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>> No. 8707 Anonymous
27th October 2014
Monday 6:03 pm
8707 Cover songs
The Pet Shop Boys' Always On My Mind has been voted the top cover version of all time in a BBC Music vote.

The song, written by John Christopher, Mark James and Wayne Carson, was first made famous by Brenda Lee and Elvis Presley in 1972.

Johnny Cash's cover of Nine Inch Nails' Hurt came in second place, followed by The Stranglers' version of Dionne Warwick's Walk On By. Jimi Hendrix's take on Bob Dylan's All Along The Watchtower came fourth. Jeff Buckley's cover of Leonard Cohen's classic Hallelujah completed the top five.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-29791820

Not keen on that version of Walk On By but I like the rest. I reckon I'd have to have a good think about my favourite covers and I'm sure I'd still forget some.
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>> No. 9077 Anonymous
17th February 2015
Tuesday 7:35 am
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https://www.youtube.com/v/rylbj33b8qA

Probably the best thing Housewine ever did.
>> No. 9078 Anonymous
17th February 2015
Tuesday 9:54 am
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>>9077
She said it was her father's favourite song, which is why she used to do it. Rather sweet.
>> No. 9079 Anonymous
17th February 2015
Tuesday 1:04 pm
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>>9077
>>9078
I saw her do it at Old Trafford cricket ground. She had two blokes in proper rudeboy suits behind her skanking their brains out. It was probably one of the best things I've ever seen live.
>> No. 9115 Anonymous
2nd March 2015
Monday 12:23 am
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I made a cover song and I'm sorry.

http://picosong.com/22N8/
>> No. 9187 Anonymous
10th April 2015
Friday 9:55 pm
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>>9115

I would make a "stuff you've done" thread for this kind of shit but I don't know if there would be any interest or participation.

http://picosong.com/VrPQ/
>> No. 9188 Anonymous
10th April 2015
Friday 9:58 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9XNoU3tHqU
>> No. 9189 Anonymous
10th April 2015
Friday 10:13 pm
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>>9187

Go for it lad, I think .gs is about the right sort of audience for some of the daft shit I've done over the years, that I'm too shy to show the public otherwise.
>> No. 9190 Anonymous
10th April 2015
Friday 10:20 pm
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>>9189

I think I will soon, I'm currently working on something so I'll get it up with that iykwim

Though if any of you lads want to start it before that then go for it.
>> No. 9374 Anonymous
30th June 2015
Tuesday 6:33 am
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6HAIueUK9U
>> No. 9375 Anonymous
30th June 2015
Tuesday 7:19 am
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>>9374

What about the title of that video is supposed to make me want to press play?
>> No. 9376 Anonymous
30th June 2015
Tuesday 7:32 am
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>>9375
Are you one of those lads who think every post is specifically aimed at them?
>> No. 9377 Anonymous
30th June 2015
Tuesday 8:24 am
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>>9376

No.
>> No. 9378 Anonymous
30th June 2015
Tuesday 11:55 pm
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>>9374
He's looking well for 49. I'm not a bummer or owt, but he is a dishy fellow.
>> No. 9396 Anonymous
6th July 2015
Monday 9:31 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3W-5nwr1aY
>> No. 9397 Anonymous
6th July 2015
Monday 11:04 pm
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>>9396

Here's a cover of a Tom Waits song by an English folk duo. They normally don't play anything written in living memory, but decided to make an exception.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ron1SPTEdCk
>> No. 9405 Anonymous
9th July 2015
Thursday 4:54 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYHMfXx9BWs
>> No. 9407 Anonymous
10th July 2015
Friday 2:03 pm
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>>9405
That was amazing
>> No. 9410 Anonymous
11th July 2015
Saturday 11:35 am
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6tv-1KOS38
>> No. 9416 Anonymous
12th July 2015
Sunday 2:12 pm
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>>9410
please guide me to more tip-top manchester post-punk funk.

already given 23 skidoo and a certain ratio a listen but i need more
>> No. 9417 Anonymous
12th July 2015
Sunday 3:54 pm
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>>9416

Strut Records have done two compilations of disco and funk influenced releases from Factory Records:

https://play.spotify.com/album/4wJLFE55ibDC61HYw8hZhJ
https://play.spotify.com/album/0vXLsDj5VTgWK5l376SHd8
>> No. 9480 Anonymous
21st August 2015
Friday 7:54 pm
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I'm not really a fan of this type of cover, but I like this one.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vV3XQcCyyPc
>> No. 9484 Anonymous
22nd August 2015
Saturday 7:58 am
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>>9480

Same band different cover, I really like this one.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8zev3r0k6U
>> No. 9485 Anonymous
22nd August 2015
Saturday 9:36 am
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Seeing as we've gone a bit pop-punk, here's a few guilty pleasures of mine.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAGsrMaQrVg


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qt6Lkgs0kiU


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTteO9TxKN4
>> No. 9486 Anonymous
22nd August 2015
Saturday 9:50 am
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>>9485
Allister are the king of Pop-Punk covers:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xousSMolsFk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmWJ-Iyf_Cw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92JcZ6tSYFM

They have an entire album of covers called Guilty Pleasures.

Another pop-punk cover I enjoy is:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYfepohZLlY
>> No. 9487 Anonymous
22nd August 2015
Saturday 9:55 am
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jGAfzrdpxo

I can't work out whether I actually like this or not.
>> No. 9488 Anonymous
22nd August 2015
Saturday 10:33 am
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Did someone say Folk Punk?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYjVA2ww128
>> No. 9575 Anonymous
23rd September 2015
Wednesday 7:21 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4B_UYYPb-Gk

I'd say that this counts.
>> No. 9600 Anonymous
19th October 2015
Monday 5:30 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WfoccRna6I
>> No. 9779 Anonymous
19th December 2015
Saturday 10:57 am
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8qE6WQmNus

Best Christmas song of recent years, which is probably damning it with faint praise.
>> No. 10153 Anonymous
8th August 2016
Monday 8:57 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrKRw7dsLbE

I haven't listened to Rilo Kiley in years, but I've now got this in my head.
>> No. 10413 Anonymous
24th January 2017
Tuesday 7:08 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuiJlRvN4_8

Apparently I'm still 14.
>> No. 10414 Anonymous
24th January 2017
Tuesday 7:33 pm
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How have none of you bumders linked this?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v=bxsWBqXBR_0
>> No. 10415 Anonymous
24th January 2017
Tuesday 7:49 pm
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>>10414

Try again, old chap eh?
>> No. 10416 Anonymous
24th January 2017
Tuesday 7:54 pm
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>>10415

Did that not work? Shite. Okay:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxsWBqXBR_0
>> No. 10417 Anonymous
24th January 2017
Tuesday 7:57 pm
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>>10414>>10416
Here you go, lad.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxsWBqXBR_0
>> No. 10418 Anonymous
24th January 2017
Tuesday 7:58 pm
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>>10417

Thank you, it is late at night and I'm pissed.
>> No. 10419 Anonymous
24th January 2017
Tuesday 8:22 pm
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>>10418

Rurik?
>> No. 10420 Anonymous
24th January 2017
Tuesday 8:26 pm
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>>10419

They let me use wifi in jail.
>> No. 10423 Anonymous
25th January 2017
Wednesday 9:14 am
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>>10417

Nice to see Jack Off Jill get a mention. Still my favourite band. It was ace getting to see them on the mini reunion run; I never thought it wod happen.
>> No. 10438 Anonymous
13th February 2017
Monday 8:11 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1cbsLKXasQ
>> No. 10440 Anonymous
15th February 2017
Wednesday 12:07 pm
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>>8819 i'd never heard the Sophie EB cover before. You've really spoiled my day now. She sounds like a right karaoke queen.
>> No. 10917 Anonymous
7th December 2017
Thursday 10:28 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=isan-G_CgQE
(Starts at 28s)

It's nice how a language barrier can lead to an original sounding cover that still does it justice.
>> No. 10918 Anonymous
7th December 2017
Thursday 11:23 pm
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>>10423
Fucking hell, Jack Off Jill. Haven't thought of them in a decade or more.
>> No. 10947 Anonymous
3rd February 2018
Saturday 3:04 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-qfzH0vnOs
>> No. 10949 Anonymous
3rd February 2018
Saturday 7:54 pm
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>>10947

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ia0GdhtdsR8
>> No. 10950 Anonymous
3rd February 2018
Saturday 8:33 pm
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>>10949
Did you post >>8709 back in 2014?
>> No. 10951 Anonymous
3rd February 2018
Saturday 9:42 pm
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>>10950
I must have done. >>10947's posting of Goldfinger reminded me of ska-punk in general, something I haven't really listened to since Streetlight's The Hand(s) that Thieve(s), about the same time.
>> No. 10953 Anonymous
23rd February 2018
Friday 9:16 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hF9Gr5waAJg
>> No. 10984 Anonymous
10th April 2018
Tuesday 7:54 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0M53FcPoWtA
>> No. 11283 Anonymous
10th October 2018
Wednesday 8:21 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1p0sA8bgGA

I don't think I'll ever tire of this. Haven't so far after almost six years.

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