20 Cover Songs You May Want To Listen To

There have been a lot of great covers over time. This is my list of the ones I enjoy hearing and believe are interesting versions of the original (and in some cases better than the original). I have listed the cover artist, the song and the original artist.

1. Sun Kil MoonKentucky Woman” (Neil Diamond)

2. The SundaysWild Horses” (Rolling Stones)

3. AerosmithTrain kept a’Rollin” (Tiny Bradshaw..Cream covered it too)

4. Stevie Ray VaughanSuperstition” (Stevie Wonder)

Note: Also check out this MTV video from 1989 with both Stevies doing Superstition together.

5. The BanglesHazy Shade of Winter” (Simon & Garfunkel)

6. Kristin HershTrouble” (Cat Stevens)

7. Ryan AdamsWonderwall” (Oasis)

8. Evan Dando:

9. Alison Krauss Can’t Find my Way back Home (Blind Faith)

10. 10,000 ManiacsPeace Train” (Cat Stevens)

although their cover of “To Sir with Love” (Lulu) featuring Michael Stipe is a close second for them

11. NonpointIn the Air Tonight” (Phil Collins)

12. QuietdriveTime after Time” (Cyndi Lauper)

13. Aimee Mann “Baby Blue” (Badfinger)

14. Foo FightersBaker Street” (Gerry Rafferty)

15. The Atari’sBoys of Summer” (Don Henley)

16. Lenny KravitzAmerican Woman” (Guess Who)

17. The FugeesKilling me Softly” (Roberta Flack)

18. Scissor SistersComfortably Numb” (Pink Floyd)

19. DisturbedLand of Confusion” (Genesis)

5 Honorable mentions:

Robert Downey doing Joni Mitchell’s “River” on Ally McBeal

Red Hot Chili Peppers doing Ohio Players “Love Rollercoaster”

Mindy Smith singing a 1940’s British song “Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square”

Sarah McLachlan doing XTC’s “Dear God

Alanis Morissette’s kickin’ version of Seal’s “Crazy.

Cover I would like to hear done:

Under the Milkyway” The Church

Written by Bruce