one song. Something Ramones never did in any country, however deserved it would have been.

     
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  5. 5120mantis

    5120mantis Country Gent

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  6. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck I Bleed Orange

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    Me First and the Gimme Gimmes Turn pop songs into Ramones-style rave-ups.

     
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  7. rcboals

    rcboals Country Gent

    Nov 21, 2008
    Springfield Oregon
    WOWZA!!!! another Surprisingly good cover ;) of Southern Culture on the Skids Voo Doo Cadillac. My attempt at humor here. Damn! I was Surprisingly young 10 years ago.
     
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  8. mrfixitmi

    mrfixitmi Country Gent

    Mar 20, 2010
    Michigan
    The Foxes and Fossils have many great covers.
    This one (Dedicated to the One I Love) is outstanding as well.
     
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  9. Sabato

    Sabato Country Gent

    Mar 22, 2019
    Massachusetts
    After a tip from @Randy99CL , the old Beatles stuff by the Mona Lisa Twins!
     
  10. speedicut

    speedicut Friend of Fred

    Jun 5, 2012
    Alabama
    Hillbilly Moon Explosion does a great cover of Blondies Call Me...

     
  11. Henry

    Henry I Bleed Orange

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Not Just a cover band but man they do amazing covers. Here's one. Their Man in the Mirror is also awesome.

     
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  12. Henry

    Henry I Bleed Orange

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Use Somebody, Scary Pockets. I had never heard Kings of Leon before and after hearing the original . . . I much prefer this version.

     
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  13. Henry

    Henry I Bleed Orange

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Another amazing artist who arranged exceptional covers.

    Love how this cover of a punk song really has a driving rhythm. Again, hadn't heard the original before this and prefer the cover.



    Here she is covering one my favorite Grateful Dead song. Not a great recording but I prefer this simple arrangement to the one on her covers album.

     
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  14. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    a few of my favorites ......


    this guys good ...

    and so is she .....
     
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  15. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    This gals pretty good too . She just may go places .......



    ...starts at 2:00
     
  16. Freshy

    Freshy Synchromatic

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    Sep 30, 2017
    Homosassa FLA
    So many PMJ covers fit the topic.
    Chloe Feoranzo's clarinet is so special
    Hanna Gil is so smooth
     
  17. 5120mantis

    5120mantis Country Gent

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    Molly sure can play!
     
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  18. Stefan87

    Stefan87 Country Gent

    May 20, 2019
    Brisbane, Australia
    I know John Mayer isn't to everyone's taste but I like him, when I think of a good cover song his version of 'Free falling' always comes to mind.



    These guys are one of the coolest acts when it comes to cover bands.
     
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