10 Cover Songs and their Original Recordings – Pt. 2 !

1/ ‘Common People’ cover by William Shatner – from 2002 album ‘Has Been’ – eh, these guys are common people…

Original recording by Pulp – this version is the unforgettable 1998 Glastonbury version with the overwhelming finale – on 1995 album’Different Class’…

2/ ‘My Generation’ cover by Oasis – only on live shows – this video is from a 2007 show in Manchester…

Original recording by The Who – this performance is a world famous, hilarious & (most of all) an ‘exploding’ version…

3/ ‘Sweet Jane’ cover by Ian McCulloch (Echo & The Bunnymen) – on Belgian Televison April 22, 2002 with a hired studio band…

Original recording by The Velvet Underground – original version on 1970 album ‘Loaded’…

4/ ‘Pipeline’ cover by Stevie Ray Vaughan & Dick Dale – on 1987 ‘Back to the Beach’ 1987 DVD – awesome!…

Original recording by The Chantay’s in 1962 – the tune, originally called ‘Liberty’s Whip’, was renamed after the band members saw a surfing movie showing scenes of the Banzai Pipeline in Hawaii – hello mum, hello dad…

5/ ‘Brand New Cadillac’ cover by The Clash – on 1979 album ‘London Calling’…

Original recording by Vince Taylor – released in 1959 as a B-side on hit single ‘Pledgin’ My Love’…

6/ ‘Gloria’ cover by The Doors – recorded between 1968 and 1970 in concert performance and released on ‘Alive, She Cried’ (1983)…

Original recording by Them – written by frontman Van Morrison and originally recorded in 1964 as the B-side of single ‘Baby, Please Don’t Go’ and a year later re-released as an A-side…

7/ ‘Telegram Sam’ cover by Bauhaus – the British gothic rock band released it in 1980 as a single…

Original recording by T. Rex – their third UK number one single, released in 1972…

8/ ‘Song to the Siren’ cover by Brian Ferry – on his 2010 ‘Olympia’ album…

Original recording by Tim Buckley – written by Tim & Larry Beckett – first released on 1970 album Starsailor…

9/ ‘Immigrant Song’ cover by Karen O with Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross – from the original movie soundtrack album ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’ (2011)…

Original by Led Zeppelin – released as a single from their third studio album, ‘Led Zeppelin III’, in 1970…

10/ ‘I Heard It Through The Grapevine’ cover by The Slits – released in 1979 on debut album ‘Cut’…

Original recording by Marvin Gaye – written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong for Motown Records in 1966, and made famous by Marvin Gaye in a single released in October 1968…

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