Cover songs that are better than the original

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DEVO

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I'm a little torn with this one because I really love the original, but the cover is a brilliant tribute to a father who sadly passed.

The Call - Let The Day Begin

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

The original was written by Michael Been for The Call's 1989 Let The Day Begin. In August 2010 he passed away of a heart attack while backstage at his son's band's concert. Robert Levon Been and his band the Black Rebel Motorcycle Club released their cover as a tribute.
 

JimDocker

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Probably the only time a current country musician trumps an oldie.
Coe's son, Tyler Mahan Coe has made a brilliant podcast series call Cocaine and Rhinestones about country music history. Worth a listen.

Chris Stapleton is sensational. ( He just appeared in Game of Thrones as a white walker a couple of episodes ago.)
 
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