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Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometimes

 

 

"Everybody's Got to Learn Sometime" is a hit single written by James Warren and first performed by the pop band The Korgis, of which Warren was lead singer.

 

The song was released in 1980 from the group's second album, Dumb Waiters. The single reached #5 on the UK Singles Chart and #18 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song topped the singles charts at #1 in France, #1 in Spain, #3 in Netherlands, #3 in Germany, and #18 in Australia. This represented the peak of The Korgis' music chart success.

 

 

 

Everybody's Got to Learn Sometime - Beck (2004 )

 

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Theme From Shaft - Isaac Hayes

 

"Theme from Shaft," written and recorded by Isaac Hayes in 1971, is the soul and funk-styled theme song to the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film, Shaft. The theme was released as a single (shortened and edited from the longer album version) two months after the movie's soundtrack by Stax Records' Enterprise label. "Theme from Shaft" went to number two on the Billboard Soul Singles chart and to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States in November 1971.

 

 

 

 

UK band The Wedding Present recorded it as part of their 1992 release Hit Parade 2

 

 

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Shadow on the Wall - Mike Oldfield - 1983

 

Arch Enemy - 2014

 

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"I Heard It Through the Grapevine"

 

"I Heard It Through the Grapevine" is a song written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong for Motown Records in 1966, and made famous by Marvin Gaye in a single released in October 1968 on Motown's Tamla label.

 

 

I Heard It Through the Grapevine - 2FORSOUL  ( To the bone - 2010 )

 

 

I Heard It Through the Grapevine- Creedence Clearwater Revival ( Cosmo's Factory - 1970 )

 

 

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The Man Who Sold the World

 

 

"The Man Who Sold the World" is a song written and performed by David Bowie. It is the title track of his third album, released in the U.S. in November 1970 and in the UK in April 1971. The song has been covered by a number of other artists, notably by Nirvana in 1993.

 

 

 

 

 

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"Thunder Road" was written and performed by Bruce Springsteen, and is the opening track on his 1975 breakthrough album Born to Run. It is ranked as one of Springsteen's greatest songs, and often appears on lists of the top rock songs of all time. Rolling Stone magazine placed it as #86 on its "500 Greatest Songs of All Time." ( Wikipedia )

 

 

 

Thunder Road - Cowboy Junkies ( One soul Now - 2004 )

 

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Victory Garden by The Red Krayola

 

Victory Garden covered by Galaxie 500

 

 

The cover greatly improves on the original in this case.

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All Tomorrow's Parties by The Velvet Underground

 

 

All Tomorrow's Parties covered by Japan

 

While the original has a psych dirge-like quality, the cover gives it a dancy proto-new-wave spin. Both nice.

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Triad by The Byrds (written by David Crosby)

  

 

Triad covered by Jefferson Airplane 

 

 

Jefferson Airplane doesn't significantly reinvent the song or anything, but it's still a really nice version.

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September Gurls by Big Star

 

 

September Gurls covered by The Bangles

 

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