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Okay, so my radio station is planning on doing a weekly show of all cover tunes. And I'm in charge of finding music for it... so I need your help. I need a HUGE list of covers, and I've already got a ton of stuff, but I'm sure there's a lot that I'm missing. So help a brother out and reply with cover tunes that you know, couple guidelines first: try to reply with at least more than one song, and try not to repeat anything that has been posted already. Also, a lot of places mis-label cover tunes, so make sure you're 100% on who is doing the cover. Thanks a bunch.

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If you want some metal on the show, then get your hands on Slayer's "Undisputed Attitude" album which is all punk covers. A few songs they cover are Memories of Tomorrow by Suicidal Tendencies, Sick Boy by G.B.H., and Mr. Freeze by Dr. Know to name a few.

Sid Vicious's cover of Frank Sinatra's My Way would add a nice punk rock element to the show, on top of it being a decently known tune.

The Melvins cover of the Germs Lexicon Devil is another good one to add.

Nomeansno did some fairly eclectic covers of Miles Davis's Bitches Brew, and The Ramones Beat on the Brat.

Honestly, I don't know if these songs are ideal for the radio, but I figured they were the best I could come up with for a radio environment.

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Audioslave did a cover of Seven Nation Army that is on the internet. I'd also reccomend Ramones cover of CCR's Have You Ever Seen The Rain. Maybe Blitzkrieg Bop cover by Greenday. Greenday also did a pretty decent "We Are The Champions". There is a site with lots of cover songs, I'll try and find it again.

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The Lemonheads have done loads of great covers, most famously Mrs. Robinson, but also Luka (Suzanne Vega), Skulls (Misfits) and Live Forever (Oasis), which are all worth hearing.

Voltaire's cover of Tori Amos' Caught A Lite Sneeze is very good.

The Wedding Present - Come Up And See Me (Steve Harley)

Ani DiFranco - Hurricane (Bob Dylan)

Primus - Have A Cigar (Pink Floyd)

Motörhead - Louie Louie (The Kingsmen)

The Dead Kennedys - Viva Las Vegas (Elvis Presley)

Siobhan Fahey - White Rabbit (Jefferson Airplane)

King Curtis - A Whiter Shade Of Pale (Procol Harum)

There's plenty more but off the top of my head, they're all fantastic cover versions.

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Guns 'N' Roses - Sympathy For The Devil (originally by The Rolling Stones)

The Offspring - Sin City (originally by AC/DC)


Living Colour - Sunshine of Your Love (originally by Cream)

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Yeah, I forgot to note, this is for an Alt Rock station. So try to keep it for stuff that you could actually imagine hearing on the radio. Thanks though to anyone who helps.

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"Halloween" and "Last Caress" done by AFI kick multitudes of ass.

Cake's version of "I Will Survive" is good. Better than the original if you hate disco like me.

Our Lady Peace's version of "The Needle and the Damage Done" took me aback. Also, Pearl Jam's "Keep on Rockin' in the Free World" (Neil Young...mmm.)

Johnny Cash's version of "Hurt"

and finally, who can forget Me First and the Gimme Gimmes' version of "I Believe I Can Fly" ?

Edit: Yeah...I copied this from another thread.

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1000 Homo DJs' Supernaut (Black Sabbath)

A Perfect Circle's Imagine (John Lennon)

A Perfect Circle's When The Levee Breaks (Led Zeppelin)

Arch Enemy's Symphony Of Destruction (Megadeth)

Arch Enemy's Incarnated Solvent Abuse (Carcass)

Arch Enemy's Kill With Power (Man O War)

Atreyu's You Give Love A Bad Name (Bon Jovi)

Breaking Benjamin's Who Wants To Live Forever (Queen)

Children Of Bodom's Oops! I Did It Again! (Britney Spears)

Children Of Bodom's Talk Dirty To Me (Poison)

Demon Hunter's Snap Your Fingers... (Prong)

Dillinger Escape Plan's Come To Daddy (Aphex Twin)

Dillinger Escape Plan's Damaged (Black Flag)

Dillinger Escape Plan's My Michelle (Guns N' Roses)

Dillinger Escape Plan's Honey Bucket (The Melvins)

Dope's You Spin Me 'Round Like A Record (Dead Or Alive)

Dynamite Hack's Boyz N' Da Hood (Eazy E)

Evergreen Terrace's Zero (The Smashing Pumpkins)

Evergreen Terrace's The Kids Aren't Alright (The Offspring)

Evergreen Terrace's Mad World (Tears For Fears)

Faith No More's War Pigs (Black Sabbath)

Further Seems Forever's Bye Bye Bye (N*SYNC)

H.I.M.'s Don't Fear The Reaper (Blue Oyster Cult)

H.I.M.'s Wicked Game (Chris Isaak)

Hank III's No Values (Black Flag)

Iron & Wine's Such Great Heights (The Postal Service)

Johnny Cash's One (U2)

Johnny Cash's Desperado (The Eagles)

Johnny Cash's Personal Jesus (Depeche Mode)

Johnny Cash's Rusty Cage (Soundgarden)

Johnny Cash's Thirteen (Danzig)

Johnny Cash's Solitary Man (Neil Diamond)

Johnny Cash's Redemption Song w/ Joe Strummer (Bob Marley)

Kittie's Run Like Hell (Pink Floyd)

Marilyn Manson's The KKK Took My Baby Away (The Ramones)

Mindless Self Indulgence's Bring The Pain (Method Man)

Mindless Self Indulgence's Tom Sawyer (Rush)

My Chemical Romance's Astro Zombies (The Misfits)

Nine Inch Nails' Physical (Adam Ant)

Nine Inch Nails' Suck (Pigface) *original version featured Reznor*

Nine Inch Nails' Dead Souls (Joy Division)

Nine Inch Nails' Metal (Gary Numan)

Rancid's Sheena Is A Punk Rocker (The Ramones)

thirtysecondstomars' The Hunter (Björk)

Tool's You Lied (Peach)

Tool's No Quarter (Led Zeppelin)

Type O Negative's Day Tripper / If I Needed Someone / I Want You (The Beatles)

The Used & My Chemical Romance's Under Pressure (Queen & David Bowie)

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'Baker Street' by the Foo Fighters is actually one of my favourite songs, cover or not.

Biffy Clyro did a cover of Franz Ferdinand's Take Me Out, which shouldn't be too hard to find.

And get Trust Company - Rock the Casbah. Not many people have heard it, but it's a good tune.

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Suedehead - The Killers (Morrissey)

Black Cross - RHCP (Black Flag, IIRC)

Love Rollercoaster - RHCP (Ohio Players)

Feeling Good - Muse (Nina Simone)

Live & Let Die - Guns N' Roses (Paul McCartney)

Don't Stop Me Now - The Vandals (Queen)

You Give Love A Bad Name - Atreyu (Bon Jovi?)

This Night Has Opened My Eyes - At The Drive-In (The Smiths)

Take Up Thy Stethoscope - At The Drive-In (Pink Floyd)

Halleluljah - Jeff Buckley (I've already forgotten from the other thread...>_<)

Just Like Heaven - AFI (The Cure)

Head Like A Hole - AFI (NIN)

Black - Staind (Pearl Jam)

My Sharona - The Number Twelve Looks Like You (The Knack)

Heartshaped Box - Evanescence (Nirvana)

Such Great Heights - Iron & Wine (The Postal Service)

We Will Become Silhouettes - The Shins (The Postal Service)

What's Going On - A Perfect Circle (Marvin Gaye)

Imagine - A Perfect Circle (John Lennon)

People Are People - A Perfect Circle (I want to say Depeche Mode...?)

White Wedding - Murderdolls (Billy Idol)

Wish - Linkin Park (NIN...Although I've only heard about this one, not heard it.)

Through The Grapevine - Creedance Clearwater Revival (Marvin Gaye)

Love Will Tear Us Apart - Fall Out Boy (Joy Division)

Tiny Dancer - Foo Fighters (Elton John)

Tiny Dancer - John Frusciante (Elton John)

Mad World - Finch (Mind's gone blank again. Same people as Shout.)

All Along The Watchtower - Jimi Hendrix (Bob Dylan)

Word Up - Gun (Cameo)

Word Up - Korn (Cameo)

Another Brick In The Wall - Korn (Pink Floyd)

Last Kiss - Pearl Jam (Don't remember)

Can't Help Falling In Love - Pearl Jam (Elvis)

Castles Made Of Sand - RHCP (Hendrix)

The One I Love - Sufjan Stevens (REM)

Street Spirit - The Darkness (Radiohead)

That's all the ones I can think of for now. Any mistakes or whatever, then sorry. I'm tired. Erm, I don't know what you can get away with on your show, so, you might want to check some of them out first.

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Shinedown's and the Deftones' covers of "Simple Man" (Lynyrd Skynyrd) are both very good as well.

Godsmack's cover of "Sweet Leaf" (Black Sabbath)

Massive Attack's cover of "New Dawn Fades" (Joy Division)

Shadows Fall's cover of "Welcome to the Machine" (Pink Floyd)

Sentenced's cover of "House of the Rising Sun" (Bob Dylan)

Evanescence's cover of "Blind" (Korn)

Angra's cover of "Kashmir: (Led Zeppelin)

Crowbar's cover of "No Quarter" (Led Zeppelin)

Crowbar's cover of "Dream Weaver" (REO Speedwagon)

Disturbed's cover of "Fade to Black" (Metallica)

Disturbed's cover of "Land of Confusion" (Genesis)

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