websites i used for reference...add your own http://www.digitaldreamdoor.com/pag...coversongs.html http://www.coversproject.com/artists "Lean on Me" By Club Noveau ORIGINAL ARTIST: Bill Withers I've never liked the original (to slow and sappy) but club noveau's version made it tolerable... "Higher Ground" by The Red Hot Chili Peppers ORIGINAL ARTIST: Stevie Wonder RHCP's version is okay if i'm in the mood for hard rock but you can't top Steve Wonder... "American Woman" by Lenny Kravitz ORIGINAL ARTIST: The Guess Who Lenny put some funk on this that the Guess Who couldn't do... "Come Together" by Aerosmith ORIGINAL ARTIST: The Beatles The both sound real close so its a wash... "Got To Get You In To My Life" by Earth Wind and Fire ORIGINAL ARTIST: The Beatles EWF's version is a bit more soulful...gotta give it to them... "Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)" by Stevie Ray Vaughn ORIGINAL ARTIST: Jimi Hendrix Nothing can beat jimi's original although Stevie Ray Vaughn comes close... "Easy" by Faith No More ORIGINAL ARTIST: The Commodores I don't know what the fuck was on FNM's mind when they decided to do this... "Red Red Wine" by UB40 ORIGINAL ARTIST: Neil Diamond UB40 made this their own... "Cum On Feel The Noize" by Quiet Riot ORIGINAL ARTIST: Slade QR made it a but more gruffer..they get the nod... "Kiss" by Tom Jones and The Art of Noise ORIGINAL ARTIST: Prince I like Tom Jones version because he's not gonna hurt himself singing it..but it STILL a prince song.. "I Can't Stop Loving You" by Ray Charles ORIGINAL ARTIST: Don Gibson Ray Charles made it his own... "Hard to Handle" by The Black Crowes ORIGINAL ARTIST: Otis Redding Otis is the king but the Black Crowes did do a damn good job on this... "Killing Me Softly" by The Fugees ORIGINAL ARTIST: Roberta Flack Never liked many of Roberta Flacks songs and LEAST of all this one..but the fugees made it bearable "Hazy Shade of Winter" by The Bangles ORIGINAL ARTIST: Simon and Garfunkel you CANNOT beat that blazing guitar in the bangles version... "Walk This Way" by RUN DMC and Aerosmith ORIGINAL ARTIST: Aerosmith RUN DMC revived aerosmith's career with their version...nuff said. "Twist and Shout" by The Beatles ORIGINAL ARTIST: The Isley Brothers Isleys all the way... "I Shot The Sheriff" by Eric Clapton ORIGINAL ARTIST: Bob Marley Bob Marleys original is a classic but Clapton's is a keeper as well... "A Natural Woman" by Carole King ORIGINAL ARTIST: Aretha Franklin Name a song aretha can't make her own... "All Along The Watchtower" by Jimi Hendrix ORIGINAL ARTIST: Bob Dylan Even Dylan had to agree Jimi blazed the shit outta this tune.. "A Little Help From My Friends" by Joe Cocker ORIGINAL ARTIST: The Beatles Close your eyes and you'd think a brotha was singing this...the beatles can't touch it. "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" by Gladys Knight / Creedence Clearwater Revival ORIGINAL ARTIST: Marvin Gaye MG recorded it FIRST but Gordy released it AFTER Gladys Knight's version..I like all three equally..each one did their own thing with it. "Respect" by Aretha Franklin ORIGINAL ARTIST: Otis Redding Again Aretha taking someones song and making it her anthem... "Satisfaction" by Devo ORIGINAL ARTIST: The Rolling Stones Depends on my mood but most of the time the Stones get my vote. "Proud Mary" by Ike and Tina Turner ORIGINAL ARTIST: Creedence Clearwater Revival Ike and Tina put their foot in this song...they took it. "Don't Leave Me This Way" by Thelma Houston ORIGINAL ARTIST: Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes Gotta love thelmas soulful opening and it just rocks nonstop from there..she gets the nod. "Knock on Wood" by Wilson Pickett and Amii Stewart ORGINAL ARTIST: Eddie Floyd Amii stewarts is a fun romp in pure 70s disco..but the wicked wilson pickett is pure soul..its a tie IMO "Ladi Dadi" by Snoop Doggy Dogg ORIGINAL ARTIST: Slick Rick A no brainer...rap remakes are ridiculous..IMO "Black Magic Woman" by Santana ORIGINAL ARTIST: Fleetwood Mac Santana owns this song.. "Blinded By The Light" by Manfred Mann's Earth Band ORIGINAL ARTIST: Bruce Springsteen I just like the MMEB version cuz it sounds like he's saying "wrapped up like a DOUCHE" "Hound Dog" by Elvis Presley ORIGINAL ARTIST: Big Mama Thornton Gotta admit one of the FEW songs i like by elvis.. "The Twist" by Chubby Checker ORIGINAL ARTIST: Hank Ballard Chubby owned it..sorry hank "Emotion" by Destiny's Child ORINGINAL ARTIST: Samantha Sang & the Bee Gees Like the original better and DC's video for this was depressing as shit. "I Say A Little Prayer" by Aretha Franklin ORIGINAL ARTIST: Dionne Warwick Aretha takes ANOTHER song.. "Don't Make Me Over" by Sybil ORIGINAL ARTIST: Dionne Warwick Sybil version thoroughly modernizes this songs and made it a club fave... "Live And Let Die" by Guns N Roses ORIGINAL ARTIST: Paul McCartney & Wings The original is great but GNR did a pretty good version.. Walk on By covered by Isaac Hayes ORIGINAL ARTIST: Dionne Warwick Isaac hayes version is over 7 MINUTES long and has more emotion than the original.