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Re: Original version or cover version?
« Reply #135 on: March 22, 2012, 09:02:42 pm »
Marvin & Tammi and Luther & Cheryl tied for first place.

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Re: Original version or cover version?
« Reply #136 on: May 28, 2012, 10:28:43 pm »
Freddie North - "She's All I Got"


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Johnny Paycheck - "She's All I Got"


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Tracy Byrd  - "She's All I Got"


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Re: Original version or cover version?
« Reply #137 on: July 06, 2012, 10:25:13 am »
"There'll Never Be"

The original by Switch:



Cover by Silk:



Cover by SWV:



Cover by Bobby DeBarge Jr.:



Cover by Boyz II Men:

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Re: Original version or cover version?
« Reply #138 on: July 06, 2012, 10:57:52 am »
All this time I just assumed the original to this song was performed by Earth, Wind & Fire and wondered why I could never find this on any of my EWF greatest hits compilations! :-[ ;D



Heh heh heh...! ;D

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Re: Original version or cover version?
« Reply #139 on: August 22, 2012, 08:26:52 pm »
"I'm Going Down":

The original by Rose Royce:



Cover by Mary J. Blige:



Cover by Tamera Mowry from an episode of Sister Sister:



Cover by Sera Hill from season 2 of "The Voice":


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Re: Original version or cover version?
« Reply #140 on: August 23, 2012, 05:14:56 pm »
Heh. :)

Funny.  I was just watching a few scenes from "Car Wash" the other day. :)


Rolls Royce wins this match 'hands down'.  Honorable mention to Mary Js version for bringin' it back! :D

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Re: Original version or cover version?
« Reply #141 on: October 19, 2012, 07:33:06 pm »
Another Rose Royce song "I Wanna Get Next To You"

The original:

Rose Royce - I Wanna Get Next To You


Cover version by Christion:

Christion - I Wanna Get Next To You

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Re: Original version or cover version?
« Reply #142 on: December 03, 2012, 12:19:36 pm »
Christmas Jams

Charles Brown - Please Come Home For Christmas


The Eagles-Please Come Home for Christmas


Merry Christmas Baby - Charles Brown


Otis Redding-Merry Christmas, Baby.m4v


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b) A liar who is a fan who can't admit it to himself or others."

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Re: Original version or cover version?
« Reply #143 on: December 07, 2012, 06:40:29 pm »
Running out of Lies



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"2. IF YOU DON'T READ THE BOOK BUT ARE WILLING TO ARGUE ABOUT IT EITHER YOU ARE:
a) An idiot who doesn't know what he's talking about.
b) A liar who is a fan who can't admit it to himself or others."

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Re: Original version or cover version?
« Reply #144 on: December 13, 2012, 08:19:28 pm »
Christmas Jams


Charles Brown - Please Come Home For Christmas

Otis Redding-Merry Christmas, Baby

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Re: Original version or cover version?
« Reply #145 on: December 16, 2012, 06:16:39 pm »
the lion sleeps tonight/ mbube/ wimoweh

solomon linda's & the evening birds (original verision recorded in 1939)

the song is a "zulu chant" that goes back hundreds maybe thousands of years. bottomline- it's a very old song.

i love the original but miriam makeba's version is my favoriite. makeba-fan


Solomon Linda's Original Evening Birds - Mbube (ORIGINAL VERSION OF WIMOWEH)


The Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight


Ladysmith Black Mambazo - The Lion Sleeps Tonight


Miriam Makeba - Mbube


The Weavers-Wimoweh

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Re: Original version or cover version?
« Reply #146 on: December 17, 2012, 12:16:34 pm »
Top notch post!

I am a Makeba fantatic but never heard this version.  Funkay as hell!

The image of Solomon Linda and his crew in those sharp suits...contrasting with the perfectly named "Tokens"....hilarious!

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Re: Original version or cover version?
« Reply #147 on: December 20, 2012, 04:33:45 pm »
Top notch post!

I am a Makeba fantatic but never heard this version.  Funkay as hell!

The image of Solomon Linda and his crew in those sharp suits...contrasting with the perfectly named "Tokens"....hilarious!


right-on!
oh yeah... i hoped you guys would enjoy it. great songs with a deep meaning. the "sleeping lion" lives in us all. cool thread

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Re: Original version or cover version?
« Reply #148 on: December 30, 2012, 04:56:18 pm »
"Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)"

The original by Stevie Wonder:

Stevie Wonder "Until You Come Back To Me"


Cover by Aretha Franklin:

Aretha Franklin-Until You Come Back To Me


Cover by Luther Vandross (as part of the medley with "Superstar") :

Luther Vandross - Superstar/Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)


Cover by Miki Howard:

Miki Howard - Until You Come Back To Me (1989)


Cover by Basia:

Basia-Until You Come Back To Me Thats What Im Going To Do


Cover by Camile Velasco (American Idol Season 3) :

Camile Velasco - Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)


Cover by Cyndi Lauper:

Cyndi Lauper - Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
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Re: Original version or cover version?
« Reply #149 on: March 12, 2013, 07:58:05 am »
"Can You Stand The Rain"

Original by New Edition:

New Edition - Can You Stand The Rain


Cover by Boyz II Men:

Boyz II Men- Can You Stand The Rain (WITH LYRICS)


Cover by Tyler Perry and the male cast members of "Madea Gets A Job":

Tyler Perry Sings New Edition