Best Covers



Part Two:

"This Flight Tonight" Nazareth

"How Can You Mend a Broken Heart" Al Green

"My Favourite Things" John Coltrane

"My Way" Sid Vicious

"At Last" Etta James

"Suspicious Minds" Elvis Presley

“Nothing Compares 2 U" Sinead O'Connor

"Working Class Hero" Marianne Faithfull


Cowboy Junkies cover of Sweet Jane

Linda Ronstadt cover of Carmelita

Linda Ronstadt cover of Blue Bayou

Linda Ronstadt covers of way too much to list

Emmy Lou Harris cover of Guitar Town

Nora Jones cover of Long Way Home

Lucinda Williams cover of Ode To Billy Joe

Holly Cole Trio cover of Cry If You Want To

Emmy Lou Harris cover of Goodbye

Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson cover of Pancho And Lefty

The Highwaymen cover of The Devil's Right Hand




Technically speaking, no; but, that's based on a black & white and/or narrowed minded perspective. I agree that a good remix often feels like a complete reinvention of a song; and, many previous examples cited in this thread fall into that category ("Sweet Jane" - Cowboy Junkies). So, be a "rule breaker" and see what kind of reaction that you get. Who knows, it might extend the life of this thread, albeit in a slightly different direction.