Sweet 16: "Johnny B Goode" vs "The Man Who..." *CLOSED*

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Sweet 16: Best Covered Song?

Poll ended at February 24 18, 7:41 am

Johnny B Goode
7
58%
The Man Who Sold the World
5
42%
 
Total votes: 12

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Sweet 16: "Johnny B Goode" vs "The Man Who..." *CLOSED*

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http://challonge.com/GRB_cover_tourney_20 has all the tourney info.

Sweet 16!

#29: lukethedrifter's "Johnny B Goode" by Peter Tosh


Originally performed by Chuck Berry:


#20: Freed Roger's "The Man Who Sold the World" by Nirvana


Originally performed by David Bowie
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Re: Sweet 16: "Johnny B Goode" vs "The Man Who Sold the Worl

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Great matchup here.

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Re: Sweet 16: "Johnny B Goode" vs "The Man Who Sold the Worl

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Two great songs. One belongs in the pantheon of all time greats. Two great covers. One that turns the original on its ear, great rhythm, incredible horns, searing guitar solo. The other has pathos.


Do yourself a favor and put on some headphones and give them a listen.

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