Favourite Cover Versions

No long discussion on what makes a good cover version because I guess the answer to that is that it is one that you like. So here are mine:

Raincoats: Lola

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QufDdHzWhgw

 

Marvin Gaye: I Heard it through the Grapevine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPnZZTVp_2A

 Aretha Franklin: Respect

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FOUqQt3Kg0

 

Soft Cell: Tainted Love

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZeJkbqjQvnk

 

The Clash: Police and Thieves

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6FZwVvS8_8

 

The Beatles: Twist and Shout

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpzggAVxLME

 

Patti Smith: Gloria

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxygqSTO1lQ

 

Jeff Buckley: Hallelujah

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIF4_Sm-rgQ

 

The Slits: I Heard it through the Grapevine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCr8V5wAroA

 

Georgie Fame: Sunny

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvb7Ogpb6hg

 

Bobby Womack: California Dreamin’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXDIMXee9t8

 

Shirley Bassey: Light my Fire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRIeYMgAv94

 

The Flying Lizards: Money

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W25_jgiY51I

 

Sandi Shaw: Hand in Glove

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oyx4yJ-RNTQ

 

Depeche Mode: Route 66 (The Beatmasters Mix)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPCvX3siCKg

 Depeche Mode Fan Exhibition figurines

Billy Bragg: The World turned Upside Down

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWRpl2S9iwk

 

 

The Clash: Brand New Cadillac

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYVLxLvdhpY

 

Talking Heads: Take me to the River (live)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puDTZAlCv4A

 

Rachid Taha: Rock el Casbah

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1p_dkJo6Y8

 Rock el Casbah: The Best of Rachid Taha

The Ramones: Baby I Love You

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWwlgFo4waQ

 The Ramones, Baby, I Love You, Italian, Deleted, 7" vinyl single (7 inch record), Sire, SRE1012, 326625

Redskins: 16 Tons

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiJC5gBApRo

 

Penetration: Nostalgia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxdBB2pKgEA

 

Sinead O’Connor: Nothing Compares 2 U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUiTQvT0W_0

 

Miles Davis: Time after Time

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhvChnPVeVI

 

Siouxsie & The Banshees: Dear Prudence

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_fk-oC331Q

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