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87. Dylan's "Chimes of Freedom"
By the Byrds

Also the Byrds' version of Pete Seeger's "The Bells of Rhymney"

For political covers: Barack the Knife ("Mack the Knife"),
John McCain ("You're So Vain"), and The Evolution ("The
Locomotion") which are really parodies and not covers,
be The Freedom Toast: www.myspace.com/thefreedomtoast
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  -What song is the best cover you've heard of a song? Here's one: I'll Be There steelemagnolia  Feb-15-08 07:55 PM   #0 
  - Ooooohhhh, I got one!  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-15-08 07:59 PM   #1 
  - Best cover I can recall hearing...  DarkTirade   Feb-15-08 08:00 PM   #2 
  - Thanks for replying...sorry didn't know this was "covered" earlier  steelemagnolia   Feb-15-08 08:01 PM   #3 
  - Johnny Cash - Hurt  Inchworm   Feb-15-08 08:02 PM   #4 
  - Johnny Cash: the only dude that could possibly out-goth Trent  Chovexani   Feb-15-08 08:05 PM   #5 
  - Ol' Johnny knew all about needles long before Trent was born.  baldguy   Feb-17-08 10:13 AM   #96 
     - I miss him.  Chovexani   Feb-17-08 11:55 AM   #98 
  - That is exactly what I was thinking when I read the OP!  demmiblue   Feb-15-08 08:48 PM   #12 
  - Yes... It is without a doubt HIS SONG he owned it man!  Southpawkicker   Feb-15-08 09:07 PM   #16 
  - Almost as good as this cover  MonkeyFunk   Feb-17-08 06:24 AM   #86 
     - I love Sad Kermit!  WakeMeUp   Feb-17-08 07:56 AM   #88 
  - amazing stuff  atomic-fly   Feb-16-08 06:20 PM   #55 
  - amazing stuff  atomic-fly   Feb-16-08 06:20 PM   #56 
  - Walk on By  atomic-fly   Feb-16-08 06:24 PM   #57 
     - Have You Heard The Isaac Hayes Version ???  WillyT   Feb-16-08 11:29 PM   #81 
        - I never heard that version...  atomic-fly   Feb-17-08 06:29 PM   #106 
  - Long Live The Man In Black.  ordinaryaveragegirl   Feb-16-08 11:40 PM   #83 
  - I think Mariah did a very nice job on that song. Here is an interesting cover  irkthesmirk   Feb-15-08 08:27 PM   #6 
  - My old band's version of the Doors' "Love me two times"  opiate69   Feb-15-08 08:31 PM   #7 
  - Here's another one! Joe Cocker doing Cry Me a River in 1970  irkthesmirk   Feb-15-08 08:40 PM   #8 
  - "Respect", as redone by Aretha Franklin  kwassa   Feb-15-08 08:45 PM   #9 
  - Oh, I love Aretha's RESPECT eom  steelemagnolia   Feb-15-08 09:01 PM   #14 
  - I also Love Emmy Lou's version of Here, There Everywhere  steelemagnolia   Feb-15-08 08:46 PM   #10 
  - That's a really nice version of that song.  irkthesmirk   Feb-15-08 08:48 PM   #11 
  - 1 More: Piece of my Heart - Melissa Etheridge  steelemagnolia   Feb-15-08 08:52 PM   #13 
  - This cover of "Heaven" by Bryan Adams  flvegan   Feb-15-08 09:02 PM   #15 
  - Latest fav is Rascal Flatts "Life is a Highway" (many more inside)  jgraz   Feb-15-08 09:13 PM   #17 
  - Eva Cassidy..."Fields of Gold"  wovenpaint   Feb-15-08 09:52 PM   #18 
  - Eva Cassidy ... "Reading the Phone Book"  jgraz   Feb-15-08 11:42 PM   #19 
  - I'm with you jgraz, Eva could do no wrong IMO. One of my favorites is People Get Ready  irkthesmirk   Feb-16-08 06:34 AM   #21 
  - There is a Nightline special from 1999 available  LibDemAlways   Feb-16-08 09:41 AM   #37 
  - Any Cover Eva did, she owned! Here are a couple of mine  steelemagnolia   Feb-16-08 08:02 PM   #75 
  - Joan Jett I Love Rock and Roll.  Jamastiene   Feb-15-08 11:47 PM   #20 
  - John Cale playing this one by Leonard Cohen...  mitchum   Feb-16-08 07:31 AM   #22 
  - That is beautiful! I love Cale (and Cohen)  Bongo Prophet   Feb-16-08 07:24 PM   #66 
  - Top of the list  asteroid2003QQ47   Feb-16-08 07:51 AM   #23 
  - Here's Linda Ronstadt doing Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered  irkthesmirk   Feb-16-08 08:09 AM   #26 
  - Van Halen's version of "You Really Got Me"  NewJeffCT   Feb-16-08 07:58 AM   #24 
  - Hendrix doing "All Along the Watchtower" and  NewJeffCT   Feb-16-08 08:00 AM   #25 
  - Me First and the Gimme Gimmes: "The Rainbow Connection"  AspieGrrl   Feb-16-08 08:12 AM   #27 
  - Goldfinger - "99 Red Balloons"  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Feb-16-08 08:15 AM   #28 
  - i love that one  kagehime   Feb-17-08 04:55 PM   #104 
  - My favorite Dylan covers  BlueDogDemocratNH   Feb-16-08 08:16 AM   #29 
  - This one...  Glorfindel   Feb-16-08 08:39 AM   #30 
  - This one...  jasonc   Feb-16-08 08:44 AM   #31 
  - Still the best:  bob_weaver   Feb-16-08 08:46 AM   #32 
  - Atlantic City....Levon Helm Band......  Bennyboy   Feb-16-08 09:04 AM   #33 
  - Weirdest cover: Devo's "Satisfaction"  Orsino   Feb-16-08 09:23 AM   #34 
  - Nah... Laibach's "Sypathy for the Devil" -- an entire ALBUM of covers of ONE SONG  theredpen   Feb-16-08 10:14 AM   #43 
     - Yes!  Strawman   Feb-16-08 11:01 PM   #77 
  - Eleanor Rigby by Aretha Franklin  BOSSHOG   Feb-16-08 09:38 AM   #35 
  - Nirvana - The Man Who Sold The World  PeaceNikki   Feb-16-08 09:40 AM   #36 
  - tru dat  atomic-fly   Feb-17-08 06:35 PM   #107 
  - I quite like Annie Lennox's version of "A Whiter Shade of Pale"  terrya   Feb-16-08 09:43 AM   #38 
  - Nirvana - Lake of Fire  PeaceNikki   Feb-16-08 09:48 AM   #39 
  - That one's fun to play.  DarkTirade   Feb-16-08 06:50 PM   #59 
  - "Easy" by Faith No More is one of my faves...  WeRQ4U   Feb-16-08 09:49 AM   #40 
  - New Kids On the Block did a better cover  Faye   Feb-16-08 10:10 AM   #41 
  - Satisfaction - Snakefinger and The Residents  seemunkee   Feb-16-08 10:11 AM   #42 
  - Laibach's version of Queen's "One Vision"  theredpen   Feb-16-08 10:34 AM   #44 
  - "Rock and Roll" by Detroit  DaDooRonRon   Feb-16-08 10:39 AM   #45 
  - Michael Andrews Mad World. so depressing but so good.  chimpsrsmarter   Feb-16-08 11:10 AM   #46 
  - Springsteen's "Reason to Believe", covered by Aimee Mann and Michael Penn  stuntcat   Feb-16-08 11:24 AM   #47 
  - Its on Vox  baldguy   Feb-17-08 10:40 AM   #97 
  - SRV doing Little Wing, and DMB's version of Wish You Were Here  av8rdave   Feb-16-08 11:29 AM   #48 
  - Stevie Ray's cover of Voodoo Child, may be better than Jimi's, IMHO  triguy46   Feb-16-08 11:32 AM   #49 
  - Oh...almost forgot...  av8rdave   Feb-16-08 11:35 AM   #50 
  - "Time Is On My Side", The Rolling Stones.  KamaAina   Feb-16-08 05:26 PM   #51 
  - A few I really like  Mr. Blonde   Feb-16-08 05:35 PM   #52 
  - Metallica--Turn the Page  Va Lefty   Feb-16-08 05:54 PM   #53 
  - Another: Track of my Tears - Linda Ronstadt  steelemagnolia   Feb-16-08 06:05 PM   #54 
  - "Alone Again Or"......  Tikki   Feb-16-08 06:40 PM   #58 
  - "Me and Bobby McGee" with Janis Joplin singing Kris Kristoffersen's song  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-16-08 06:50 PM   #60 
  - Ohhhhh Good Choice!  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-16-08 07:28 PM   #68 
  - good call on both  kagehime   Feb-17-08 04:56 PM   #105 
  - Bond Does James Bond  MrScorpio   Feb-16-08 06:54 PM   #61 
  - Here's the best cover of REM's Losing My Religion that I have heard.  irkthesmirk   Feb-16-08 06:58 PM   #62 
  - that's cool - I like their Sound of Silence, too  NewJeffCT   Feb-16-08 07:15 PM   #64 
     - I do too. I may have to buy one of there CDs someday  irkthesmirk   Feb-16-08 07:45 PM   #71 
  - I have many favorites  sniffa   Feb-16-08 07:00 PM   #63 
  - "Mama Weer All Crazee Now".....  Tikki   Feb-16-08 07:21 PM   #65 
  - Hands Down, Radar Love Redone By White Lion. TOTALLY ROCKS!  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-16-08 07:28 PM   #67 
  - I'd Also Have To Say Elvis's Cover Of 'My Way'  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-16-08 07:29 PM   #69 
  - I may get slammed for this but for me Elvis' is the ONLY version of My Way eom  steelemagnolia   Feb-16-08 07:55 PM   #72 
     - Patsy Cline's version of Willie Nelson's Crazy  steelemagnolia   Feb-16-08 07:58 PM   #73 
     - Woooohoooooo!!!! I'm Not Alone!!!!!  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-16-08 08:00 PM   #74 
        - No! You are most definitely NOT alone on this!!! eom  steelemagnolia   Feb-17-08 09:48 AM   #93 
  - Beatles' "till there was you" - it was years before I recognized it in Music Man  Bongo Prophet   Feb-16-08 07:29 PM   #70 
  - "You Keep Me Hangin' on" by Vanilla Fudge  last_texas_dem   Feb-16-08 08:21 PM   #76 
  - Cool. I was just wondering if a version of this  darkstar   Feb-16-08 11:22 PM   #80 
  - Mean Gene Okerlund sings "Tutti Frutti"  Strawman   Feb-16-08 11:05 PM   #78 
  - Not sure about a best one but really enjoy  Ahpook   Feb-16-08 11:12 PM   #79 
  - Light My Fire - Jose Feliciano !!!  WillyT   Feb-16-08 11:32 PM   #82 
  - "Satisfaction" by DEVO  JCMach1   Feb-17-08 05:40 AM   #84 
  - Somebody to Love by Queen covered by George Michael  CreekDog   Feb-17-08 05:43 AM   #85 
  - Love this version! eom  steelemagnolia   Feb-17-08 09:49 AM   #94 
  - Dylan's "Chimes of Freedom"  DFW   Feb-17-08 07:33 AM   #87 
  - Cake: War Pigs  WakeMeUp   Feb-17-08 08:01 AM   #89 
  - Nine Inch Nails version of "Get down, make love" by Queen is...  ALiberalSailor   Feb-17-08 08:29 AM   #90 
  - These "Best Cover" Threads Keep Turning Up.....  Paladin   Feb-17-08 08:49 AM   #91 
  - Speaking of songs that make you move, how about Proud Mary by Ike and Tina Turner?  irkthesmirk   Feb-17-08 09:15 AM   #92 
  - The Pretenders  baldguy   Feb-17-08 10:09 AM   #95 
  - I will Survive  RetroLounge   Feb-17-08 12:39 PM   #99 
  - I have three  LostInAnomie   Feb-17-08 12:48 PM   #100 
  - I adore Love Spit Love's version of How Soon is Now by the Smiths  Chovexani   Feb-17-08 03:44 PM   #101 
  - Anybody ever see Bonnie Raitt do Pride and Joy?  irkthesmirk   Feb-17-08 04:28 PM   #102 
     - Yes. Gives me chills everytime eom  steelemagnolia   Feb-17-08 04:53 PM   #103 
 

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