Skip to comments.Remakes of Popular Songs - Which One Is Better - The Original Or The Remake...?
Posted on 04/06/2011 8:48:39 PM PDT by MplsSteve
You know, I started thinking about popular music and how artists do remakes of popular songs.
Here are two songs - one from the original artist and the other who re-did it. Which version was better?
"I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better" The Byrds (1965)- from the album "Mr Tambourine Man"
"I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better" Tom Petty (1989) - from the album "Full Moon Fever"
"The First Cut Is The Deepest" Rod Stewart (1976) - from the album "A Night On The Town"
"The First Cut Is The Deepest" Sheryl Crow (2003) - from the album "The Very best Of Sheryl Crow"
Yes, I know that other artists have done versions of these songs too. If you think another artist has done a better version, let's hear about it.
Speaking of Van Halen, I like their version of “Dancing In The Street” better than Martha and the Vandellas.
I liked Ricky Van Shelton’s version of “Statue Of A Fool” more than the original by Jack Greene.
I Heard it Through the Grapevine - CCR vs Marvin Gaye
OR California Raisins?!?!? LOL!!
Marvin Gaye and Tammy Tyrelle
The Fifth Dimension
Marlena Shaw in a landslide.
Several versions of Sixteen Tons.
Eddie Cochrane vs Blue Cheer vs The Who.....I’m partial to The Who
Here’s a couple that don’t get mentioned much
I’ve Got My Mind Set On You ...... James Ray
Got My Mind Set On You......... George Harrison
I expected a lot more flaming from posting that one.
“American Woman” Lenny Kravitz
“American Woman” Guess Who
“Ain’t That A Shame”...Cheap Trick is superior to Fats Domino.
It makes about as much sense as “Subterranean Homesick Blues”
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