Elite 8: "Hey Jude" vs "To Love Somebody" *CLOSED*

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Elite 8: Best Covered Song?

Poll ended at March 3 18, 11:43 am

Hey Jude
10
59%
To Love Somebody
7
41%
 
Total votes: 17

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Elite 8: "Hey Jude" vs "To Love Somebody" *CLOSED*

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

Elite 8!

#17: IMADreamer's "Hey Jude" by Wilson Pickett


Originally performed by The Beatles:


#8: BottenFieldofDreams' "To Love Somebody" by Nina Simone


Originally performed by The Bee Gees:
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Re: Elite 8: "Hey Jude" vs "To Love Somebody"

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Tough choice. Haven't decided yet.

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This should be the finals.

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Re: Elite 8: "Hey Jude" vs "To Love Somebody"

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I obviously went with Jude but man these are two great songs. I wouldn't be surprised to see either win this round.

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IMADreamer wrote:I obviously went with Jude but man these are two great songs. I wouldn't be surprised to see either win this round.
So should I mix these up and switch the poll to a different song? :D

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I guess if I have to lose, I could do an awful lot worse than this one. I really like how Duane is just a member of the band. He doesn't insist on himself and get all masturbatey about it like you see with some guitarist/vocalist projects. And when Pickett starts screaming, damn, what a great moment.

Do yourself a favor and listen to Nina's To Love Somebody album. There are a lot of highlights and some strange, great choices, like her take on Revolution. Turn, Turn, Turn, and I Shall Be Released are a couple of my favorites. Good stuff.

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