Best Covers You've Heard

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Real_Confusions
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I'll start:

Rush - "YYZ" (covered by Dream Theater)
Rush - "Red Barchetta" (covered by Dream Theater)
Van Halen - "Hot for Teacher" (covered by Motley Crue)
Jimi Hendrix - "Little Wing" (covered by Steve Vai)

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Whoops! Forgot one:

"Georgia On My Mind" (covered by Stanley Jordan). Beautiful jazz piece.
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Doors - Light my Fire (by Type O Negatvive)
The G3 covers...
Europe - Final Countdown (covered by Vision Divine)
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Here's a few...

Gary Moore's version of "Shapes of Things" (The Yardbirds)

Robben Ford's version of "I'm a Real Man" (John Hiatt)

Robben Ford's Version of "My Love Will Never Die" (Otis Rush)

Living Loud's version of "Mr Crowley" (Ozzy)

Shawn Lane's version of "West Side Boogie" (Ray Gomez)

Allan holdsworth's version of "How Deep is the Ocean" (Irving Berlin)
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If you wanna hear the BEST version of that song, nearly brings you to tears, see if you can get a copy of Ian Moss from Cold Chisel doing it, live, I'm sure it's on one of thier albums, yeah it is, Barking Spiders live, just amazing.
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Birdman wrote:If you wanna hear the BEST version of that song, nearly brings you to tears, see if you can get a copy of Ian Moss from Cold Chisel doing it, live, I'm sure it's on one of thier albums, yeah it is, Barking Spiders live, just amazing.
Don't mention Michael Bolton's version though... :roll: :lol:
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sevendust :walk originaly from THE metal band pantera.
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I THINK THE G3 COVERS
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vai's little is great, but don't forget srv's version, it's really good too
toto's version of while my guitar gently weeps should also be mentioned

and one of the worst cover songs has got to be lenny kravits' american women
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guitar_fan wrote:toto's version of while my guitar gently weeps should also be mentioned
I was going to include that in my little list... :wink:
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Anyone heard Kirk Hammett's version of Little Wing in the "Live Shit" DVD?. Its no too bad.

Helloween "I Want Out" covered by Angra.
Demons & Wizards "Immigrant Song" (cover of a J Page & R Plant song).
Iron Maiden "Transylvania" covered by Iced Earth.
G3 covers with Eric Johnson & Yngwie.

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Little Wing - Jimi Hendrix (covered by Steve Lukather)
Whiskey in the Jar - Thin Lizzy (covered by Metallica)

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REALM: Eleanor Rigby (The Beatles)
VOIVOD: Astronomy Domine (Pink Floyd)
CALIFORNIA GUITAR TRIO: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (Ennio Morricone)
STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN & DICK DALE: Pipeline (The Chantays)
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Wipeout 2000
Tom Sawyer by MSI originally Rush (duh)
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Hayseen Dixie-Ace of Spades (Motorhead)-Only heard this recently, check it out!

Jimi's cover of All Along the Watchtower.

Dreamtheater's cover of Boheimien Raphsody (sp) from the Big Medley of A Change of Seasons.

Theres more but I can't think right now.
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