When you hear the lyrics, "I fought the law and the law won," which artist comes to mind? If you're musically inclined, a certain English punk-rock band likely pops into your head. And the crunchy guitar riffs and raw power of "American Woman" probably conjure the image of a flashy rock star and his Flying V guitar. But get this, neither tune was written by the artist you associate the song with. They are just masterful takes on someone else's work. To see how your music knowledge stacks up, we've gathered the 50 best cover songs of all time. Be honest, how many did you think were originals? And for more great music trivia, check out 50 Songs Turning 50 This Year. Jimi Hendrix's rowdier, louder, and punchier electrified version of Bob Dylan's classic song, released in , blew even the original songwriter away.
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The best cover band song lists are all killer and no filler. When covering the best rock, current pop or classic rock songs, function and wedding bands will only choose the best of the best in their gig setlist. The following are songs that everyone should know, no matter your audience!
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Charleston enjoys a thriving population of gritty guitar-rock bands who specialize in the heavier, more metallic side of classic rock. Singer Ben Dante and guitarist Jack Hunter of local hard rock cover band Dante's Camaro gave us five essential metal standards any local bar band should know. And here they are. Ballard Lesemann.