Saturday, March 12, 2011

Top 10 Songs ...

In a feature I haven't done in a LONG time, I am going to be bringing back my Top 10. And in this installment, we are talking cover songs. Now I don't mean some version of a song that was done by your local KISS tribute band, I'm talking mainstream hitting the big time cover songs. So without futher pomp and circumstance, my top 10 list of cover songs. After the jump that is...

10. Ruby - Cake (Kenny Rogers)

9. Don't Fear the Reaper - Apollo 440 (Blue Oyster Cult)

8. It's My Life - No Doubt (Talk Talk)

7. Smooth Criminal - Alien Ant Farm (Michael Jackson)

6. How Soon is Now - Love Spit Love (The Smiths)

5. Hazy Shade of Winter - The Bangles (Simon and Garfunkel)

4. Walking In Memphis - Cher (Mark Cohn)

3. Train in Vain - Annie Lennox (The Clash)

2. Boyz in the Hood - Dynamite Hack (Eazy-E)

1. LoveSong - Adele (The Cure)

Honorable Mention

Bohemian Rhaposdy - The Braids (Queen)


  1. Nice. I like the inclusion of The Bangles. They feature more than once on mine:-

    The Bangles - Hazy Shade of Winter (Simon & Garfunkel)

    The Bangles - Tear off your own head (Elvis Costello)

    George Michael & Mary J Blige - As (Stevie Wonder)

    The Freemasons - Uninvited (Alanis Morisette)

    The Carpenters - Ticket to Ride (The Beatles)

    Scissor Sisters - Comfortably Numb (Pink Floyd)

    Donna Summer - Could it be Magic (Barry Manilow)

    Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings - What Have You Done For Me Lately? (Janet Jackson)

    Sinead O'Connor - Queen of Denmark (John Grant)

    Susannah Hoffs - Boys Keep Swinging (David Bowie)

  2. I forgot Tricky's supreme version of Black Steel. So much better than the original Public Enemy Version.