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Groupie (Superstar) by Delanie & Bonnie (1969)

 

 

Superstar covered by The Carpenters (1971)

 

 

Superstar covered by Sonic Youth

 

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Only musicologists and R.E.M. superfans are likely to know this is a cover in the first place

 

Superman by The Clique

 

 

Superman covered by R.E.M.

 

 

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Desperado by The Eagles

 

 

Desperdo covered by The Langley Schools Music Project (1976)

 

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I only discovered after the fact that this late-70s AM-radio staple was originally written and recorded by Todd Rundgren and Utopia.

 

Love is the Answer - by Utopia (Todd Rundgren) (1977)

 

 

Love is the Answer covered by England Dan and John Ford Coley (1979)

 

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This goes a bit beyond just being a cover. I'm sure most everyone is already familiar, but it's pretty amazing.

 

My Favorite Things by Julie Andrews (from The Sound of Music)

 

 

My Favorite Things completely reinterpreted by John Coltrane

 

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Go Down Easy by John Martyn

 

 

Go Down Easy covered by Beth Orton

 

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I think in this case, I'm going to put the cover version first.

 

Run to the Hills covered by Hellsongs (video)

 

 

Run to the Hills by Iron Maiden (original)

 

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Unfortunately, neither the original or the cover are on Spotify, but I think this video gives a more complete experience of this cover version anyway.

 

Thunderstruck by Steve'n'Seagulls (original by AC/DC)

 

 

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This is more a case of "sampling" than full cover version, but still interesting to compare the original to what followed

 

Medley: Ike's Rap II/Help Me Love by Issac Hayes

(sample source beings at :36 seconds)

 

 

Glory Box by Portishead (live version...original isn't on Spotify)

 

 

Hell is Round the Corner by Tricky

 

 

And I'll end with a link to Wallace Collection - Daydream (live in 1969).

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Happy New Year for all

 

 

 

"Mr. Tambourine Man" is a song written, composed, and performed by Bob Dylan, who released his original version of it on his 1965 album Bringing It All Back Home. The Byrds also recorded a version of the song that they released in the same year as their first single on Columbia Records

Melanie Anne Safka-Schekeryk (born February 3, 1947) is an American singer-songwriter. Known professionally as Melanie, she is best known for her hits "Brand New Key", "Ruby Tuesday", "What Have They Done to My Song Ma" or "Mr Tambourine man"

 

 

 

 

 

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