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Gibson's Top 50 Cover Songs

Below is Gibson Guitars Top 50 list of Cover Songs. The artist who originated the song is in parenthesis.

1. “All Along the Watchtower,” The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Bob Dylan)
2. “Twist and Shout,” The Beatles (The Top Notes, The Isley Brothers)
3. “Hurt,” Johnny Cash (Nine Inch Nails)
4. “I Fought the Law,” The Clash (The Crickets, Bobby Fuller Four)
5. “Crossroads,” Cream (Robert Johnson)
6. “Hallelujah,” Jeff Buckley (Leonard Cohen)
7. “Mr. Tambourine Man,” The Byrds (Bob Dylan)
8. “The House of the Rising Sun,” The Animals (Traditional)
9. “You Really Got Me,” Van Halen (The Kinks)
10. “Respect,” Aretha Franklin (Otis Redding)
11. “Jolene,” The White Stripes (Dolly Parton)
12. “Hound Dog,” Elvis Presley (“Big Mama” Thornton)
13. “Little Wing,” Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble (The Jimi Hendrix Experience)
14. “The Man Who Sold the World,” Nirvana (David Bowie)
15. “With a Little Help from My Friends,” Joe Cocker (The Beatles)
16. “Ain’t That a Shame,” Cheap Trick (Fats Domino)
17. “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door,” Guns N’ Roses (Bob Dylan)
18. “Not Fade Away,” The Rolling Stones (Buddy Holly and The Crickets)
19. “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction,” Devo (The Rolling Stones)
20. “Young Man Blues,” The Who (Mose Allison)
21. “I Heard it Through the Grapevine,” Creedence Clearwater Revival (Marvin Gaye)
22. “Statesboro Blues,” The Allman Brothers Band (Blind Willie McTell)
23. “Hard to Handle,” Black Crowes (Otis Redding)
24. “Love in Vain,” The Rolling Stones (Robert Johnson)
25. “Where Did You Sleep Last Night,” Nirvana (Traditional, Lead Belly)
26. “Proud Mary,” Ike and Tina Turner (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
27. “Take Me to the River,” Talking Heads (Al Green)
28. “Higher Ground,” Red Hot Chili Peppers (Stevie Wonder)
29. “Blue Suede Shoes,” Elvis Presley (Carl Perkins)
30. “Blinded by the Light,” Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (Bruce Springsteen)
31. “That’s All Right,” Elvis Presley (Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup)
32. “Rockin’ in the Free World,” Pearl Jam (Neil Young)
33. “Oh, Pretty Woman,” Van Halen (Roy Orbison)
34. “American Woman,” Lenny Kravitz (The Guess Who)
35. “Come Together,” Aerosmith (The Beatles)
36. “Gloria,” Patti Smith (Them)
37. “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” Gerry and the Pacemakers (Rogers and Hammerstein from Carousel)
38. “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction,” Otis Redding (The Rolling Stones)
39. “You Shook Me” Led Zeppelin (Muddy Waters)
40. “How High the Moon,” Les Paul Mary Ford (Benny Goodman)
41. “Rusty Cage,” Johnny Cash (Soundgarden)
42. “Blue Bayou,” Linda Ronstadt (Roy Orbison)
43. “Absolutely Sweet Marie,” Jason and the Scorchers (Bob Dylan)
44. “Blueberry Hill,” Fats Domino (Glenn Miller)
45. “Sabbra Cadabra,” Metallica (Black Sabbath)
46. “Sorrow,” David Bowie (The McCoys, The Merseys)
47. “Monkey Man,” The Specials (Toots & the Maytals)
48. “Money (That’s What I Want),” The Beatles (Barrett Strong)
49. “Suzie Q,” Creedence Clearwater Revival (Dale Hawkins)
50. “A Day in the Life,” Jeff Beck (The Beatles)




 
06/29/2011 4:36PM
Gibson's Top 50 Cover Songs
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07/01/2011 10:28AM
Brian
Here is my modern white trashy list that wasn't created by elite music snobs 1. "Knockin on Heaven's Door" GNR (Bob Dylan) 2. "Last Kiss", Pearl Jam (The Cavaliers) 3. "Bad Company", Five Finger Death Punch (Bad Company) 4. "Fortunate Son", Corrosion of Conformity (CCR) 4. "Louie Louie", Motorhead (The Kingsmen) 5. "Another Brick in the Wall", Korn (Pink Floyd) 6. "Ring of Fire", Social Distortion (Johnny Cash) 7. "Careless Whisper", Seether (George Michael) 8. "Turn the Page", Metallica (Bob Seger) 9. "The Ghost of Tom Joad", R.A.T.M (Bruce Springsteen) 10. "Faith" Limp Bizkit (George Michael) Yes I said it That just happened.
07/01/2011 10:29AM
Brian
I listed 4 twice. I guess thats why i am white trash. i aint got no education per se
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