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Title says it all post your cool covers of songs we know
and love or hate, Up to you.

Planet Funk These boots are made for walking (2011)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75AG79EkOOo&feature=related

Loser's Lounge--These Boots Are Made For Walking (Lee Hazlewood
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHhlayjSsas

Zeena Schreck - Radio Werewolf "These Boots Are Made For Walking"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDIEjelrsBw

These Boots Are Made for stompin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znLnaEcSgdY

And this one gets an A+ just for the outfit.
Raquel Welch - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vea-iigxcnc

Damn they got rid of this one!!! DUUUDE IT"S BACK!!!!
Who says men can't play drums in high heels?
PIM - These Boots Are Made For Walking
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yQ7aUz9D-I

Cool 60s video...
Yvonne Prenosilová - Boty Proti Lásce (1966) These Boots Are Made For Walking (video 2)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naL5R3_kh4w


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Lights for home and
commercial TIKI bars.


video game christmas music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmWxsyIXcDs

when you try all the sounds and beats on your synth while only playing toto - africa
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jafRIOpxoc

Tim Hawkins on National Anthems
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Pb80dbVUKM

Main Street - Pop Songs Medley (International 2015)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdTS6-fbNH0

The Girl from Ipanema - Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto (cover by Elise)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09gJX0Cc6p0

[ Edited by tikiskip on 2022-05-13 19:39:22 ]

You mean cover songs like these?

Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want to Have Fun
Soft Cell - Tainted Love
Aretha Franklin - Respect
Joan Jett - I Love Rock n' Roll
Blondie - Hanging on the Telephone
Toni Basil - Hey Mickey

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Sure?
But are they love em or hate ems?

Billy Strange is cool.
Billy Strange on Hollywood A Go Go (Satisfaction)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYZ_N6zS4IM

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I am kind of an 80 child so here's the

Screaming Blue Messiahs 'I Wanna Be A Flintstone'
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGZenzfg3A0&feature=related

Keep it punk 80s.
Surf Punks - Ballroom Blitz (Cover)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3vgWLX9t44

More German punk like Musik.
I like a cover song you know but sung in foreign tongue.
Die Toten Hosen - Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Honolulu-Strand-Bikini
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFzY5A3nTAo

Very weird.
Princess Chelsea - The Cigarette Duet
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TV_128Fz2g

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Another winner from NPR's (National Public Radio) This American Life (TAL) show. --- In this episode Jon Langford (The Mekons) uses the classified ads section of the Chicago Reader to assemble a band of musicians who had never met, and to have the band rehearse and cut a song together -- a cover of "Rocket Man" -- all in one day.

This is great kinda funny but long, so if you want to just hear the song go to part two at the end.
Everyone Speaks Elton John (TAL) part 1 (This American Life)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eq71ilMyfGI

Everyone Speaks Elton John (TAL) part 2 (This American Life) "Rocket Man"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kPLbAkG7m8

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The Holidays are commin fast.
Here are some Holiday favorites, Of mine that is.

Uploaded on Jan 24, 2010
Video interpretation of Nirvana 'Smells Lilke Teen Spirit' vs Bobby Pickets 'Monster Mash' . See if you can name all the horror videos involved.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zd1snDvx-DY

Best ol lang syne ever.
Die Roten Rosen - Auld Lang Syne
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5egd2VF5Us

I want to be Christoper Walken if I grow up.

Uploaded on Nov 15, 2007
WGN's Emmy Award-winning Jeff Hoover takes his crack at impersonating Oscar-winner Christoper Walken, with Grammy-winner John Tesh on piano (now that's quite a trifecta of award winners, even if one of them really isn't there). Jeff also puts his version of Walken in a bear suit, for reasons unknown but funny nonetheless.

Chris Walken Sings Holiday Classics with John Tesh
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QL-RnlxD-ss&feature=related

The fleshtones
Super Rock Santa.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FA1OI9UWZaU

Artist: Tommy Tutone
Published on Nov 27, 2012
Title: 867-5309 / Jenny (Christmas Version)
Album: An All-Star Salute To Christmas
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekp0TyaYnEM

Don't get pissed at me.
This one is kinda funny.

All I Want for Christmas Is Jews YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6fwd1Rm1nU


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White trash has Christmas too..
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VoQ36lfGz0Y

Not white trash.
McHale's Navy - Captured Santa Part #1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AoWj3rps24

McHale's Navy - Captured Santa Part #2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpGEPlNA6y4 Part #2

Gilligan's Island Christmas Mele Kalikimaka
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDJpQ0ZVIl4

My dad had a 16 mm projector and he rented this movie
once and had all the kids on our block come over to watch it
was lots of fun.
National Film Board of Canada - The Great Toy Robbery
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7Dqfh-dE5g


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Back when hippies were cool.
Dr Hook and the medicine show - Yodel Song
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHufyCHSF1U

The Impac - Too Far Out
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nh6B9byjaE

[ Edited by: tikiskip 2014-02-11 10:01 ]

I really dig Imelda May's version of "Tainted Love"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMOgSdc8OAI

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Nice!
Found this on that page too.
And no, at this time I am not.
Hillbilly moon explosion - Johnny Are You Gay
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tBO3jyuHi0&list=RD02DbTzHweINpo

Member this one?
Green Jelly - Three Little Pigs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gtffv9bpB-U&index=3&list=RDQV6RMVnk0C8

Dancin chickens! Gotta love it.
Primus - The Devil Went Down To Georgia
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9uk9IcoQ0w

[ Edited by: tikiskip 2015-03-19 06:57 ]

Great version of Tainted Love! And I've always loved that Green Jelly video.

I can't decide who is cuter, Buster Bloodvessel or Millie Small: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdqiBZLsbLE

Two cover versions of an old classic: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWbbCIWvvmk

Nina Hagen's German version of White Punks on Dope: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgGJwYa7zMg

More crazy Germans: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyU3JfW5Cgs

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Hey Good ones Cheese man!
Could you be the person Who moved my cheese?
Nina is great!
Love crazy Germans!
Thanx for adding to the list!

Here is one of her best I think.
Nina Hagen - Mary X-Mas
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwShcD04cEs

[ Edited by: tikiskip 2014-02-11 10:08 ]

Thanks for starting the thread, some fab tunes here!

Great cover by The Beat: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBASNVcYdms

I love FYC (and not just because Roland Gift is hot): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibx5-nTLIns

UB40 has quite a few nice covers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXt56MB-3vc

Siouxsie and the Banshees

The passenger: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4fKzBfRMEo
Dear Prudence: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ww-pKVClzU
Cities In Dust: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hMagNuhLkk

The Dickies

Banana Splits: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flMS2gHFOH0

Bauhaus

Telegram Sam: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZYoeFNoOrM

I use to see Green Jello (to many times to remember) at the Hollywood Scream
in the late 1980s.

Yay, Siouxsie!

The Mike Flowers Pops - Wonderwall: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vy1ueZf1WMQ

The Mike Flowers Pops - Light my Fire: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=947CVXtXNsk

Blondie - The Tide is High : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppYgrdJ0pWk

My Great Aunt "Rose Maddox"

Move it on over: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEB1fD1jEA8

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Nice stuff!
I am the hungry wolf.

Bloodhound Gang - Kids in America
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPxtvwd-2lw

Bloodhound Gang - Along Comes Mary
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RaLEVmuM4o&list=PL3388DE5D4D70B6EA

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The Dickies, of course, improve many tunes!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ongAR7Gm4qo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sJbpTwGYg8

Possibly the best cover ever:

Jason and the Scorchers, "Absolutely Sweet Marie."
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eyv6TWeJu0Y

More crazy Germans.
Wise guys, King of the road (acapella)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1OX-0MXmic

Do you believe, Wise Guys
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEJddd_67ew


[ Edited by: tikiskip 2014-02-11 10:13 ]

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Halloween is commin....

Surf Dawgs- Munsters theme.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pkim9FWm2ZQ

TM
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On 2013-09-25 15:57, lucas vigor wrote:
Gin and Juice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ur1N3UyT1lE

That is one of the BEST cover songs!
I sent that in a cd to my sister in law and she got
it and took it to work with her and started to play it
at a stuffy office she works at and thought it was a great
song until it got to the bitches in the back part.
Then she was afraid someone had heard it.
She dose not know of Snoop Dog.

Thanx for adding it.

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SNL's season's greetings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDdSQlCbJ90


[ Edited by: tikiskip 2018-09-08 07:45 ]

Love this one. 16 Toneladas - Noriel Vilela
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSwbS9ICalQ

From here the new Heineken commercial.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Jpl_fkbiq8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGT2HfjMEEo

More Mexi Rock.
LOS ROCKIN DEVILS - BULE BULE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sU6a56vmdn0

The Jolly Boys - Can't Always Get what u Want.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSgxPyI-WVE

[ Edited by: tikiskip 2017-07-14 15:13 ]

I do my own cover songs....

Here is one I did of a Rick James tune....and the kicker is, I was hugely, sickeningly drunk when I recorded it. I know, I know, I can't sing...but I still think it is hilarious...and I played all the instruments...no samples, etc....so at least there is that! (It's better with headphones)

https://soundcloud.com/lucas-vigor/69-times?in=lucas-vigor/sets/set-3

And since I really do have mental health issues (as was pointed out to me here, recently) I love obscure 70's movies, like the Bad News Bears in Breaking Training....ok, I admit I am totally obsessed with the movie even going as far as mapping out all the filming locations and then visiting them...to see if I can feel the vibes from that san fernando valley goodness...I stand there hoping Kelly Leak will drive by...seeing how he is from Van Nuys and "Born to drive", it could happen, right? The only place I have not visited (YET) is the field in texas where the Texas Toros trained.....

anyway, if you were those kid's age when the movies were filmed (as I was) then you might understand the movies better...if not, you are deeply disturbed by how un PC they were, back in the day....but that's how I remembered things....

Ok, so this song I also recorded very drunk...also as a joke...the original song is universally panned by critics on amazon and the IMSLB because it is cheesy 70's dross based on the 1812 overture....fuck.

https://soundcloud.com/lucas-vigor/lookin-good-theme-from-the-bad?in=lucas-vigor/sets/set-3

But it isn't all bullshit with me....pretty much all the songs i record are cover versions..

I am very much a hack on the piano...but I love this song a lot, and usually it is not at such a fast pace:

https://soundcloud.com/lucas-vigor/artist-so-daco-samba

Now, do any of you really believe a sociopath could love Brazilian music? Ted Bundy, The Green River Killer, John Wayne Gacy....all of them were big fans of Jimmy Buffett.......I think that's pretty much a known fact by now.


http://soundcloud.com/lucas-vigor/sets/set-3/

I AM A SOCIOPATH!

[ Edited by: lucas vigor 2014-02-10 12:56 ]

T

Ha!
Nice, thanx for adding those.
Play that funky music white sociopath boy.


[ Edited by: tikiskip 2014-02-12 11:37 ]

TM

The tubes, basically doing an earth wind and fire song!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIDRMT-HEK4

And a personal favorite, Wall of voodoo!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JegJYlZ7UQE

YES, making a beatles song good:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIcpJFQDa64

Dirty Loops, doing Justin Beiber

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjVGJ3YFDc8

TM

eleven hundred springs doing V 8 ford boogie:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFgXaMQJnOA

T

That Wall of Voodoo is great!
Kinda too long.
Used to hear that at Crazy Mama's, Ohio's only punk bar.
I did lighting for Mitch Rider there.

Here is a nice Valentines day song for all....

Fabienne Delsol - I'm Confessin'
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxM5-gCiX4c&list=PLEzi5OfSRZTx4vVwKKl3hA8OjRfD0W6z0


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HAPPY VALENTINES DAY from TIKISKIP! Now buy your lover a Light!!

Lights for home and
commercial TIKI bars.


WESTWORLD - Mission Impossible
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcoBZvs77HI

Brazilian singer Lisa Ono doing Blue Hawaii

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPyK2jymlJY

Joey Defrancesco trio doing "Volare"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=957Yr3TdJXg

I got to meet Joey at a NAMM show a few years ago, he was in the Hammond organ booth...normally, he is a jazz artist....and I started talking to him about the capitol records ultra lounge series release "Organs in orbit"....and he started playing songs from it, in that style right in front of me...I was floored and I begged him right there and then to do a lounge jazz album in the style of people such as Jackie davis.......he said he might one day!

Joey, if you ever read this.....remember this idea!


http://soundcloud.com/lucas-vigor/sets/set-3/

I AM A SOCIOPATH!

[ Edited by: lucas vigor 2014-03-14 13:01 ]

T

Nice!
I have the "Organs in orbit" Cd.
They say that is a HammondB200 but it kinda has that B3 sound.

TM

The organs in orbit CD is probably my favorite one in that series, along with "space capades"...

When Joey D was in that booth (and this was a few years ago of course) he was playing a fully digital version made by Hammond, but it was hooked up to a Leslie....as far as I am concerned, and with the eyes closed...it looked and sounded exactly the same as a real tonewheel organ. he was even able to do some of those waterfall effects...and a lot of the typical 50's/60's sci-fi sound effects on that thing.....

Out of the Organs in orbit Cd, my favorite track is "Love is just around the corner"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnSWtd-pvUE

It's hard to find his stuff...I wish capital would re-release ALL the full source albums for the ultra lounge series....I have one CD of his that has 3 albums in one, but this track is not on it. Most of the tracks are mono. All his songs are cool cover versions.....

And speaking of mono, I wish the original, stereo david rose album would be released. This song is one of my favorites, but I have a David Rose CD that has a mono, earlier version of it:

Gay Spirits:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oT4pXNacMA

From the beginning to the end, this song has so many twists and turns and is very richly arranged...I always picture old aerial views of 50's era hollywood when I hear it....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oT4pXNacMA

Love to see someone try and do a cover of THAT tune!

[ Edited by: lucas vigor 2014-03-14 19:53 ]

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Nozomi Sasaki Christmas Song from Japan!
Best wishes for Christmas & Happy New Year 2014 to all customers!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebVu86ykHBo

HA!
Love the replies...
Caldorian11 months ago
Let's check this out about Japanese girls... Sexy (check).. Good sense of humor (Check).. Pies in face (check).. Love Christmas (check)... So why the hell am I'm still in Illinois?
Reply · 12

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Could not have said it better myself...

TheSuaveITguys3 months ago
Ho Lee Fuk!

KFC Christmas Japan: A delicious alternate reality
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFw-TZzqX8M

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mM9IeRXxdTA


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J'aime le Beurre (Surfin' Bird) Au Bonheur Des Dames

EXTRA CHEESE!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaJHYBq6fHM

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Hayseed Dixie Walk This Way
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9udowK_x5U

The Velvet Fog dips his vocal cords into the spy waters.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRQcPg5eQtM

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Nice I love Mel Torme!

And now for something completely different, or is it?

DEVO - secret agent man
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oj_oGLyPSGA

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Aquarium drunkard coolsite lots o covers.
http://www.aquariumdrunkard.com/

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Ok its Christmas and Starsky & Hutch shake down "Huggy Bear" for some info, THIS is what is
Playin on the caddie’s radio.

"Molto Groovy Christmas" video traliler.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfzoGUgyDGk

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You're a Mean One Mr Grinch by The Whirling Derveshes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0_uUzs0Hw4

Sleigh Ride · Dread Zeppelin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LW3v4X33CvA

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Ministry - Radar Love
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_-XUQiTi1g

Dam Susanna Hoffs after this video I think everybody does. HAPPY MONTH OF LOVE!!!
Susanna Hoffs - Feel Like Making Love - Live 1991
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ol4MaEPayv0

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These women are covering their own song!

K-On! Let's Go! concert, Yokohama, 30th December 2009.

The women are the seiyuu (voice actresses) for the anime K-On! in their roles as Hokago Tea Time band.

The song is basic although pleasant in a bubblegum sort of way and the level of musicianship not very good. What is interesting is that they had never played a musical instrument until a month or two before the concert which was held as their way of saying farewell to their fans at the conclusion of the series. So. Each actress had to take a crash course. For only a small portion of the concert, there was a backing band behind a scrim for the solo songs. Otherwise, everything was live; performed by the women. No pre-recorded soundtrack.

There were several costume changes keeping in line with the characters which accounts for the strange outfits. The lengthy discussion before the song begins is reenactment from an episode of the show.

Hikasa Yoko portrays the character Akiyama Mio on bass. Yoko is right-handed.

Also of interest: Note musical instruments, amps and head units. Same as characters in HTT.

Significant moments 2:55 through 7:21.

http://m.facedl.com/fvideo=akuxkniqkaaooan

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Todd Rundgren doing his own hit "Hello It's Me" with a "Quiet Village" twist.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uD_WV3MluME

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Max Raabe and Palast Orchester covering Britney Spears
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfBQ3bNNwHs

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