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Cover versions of favourite songs

PostPosted: Sun May 16, 2010 8:51 pm
by dermot
Cover versions are mostly sub standard attempts to jump on the coat tails of a great song to get airplay.....
Occasionally they are brilliant.......

Re: Cover versions of favourite songs

PostPosted: Sun May 16, 2010 8:54 pm
by dermot
Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders doing Radiohead's Creep.
[flash=480,385]http://www.youtube.com/v/lML2N4xB9GU&hl=en_US&fs=1&[/flash]

Re: Cover versions of favourite songs

PostPosted: Sun May 16, 2010 9:03 pm
by dermot
Antony singing Candy Says with Lou Reed.
[flash=480,385]http://www.youtube.com/v/Em7gC0bq_aM&hl=en_US&fs=1&[/flash]

Re: Cover versions of favourite songs

PostPosted: Sun May 16, 2010 9:09 pm
by dermot
The Corrs doing Jimmy Hendrix (!) Little Wing.
[flash=480,385]http://www.youtube.com/v/jMpEVzrRbe8&hl=en_US&fs=1&[/flash]

Re: Cover versions of favourite songs

PostPosted: Sun May 16, 2010 9:26 pm
by dermot
Bono doing a cover of Jimmie Rodgers Dreaming with tears in my Eyes.
[flash=480,385]http://www.youtube.com/v/JBtqIfSaw08&hl=en_US&fs=1&[/flash]

Re: Cover versions of favourite songs

PostPosted: Sun May 16, 2010 9:31 pm
by dermot
Nirvana doing Bowie's The Man who stole the World.
[flash=480,385]http://www.youtube.com/v/fregObNcHC8&hl=en_US&fs=1&[/flash]

Re: Cover versions of favourite songs

PostPosted: Sun May 16, 2010 9:50 pm
by dermot
Bell X1 doing a version of Talking Heads Heaven.
[flash=480,385]http://www.youtube.com/v/JeF-wLbXMvo&hl=en_US&fs=1&[/flash]

Re: Cover versions of favourite songs

PostPosted: Mon May 17, 2010 11:51 pm
by Daywhite
Cowboy Junkies doing Lou Reed's Sweet Jane. One of the most mesmerizing versions of a song I've ever heard.

[flash=480,385]http://www.youtube.com/v/BHRFZFmEq9o&hl=en_US&fs=1[/flash]

Re: Cover versions of favourite songs

PostPosted: Tue May 18, 2010 4:41 am
by tcm2164
Rufus Wainwright covers Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen --- Oops! I can't seem to get the video to display [I even tried reading the instructions, honest]. A little help please
[flash=480,385]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xR0DKOGco_o[/flash]

Re: Cover versions of favourite songs

PostPosted: Tue May 18, 2010 12:50 pm
by Sabina
[quote="tcm2164"]Rufus Wainwright covers Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen --- Oops! I can't seem to get the video to display [I even tried reading the instructions, honest]. A little help please

Here is the song you wanted to add.

[flash=480,385]http://www.youtube.com/v/xR0DKOGco_o&hl=en_US&fs=1&[/flash]


You have put the web address of the video between the Flash tags, and instead you need to take the address from the EMBED code (can be found on the video page), and take the part that says value=" ", you need that what's between the quotes.