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Oct 3, 2014, 12:44 PM
 
This is absolutely one of mine, priceless!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ez-apj-Od1I
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Oct 3, 2014, 01:26 PM
 
Best Part of Breaking Up - Flo & Eddie
Hold Back the Night - Graham Parker

also...

http://somafm.com/covers/
     
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Oct 3, 2014, 02:12 PM
 
Knockin' on Heavens Door - Guns n Roses
Sweet Dreams - Marilyn Manson
Whisky in the Jar - Metallica


This:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYKLvYGqaC0
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Oct 3, 2014, 02:43 PM
 
That Scot Bradlee band has a bunch of good ones - the Sad Clown cover of Royals a while back was pretty epic

Obviously the correct answer is Led Zep's "The Lemon Song" - the perfect cover of Howlin' Wolf's "The Killing Floor". Amirite?
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Oct 3, 2014, 02:46 PM
 
Originally Posted by Shaddim View Post
This is absolutely one of mine, priceless!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ez-apj-Od1I
A Postmodern Jukebox fan huh? Apparently we have something in common after all. This is my favorite one off the Historical Misappropriation album ....

No Diggity - Postmodern Jukebox

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Oct 3, 2014, 04:20 PM
 
Tom Jones invoking the Purple One.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kI9pLFVsFkc

So gloriously Jones.
     
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Oct 3, 2014, 05:06 PM
 
Dynamite Hack - Boyz in the Hood

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Oct 3, 2014, 08:10 PM
 
I don't know if this counts as a "song," but...
Fanfare for the Common Man

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Oct 3, 2014, 08:14 PM
 
Jonny Cash's cover of Hurt
     
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Originally Posted by BLAZE_MkIV View Post
Jonny Cash's cover of Hurt
yup
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Oct 4, 2014, 03:47 PM
 
Cat Power's version of I can't get no satisfaction is definitely up there. The mood of the song is the polar opposite of the original, it's hard to believe it's a cover.
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Oct 4, 2014, 04:49 PM
 
Well, it's some sort of "cover". Playing video console game theme songs on the piano.
This dude is pretty insane:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqF5...ature=youtu.be

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Originally Posted by BLAZE_MkIV View Post
Jonny Cash's cover of Hurt


Jonny Cash's cover of Hurt (YT)
     
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Oct 6, 2014, 07:58 AM
 
Van Morrison - "Green" (Kermit the frog did the original)
Prozac for Lovers - "Don't fear the Reaper"
     
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Oct 8, 2014, 07:46 AM
 
Not a cover but this is excellent. Love to see her do an album of fake covers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3DlDPeurRw
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Originally Posted by BadKosh View Post
Prozac for Lovers - "Don't fear the Reaper"
Awful!
     
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Oct 8, 2014, 09:37 AM
 
"This is not a love song" by PIL as sung by Nouvelle Vague.

John Lydon's cackling stands on its own, but this version by Nouvelle Vague is positively erotic - silky smooth and lustful of big business.
Wonderfully tongue in cheek with an outrageous French accent of the female variety.
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Oct 14, 2014, 01:48 PM
 
Originally Posted by Cold Warrior View Post
Awful!
Sure is. Most of their stuff is just as hideous.
     
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Oct 14, 2014, 02:41 PM
 
Originally Posted by Waragainstsleep View Post
Just like to really thank-you for this link. I posted it on another forum and got loads of good rep.

Plus it really is good.
     
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Oct 14, 2014, 07:09 PM
 
Originally Posted by mattyb View Post
Just like to really thank-you for this link. I posted it on another forum and got loads of good rep.

Plus it really is good.
You're very welcome.

Unless it was a United supporters forum. It probably wasn't though, I bet they'd prefer something more like this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...DcfOkOeTw#t=40
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Oct 14, 2014, 07:35 PM
 
Again not really a cover, this one is at least as bad as the other one was good.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...9e8zGSoqA#t=36
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( Last edited by Cap'n Tightpants; Oct 24, 2014 at 04:47 PM. )
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Originally Posted by Cap'n Tightpants View Post
Yarr. Yer name concerns me. Yer gotta allow for circulation. Yarr.
     
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Oct 24, 2014, 10:54 AM
 
Hah! Cute.

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Oct 24, 2014, 12:35 PM
 
Remember, you can embed youtube in posts now.
     
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Oct 24, 2014, 01:09 PM
 
Please don't. The url is fine. I don't need my phone to try and start loading a video i'm not going to watch over the crappy coverage in the office.
     
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Oct 24, 2014, 02:47 PM
 
...that's not how embedding works...
     
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Originally Posted by Laminar View Post
...that's not how embedding works...
It still loads the player and keyframe. That's some extra bandwidth.
     
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Oct 24, 2014, 04:07 PM
 
That's clearly not what he was implying.

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Oct 24, 2014, 04:48 PM
 
tried it and it doesn't seem to work.
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It's a custom tag, using an iframe. I didn't want it able to load content from anywhere, so it only takes the video ID tag, and vB supplies the rest of the URL.

method, using Cap'n Tightpants video code:
[youtube]YzqriL4BVck[/youtube]
     
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Originally Posted by Cap'n Tightpants View Post
Hah! Cute.

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Cute, Laddie? Cute?! I were sailin' 'board the 'NN before yer own username were a twinkle in Joss Whedon's loins, yer scurvy bottomed rapscallion! There's only one Captain 'round these parts and I takes offence at people mocking me name, yarr! Prepare for a cutlass up yer klacker as a way of a cure!

But first some relaxing music. Yarr.

     
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Nov 1, 2014, 12:27 AM
 
Uh oh, you guys got me started on a music thread.

Modest Mouse - Sleepwalkin' (Cover of Sleepwalk by Santo & Johnny)
They Might Be Giants - Havalina (Cover of the Pixies)
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain - Wuthering Heights (Cover of Kate Bush)
Placebo - Runnin' Up that Hill (Also a cover of Kate Bush)

Okay, so that was relatively brief. I guess I don't like a lot of covered songs.
     
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Nov 1, 2014, 09:52 AM
 
Just popped by to throw in a couple I enjoyed last night...pretty low-key



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Thunderstruck is better.
     
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Nov 2, 2014, 12:37 AM
 
I don't think so, but then I like Iron Maiden a lot more than AC/DC.
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Classical fun!

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What's with all the bluegrass-style covers? I'm sure they're talented folks but it seems everything has a bluegrass take.
     
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What's with all the bluegrass-style covers? I'm sure they're talented folks but it seems everything has a bluegrass take.
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Originally Posted by Cold Warrior View Post
What's with all the bluegrass-style covers? I'm sure they're talented folks but it seems everything has a bluegrass take.
I think it's the Indie/Folk popularity in the last few years per Mumford and Sons, The Lumineers, etc. Banjo and mandolin are in.
     
 
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